Gun groups are up in arms over a . . . hearing aid bill?

South Boston, MA -- 1/16/2017 - Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 17mlkbreakfast Reporter:

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How does a hearing aid bill turn into a fight about gun rights? Have Elizabeth Warren as the lead legislative author, apparently.

// Homeland security chief: Secret Russia talks ‘a good thing’

John Kelly made the comments Sunday during a television interview.

// ‘Jared is doing a great job for the country,’ Trump says

The president’s statement came amid rumors of tension with key adviser Jared Kushner.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, is welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Palace of Versailles, near Paris, France, Monday, May 29, 2017. Monday's meeting comes in the wake of the Group of Seven's summit over the weekend where relations with Russia were part of the agenda, making Macron the first Western leader to speak to Putin after the talks. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, pool)

Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West

On a trip likely to shape Russia-France ties for years, President Putin was visiting France Monday for talks with newly-elected French President Macron.

Robert S. Mueller will speak Monday at Tabor Academy’s commencement ceremony.

Special counsel Robert Mueller to speak at Tabor Academy

The former FBI director, investigating possible links between Russia and the Trump campaign team, will address graduating seniors.

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Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art

The painting, stolen by Nazis during World War II, will be auctioned this July.

Crash leaves Brockton motorcylist dead in West Bridgewater

His passenger, a Norton woman, was seriously injured, according to State Police.

// Eighth-graders refuse to be photographed with Paul Ryan

About half of a 150-student group from New Jersey wouldn’t participate in the photo op outside the Capitol.

// Is Prince Harry Obama’s new BFF?

Fresh off an Italian jaunt, the former president made a stop in London to hang out with the royal.

Activists chanted in the Texas Capitol Rotunda to protest a bill to ban the donation of aborted fetal tissue to medical researchers.

A new look for women’s rights protests: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ cloaks and bonnets

Across the country, women’s rights advocates are using costumes straight out of Margaret Atwood’s story of a dystopian society.

// ‘Somerville’s the worst for condo conversions’

Somerville’s housing wars have a new battlefield: a city ordinance that controls conversions of apartments to condominiums.

North Korea fires missile near Japan

North Korea on Monday fired an apparent ballistic missile off its east coast that landed in the waters of Japan’s economic zone.

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Memorial Day

Boston, MA - 5/28/2017 - George Rohlfing, a volunteer for the Massachusetts Military Hero Fund, holds flags in the annual Memorial Day Flag Garden on Boston Common in Boston, MA, May 28, 2017. Over 37,000 flags are planted in the ground on the hill leading to the Soldiers and Sailors Monument to represent the military personnel from Massachusetts killed in combat since the Revolutionary War.(Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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A tribute to the 37,000 Mass. soldiers killed in combat

For the eighth year, volunteers placed flags on Boston Common in honor of all the Massachusetts soldiers killed in combat.

// At Cambridge Cemetery, a mystery solved — and remembered

For decades, Brian Cutler’s family had no idea who was leaving flowers on his uncle’s grave at each Memorial Day weekend.


Spice-rubbed steak, plus two tasty sides, all on the grill

Cook up a couple of big juicy steaks and pair them with a tangy slaw of grilled cabbage and onions.

What’s open and what’s closed on Memorial Day?

A look at how the holiday might affect your routine.

JFK at 100

Today would have been President John F. Kennedy's 100th birthday. A number of events will mark the occasion.

A cake baked by Montilio’s Bakery to honor the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth will be served Monday at the JFK Library.

Putting the icing on JFK centennial celebration

Montilio’s Bakery of Brockton, which has long had an association with the Kennedy family, created the cake for Monday’s event at the JFK Library.

Back-channel talks with a Soviet agent allowed the Kennedys to keep FBI boss J. Edgar Hoover out of the loop.


For Trump, some lessons about family ties from the Kennedys

The current president would do well to study the lessons of his predecessor of half a century ago.

// Here’s how Boston is trying to control the geese population

Every spring, park rangers converge on the Esplanade and other parks to carry out a process called egg addling.

May 25, 2017 - Irene Kneeland poses with the solar panels on the roof of her home in Sutton, Mass. Kneeland expects to have an electric bill at nearly zero this year thanks to the panels. Photo Credit: Justin Saglio for the Boston Globe. Section: Business. Slug: 29solar.

Home solar power becomes a brighter prospect for many

Historically, installing solar panels was a pricey proposition, but more homeowners are doing it now.

Lena Headey (left) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

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TV Critic’s Corner

With an end in sight, ‘Game of Thrones’ will get right to the point

There are only 13 episodes left — to be spread over two seasons — before the game is up.


// This 14-year-old from Grafton wanted an alternative to Tommy John surgery. So he went to Alabama.

Sammy Rosenfield chose a UCL repair, which has a 100 percent success rate to date.

// ‘I ain’t fit to live’: Police say Miss. gunman killed 8

A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife over his children was arrested Sunday after a house-to-house shooting rampage.

// 44 stranded by high tide on Provincetown breakwater

People often walk along the Long Point breakwater, a mile-long stone jetty that protects the salt marshes from ocean currents.

Police investigated a deadly stabbing on a train in Portland, Ore., on Friday.

‘Without them, we’d probably be dead right now’

Destinee Mangum tearfully thanked the two men who were killed after trying to intervene when a man went on an anti-Muslim tirade aboard a train.


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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.