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CBO report details effects of health bill

Overall, 51 million people under the age of 65 would be uninsured by the end of 2026, the Congressional Budget Office said.

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The number of delayed flights into and out of Logan airport increased substantially in the past week after one of the main runways was shut.

BOSTON, MA - 5/23/2017: Boston Globe reporter Dugan Arnett crosses Boylston Street trying to get a jaywalking ticket in Boston. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: LIFESTYLE TOPIC jaywalkinglive

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What does a guy have to do to get a jaywalking ticket in this town?

In Boston, the jaywalking ticket — which comes with a mammoth fine of $1 — has proven so elusive that it borders on myth.

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Senior Russian officials were discussing how to exert influence over Donald Trump through his advisers last sumer, according to a New York Times report.

Vice President Mike Pence walks past reporters upon his arrival on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Letter from Washington

With Trump away, D.C. unclenches, just a bit

What a change a week makes.

Alan Dershowitz Alan Dershowitz, American lawyer, speaking at the Oxford Union against Peter Tatchell, human rights campaigner, in a debate entitled

Associated Press

Is Alan Dershowitz defending Trump? Not quite, he says

The liberal defense lawyer seems to be defending President Trump in his public comments. But, he says, he’s just being consistent.

The Nation

CBO report details effects of health bill

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 04: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price looks on during a Rose Garden event May 4, 2017 at the White House in Washington, DC. The House has passed the American Health Care Act that will replace the Obama era's Affordable Healthcare Act with a vote of 217-213. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

By Victoria McGrane

Overall, 51 million people under the age of 65 would be uninsured by the end of 2026, the Congressional Budget Office said.

Analysis

Budget shows Trump’s trouble figuring out Congress

Some Republicans said they had heard nothing from Trump’s administration prior to the release of a budget notable for harsh cuts to domestic safety-net programs.

By Erica Werner

Trump has at times wrapped congressional Republicans in a clumsy embrace. At other times he’s misread, ignored, or disregarded both parties on Capitol Hill.

Reporter alleges GOP hopeful Greg Gianforte body-slammed him

MISSOULA, MT - MAY 24: Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte speaks to supporters during a campaign meet and greet at Lambros Real Estate on May 24, 2017 in Missoula, Montana. Greg Gianforte is campaigning throughout Montana ahead of a May 25 special election to fill Montana's single congressional seat. Gianforte is in a tight race against democrat Rob Quist. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

By Jonathan Martin

A reporter and the Republican candidate for Montana’s sole congressional seat were in an altercation Wednesday.

The World

Brazil’s Temer loses another aide as pressure mounts

Demonstrators sit in front of a line of riot policemen during the protest

By Eraldo Peres and Mauricio Savarese

Tens of thousands of demonstrators called for President Michel Temer’s ouster on Wednesday and federal police asked him to give a statement in a corruption investigation.

Trump Expected to Endorse NATO Mutual Aid Pledge, Ending Silence

By Michael D. Shear and Mark Landler

ROME — President Donald Trump is expected to publicly endorse NATO’s mutual defense commitment at a ceremony Thursday at the alliance’s headquarters, an administration official said, breaking months of silence about whether the United States would automatically come to the aid of an ally under attack.

No Fireworks: Pope and Trump Meet in Quiet Diplomacy

By Mark Landler and Jason Horowitz

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis and President Donald Trump discussed terrorism and the radicalization of young people in a meeting Wednesday in which two global leaders with starkly different world views sought to bridge the chasm between them with a handshake, a private audience and a mutual pledge to work for peace.

Editorial & Opinion

Clark chastises DeVos on school discrimination

US Representative Katherine M. Clark, a Massachusetts Democrat, questioned Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about federal funds and discrimination against LGBTQ students.

By Travis Andersen

“I am shocked that you cannot come up with one example of discrimination that you would stand up for students,” US Representative Katherine Clark said.

DANTE RAMOS

Wiping out Net neutrality helps only big telecom firms

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 05: Proponents of net neutrality protest against Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai outside the American Enterprise Institute before his arrival May 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. Appointed to the commission by President Barack Obama in 2012, Pai was elevated to the chairmanship of the FCC by U.S. President Donald Trump in January. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

By Dante Ramos

Being pro-business doesn’t have to mean giving big companies anything they ask for.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Boston needs to figure out how to share the roads

BOSTON, MA - 5/19/2017:Bikers in mass rdie down Washington Street Boston. National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19, 2017. In total, 13 bike convoys will made stops at locations across the metro Boston area, and cyclists will meet at Boston City Hall Plaza in the morning for a festival that will include music, exhibits and breakfast. Other cyclists gathered at City Hall Plaza, wearing black in protest and for a silent vigil. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 20jaywalkers

By Joan Vennochi

Motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians need to come together.

Metro

Is Alan Dershowitz defending Trump? Not quite, he says

Alan Dershowitz Alan Dershowitz, American lawyer, speaking at the Oxford Union against Peter Tatchell, human rights campaigner, in a debate entitled

By Nestor Ramos

The liberal defense lawyer seems to be defending President Trump in his public comments. But, he says, he’s just being consistent.

What does a guy have to do to get a jaywalking ticket in this town?

