E-mails link Walsh’s inner circle to scandal

Joyce Linehan, Mayor Walsh’s chief of policy.

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The e-mails offer a previously undisclosed link between members of Walsh’s inner circle and the City Hall scandal that has led to a federal extortion charge.

House panel pushes to make Library of Congress use ‘illegal aliens’

Given everything on the congressional agenda, lawmakers are not known for paying attention to library cataloging.

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced plans to partner with police, clergy, and other community groups for a safe summer.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/27burlington_itjl-7A.jpg Burlington College closes under unwanted spotlight

These last two weeks, students have been scrambling to transfer to other colleges, while graduates rushed to save thesis projects.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke during a rally in San Diego.

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In San Diego, Trump shames ‘Mexican’ judge as protesters storm streets

As hundreds protested outside his rally, Donald Trump reveled on stage in the drama his candidacy has created.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-1760.jpg In search of Bill Weld’s real motive

Sometimes something completely out of the blue doesn’t surprise you a bit.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/8b140077d1744be2913929d21c3968e7-8b140077d1744be2913929d21c3968e7-0.jpg Hiker’s family decries reports that criticized her skills

The family’s statement said Geraldine Largay was cogent and had considerable experience hiking.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-1793.jpg Up and down — but mostly up — the income ladder

In the US, neither poverty nor wealth is immutable, and no one’s station in life is fixed at birth.

Boston, MA - 05/27/2016 - Sia performs at Boston Calling on Friday night. (Ben Stas for The Boston Globe)

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Quirk and quality at Boston Calling’s opening night

The opening night of the final Boston Calling festival to be held at City Hall Plaza was compact in size, but expansive in style.

Memorial Day

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This Memorial Day, you’ll see their work at historic ceremonies in Gloucester, Middleborough, and Northborough.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_cleanwaters2_met.jpg Hot weather on tap for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is turning out to be a hot one, with the possibility of record-breaking temperatures for some communities.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Tlumacki_auburnpoliceofficerfuneral_metro555.jpg Slain Auburn officer honored, remembered by thousands

Stories about Officer Ronald Tarentino sent laughter rippling through a packed church and helped paint a vivid portrait the slain officer during an emotional funeral service.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160527_WALKER_28blspic_2810xx-001.jpg A classmate’s parting gift for Boston Latin class

“Our class has been kind of divided,” said Phillip Sossou. “Having these pictures helps us to embrace our diversity.”


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There are some unique challenges facing researchers who want to document transgender history.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/shutterstock_419356309.jpg A Boston story in 50 words

We didn’t want to go to a shelter. They would have parted us.

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At a career crossroads, it’s time for Buchholz to show some fight

Clay Buchholz may come to realize this might be the best thing that ever happened to him.

Blue Jays 7, Red Sox 5

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Donaldson is 13 of 33 (.394) with three doubles, a triple, four home runs, and 11 RBIs in eight games against the Sox this year.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-1804.jpg Welcome to the ‘nothing matters’ election

In the Year of Trump, policy takes a back seat to partisanship and tribe.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_B7415.jpg Why the State Dept. e-mail investigation really matters

The report could affect Hillary Clinton’s ability to pivot her campaign heading into the general election.

The Big Picture

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Obama’s historic Hiroshima visit

President Obama became the first sitting US president to visit the Japanese city, where he paid tribute to the 140,000 lives lost in the 1945 atomic bombing.