Travel ban details: Who counts, who doesn’t?

The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a “close” family or business tie to the United States.

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Dorchester Avenue still closed following six-alarm condo fire

Rail services are operating at the MBTA’s Red Line Ashmont station, but a major portion of Dorchester Avenue is closed.

// Photos: Fire ripped through 83-unit condo building

The six-alarm blaze gutted the $45 million apartment building.

// Vatican cardinal is charged with sex offenses in Australia

In a stunning decision certain to rock the Vatican, Australian police charged a top cardinal with multiple counts of sexual assault.

// Trump promises a ‘big surprise’ on health care

President Trump said the GOP health effort is ‘‘working along very well’’ and suggested there could be a ‘‘big surprise coming.’’

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Yvonne Abraham

Holocaust memorial is shattered, but survivors’ spirit does not waver

The attack on the memorial was an attack on everyone. And the response was swift and broad.

Dog shot, killed at N.H. rest stop

A man shot and killed a large dog that had attacked his dog, officials said.

// South Boston celebrates reopening of Medal of Honor Park

“Renovations make it look good, but I come here to give respect to the guys who gave their lives.”

// Syrian doctor caught in travel ban gives up, moves to Canada

A Syrian doctor says he won’t return to the United States to finish his studies at Brown University because of the travel ban.

// Seth Moulton seemed to be in Nancy Pelosi’s fan club. And then he wasn’t.

Moulton, who represents the North Shore in the House, has adopted a striking change in posture about Pelosi.

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It’s probably going to be a very, very busy traffic weekend on Cape Cod

And it may be too late to beat the rush.


//[1] Going to the Esplanade on July 4? Here’s what you need to know

Where should you get off the T? What can you bring to the river? When do the fireworks start? Don’t worry, we have you covered.

A bike, a grocery cart, other items piled high on a car? No, don’t do that, state police say.

And you thought that tourist in front of you had too much on the top of his car.

The Fine Print | Consumer Advocate

What to know if you maxed out a credit card and then stopped paying

The thing to know and pass along is that you don’t have to be bullied.

Adele performs at Wembley Stadium on June 28, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for September Management)

Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for September Management

Pop superstar Adele hints ‘25’ tour is her last

‘‘Touring is a peculiar thing, it doesn’t suit me particularly well,’’ Adele said.

// At Haverhill farm, it’s waste not, want not

Using an anaerobic waste digester, Crescent Farm will use manure from its 200 dairy cows to produce renewable methane fuel that can power about 950 homes.

// Braintree council urges revocation of Motel 6 license

The Braintree Town Council called the Motel 6 where a police officer was shot in May a “public safety hazard to the community.”

Home For Sale Real Estate Sign in Front of Beautiful New House.


Out to buy a home? You’d better know the terminology

There can be hidden meanings in some language used in real estate listings.

// Staples agrees to $6.9 billion buyout

The Framingham-based mainstay of office supplies has agreed to sell itself to a private equity firm for more than $6.9 billion.

Opinion | Paul S. Grogan and Patricia A. Foley

// A public treasure at risk of being squandered

The region’s public beaches are community treasures, but only if we can keep them safe and clean.

Ty Burr

// ‘Okja’: a not-so-little piggy goes to Netflix

Bong Joon Ho’s jaw-dropping new film goes straight to streaming (almost).

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// Having some post-hookup doubts

I want to continue seeing him, in a purely friends-with-benefits way, but I’m worried I’ll still end up very hurt.

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// Needed: An end to the GOP’s pointless health care saga

The prolonged uncertainty about health care — fanned by the Trump administration’s irresponsible talk about intentionally sabotaging the exchanges — is taking a toll.

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// Fifty-nine years of stories from one address

With an eye toward the future, the Boston Globe said goodbye to its longtime Dorchester home this week.


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// See how fireworks injuries skyrocket on the Fourth of July

The Fourth brings patriotic displays of color, smoke, and sound — and a slew of emergency room visits from burns or blast wounds.