BOSTON, MA - 5/23/2017: Boston Globe reporter Dugan Arnett crosses Boylston Street trying to get a jaywalking ticket in Boston. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: LIFESTYLE TOPIC jaywalkinglive

By Dugan Arnett

In Boston, the jaywalking ticket — which comes with a mammoth fine of $1 — has proven so elusive that it borders on myth.

‘Defining moments often don’t come with a warning’

Cambridge, MA: 05-24-2017: Former acting US attorney general Sally Yates speaks during the Harvard Law School Class Day celebration in Cambridge, Mass. May 24, 2017. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/Mark Shanahan, Names ( 25SallyYates )

By Mark Shanahan

Sally Yates shared some hard-earned wisdom with Harvard Law School graduates yesterday.

Business & Tech

Bold Types

Changing of the guard at Boston’s Acquia

Chief executive Tom Erickson, a longtime tech-industry leader, plans to step down from the job and become Acquia’s board chairman.

Acquia, a big Boston tech startup that sells software used to run corporate, government, and nonprofit websites, is looking for a new boss.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

GOP health care bill casualty? Insurers markets

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 04: (L-R) U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), President Donald Trump, Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) participate in a Rose Garden event May 4, 2017 at the White House in Washington, DC. The House has passed the American Health Care Act that will replace the Obama era's Affordable Healthcare Act with a vote of 217-213. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

By Evan Horowitz

Tying insurance to employment keeps people stuck in bad jobs and ensures that every recession brings a wave of newly uninsured people.

hiawatha bray | TECH LAB

How other countries are trying to censor the Internet

Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun addresses the audience at the royal ploughing ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 12, 2017. The annual event marks the beginning of the growing season in Thailand for rice. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

By Hiawatha Bray

There’s reason to worry about increasing efforts to block certain content outside the US.

Obituaries

Beatrice Trum Hunter, 98, innkeeper, writer at vanguard of nutrition

By Bryan Marquard

Being so far ahead of her time meant that in those early years, Mrs. Hunter was considered “not only a crank but a crackpot, but that’s one of the problems when you’re before the wave.”

Robert Boyle, 88, writer, watchdog of rivers, wildlife

By Sam Roberts

Mr. Boyle became the unofficial guardian of the Hudson River as a crusading conservationist and a founder of a widely replicated watchdog group called Riverkeeper.

Barbara Smith Conrad; opera star found self in middle of civil rights fight

Barbara Smith Conrad, a opera singer, at her home in New York, Jan. 29, 2011. In 1957, Conrad was cast opposite a white male student in a college opera production, and she was pulled from the performance after objections from the Texas Legislature, due to her race. Conrad's story is now the subject of a PBS documentary called

By Emily Langer

Ms. Conrad sang on the most illustrious stages of the world, from New York’s Metropolitan Opera to the Vienna State Opera.

Sports

RED SOX 9, RANGERS 4

Just as he predicted, Red Sox had Chris Sale’s back

Boston, MA - 5/24/2017 - (7th inning) Boston Red Sox second baseman Josh Rutledge (32) and Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts (50) celebrate at the plate after scoring on a 2 RBI single by Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia (15), not pictured, during the seventh inning. and The Boston Red Sox host the Texas Rangers in the second of a three game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 25Sox-Rangers, LOID: 8.3.2576713733.

By Peter Abraham

The Red Sox’ ace got plenty of run support via a 7-run seventh inning as he posted his fifth win.

MLB ROUNDUP

Jacoby Ellsbury hurt; Yankees beat Royals

New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury (22) steadies himself after colliding with the outfield wall fielding a flyout hit by Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar during the first inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Ellsbury left the game after the collision. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Helped by a great first-inning catch that forced the center fielder from the game, Luis Severino won for the first time in a month in leading New York over Kansas City.

GIRLS’ LACROSSE

Waltham’s Taylor Pinzone scores school-record 17 goals

Waltham High senior midfielder Taylor Pinzone, center, (17) , seen scooping up a loose ball during Tuesday's win over Cambridge, is closing in on the state record for career points. She will play at Northwestern. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (WeWk, LMullen)

By Ryan Hathaway

The senior also shattered her school record of 141 goals in a season she set last year.

Thursday Scene

Oh, the places you’ll go when visiting the new Seuss museum

Each room in the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum is painted in bright colors and features murals from many of his books.

By James Sullivan

Crews are scrambling to put the finishing touches on the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss, the first museum dedicated to the life and work of the revered children’s author.

Stage Review

A bank robbery and a play go wrong at Gloucester Stage

From left: Johnny Lee Davenport, Nael Nacer, Paul Melendy, and Shuyi Jia in “Bank Job.”

By Don Aucoin

Its strident tone trips up John Kolvenbach’s “Bank Job,’’ about an attempted heist by two brothers.

Stage Review

‘Camelot’ at the Lyric Stage Company feels new and intimate

Maritza Bostic as Guenevere, Jared Troilo (kneeling) as Lancelot, and Ed Hoopman as Arthur in “Camelot.”

By Don Aucoin

“Camelot’’ premiered on Broadway in 1960 became a shorthand metaphor for JFK’s presidency after his assassination.