Baker eyes record $30m for reelection

The goal, made feasible by an elaborate campaign finance operation, would likely give Baker a crushing financial advantage in 2018.

// ‘Everyone thinks I’m a hero, but I don’t really think I am’

A man who pulled a woman from her car after a violent wreck in Reading downplayed his role.

// Chilling similarities between Tsarnaevs, Manchester bomber

Like Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Salman Abedi was a son of refugees who had recently visited his parents’ homeland.

The Trump presidency

// Why did Jared Kushner seek out a key Putin ally?

Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and adviser, met with a Russian banker in December in an effort to contact Russia’s president.

// Here’s how Trump likes to get his intel: in small bites

The president consumes classified intelligence like he does most everything else in life, ravenously and impatiently.

// White House acts to ease birth control rule for some employers

“With this executive order,” President Trump said, “we are ending the attacks on your religious liberty.”

// Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega dead at 83

Noriega, a onetime friend of the US, was ousted by American troops in 1989.

Michael McCarthy in court last week, during jury selection.

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Bella Bond murder trial starts today

Michael McCarthy of Dorchester is accused of killing his girlfriend’s daughter and dumping the girl’s body in the ocean in 2015.

// Backlog on building upkeep is mounting at state campuses

The state must focus on repairing old buildings before constructing new ones at state universities, one official said.

// In Marion, ex-FBI director Robert Mueller emphasizes integrity

Mueller, speaking at Tabor Academy’s commencement, didn’t mention President Trump or the Russia investigation during his speech.

// MBTA’s ailing pension fund still lacks a chief after nearly a year

Michael Mulhern resigned in June 2016, and several factors complicate the hiring of a permanent replacement.

Pembroke- 6/28/2016 Gypsy moth caterpillar infestation is taking a toll on oak trees in the area. A closeup of one on an infested oak tree in Pembroke. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)

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Gypsy moths have found yet another way to annoy people

Gypsy moth rashes were first documented in the early 1980s, during the last major infestation in the Northeast.

// The real drama in Boston’s theater district? The intermission dash to the ladies’ room.

Intermission is short and the line for women’s room is long at the Boston Opera House. Paula Brennan’s job is to keep things moving along.

// Head north for your warmth

The expected high in Caribou, Maine — perched near the northernmost corner of Maine — is two degrees higher than Boston’s today.

// Cape Cod’s summer is off and running, despite chilly start

The tourist season got off on the right foot, Monday’s weather notwithstanding, according to the head of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce.

Former NHL player Kevin Stevens is shown during a Globe interview on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at his attorney's in Boston. (Globe photo/Kevin Paul Dupont)

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‘It’s a two-minute decision. If I say no, my life goes a different way’

After a damaging descent into addiction, former NHL star Kevin Stevens has been clean for a year and is grateful for a second chance.

This image provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 29, 2017, shows Tiger Woods. Police in Florida say Tiger Woods has been arrested for DUI. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says on its website that the golf great was arrested Monday and booked at about 7 a.m. (Palm Beach County Sheriuff's office via AP

Tiger Woods says DUI arrest was because of medication

“Alcohol was not involved. What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications,” Woods said in a statement.

Love Letters

// He thinks her sister is hot

“I know it was ‘guy talk,’ but that doesn’t excuse it.”

// Cryptocurrency like bitcoin is one of the hottest investments around

There are few places in the world where you can buy things with bitcoin, but its value is rising.


// McDreamy receives honorary degree from Bates

Actor Patrick Dempsey traded scrubs for a cap and gown.

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Women-only screenings of ‘Wonder Woman’ sell out and prompt complaints

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema chain said that the project could expand to other locations around the country.


// The true meaning of Memorial Day

In a foxhole with bullets whizzing overhead, two 21-year-olds made a sacred pact.

Confidential tips

// Have an investigative news tip?

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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Diane Hessan

// The multiple personalities of the American voter

Based on my research, Trump voters are as confident and supportive of their president as ever.

Special reports

Spotlight Follow-up

// Doctor who faced retaliation for double-booked surgery worries wins lawsuit

Dr. James Holsapple had “vehemently objected” to doctors doing two operations at once.


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// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// Trump wasn’t always so linguistically challenged. What could explain the change?

A striking decline in Trump’s speech could reflect changes in the health of his brain, some experts say.