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At Wellesley College, Clinton urges graduates to fight for truth

Forty-eight years after she gave the first student commencement speech at Wellesley College, alumna Hillary Clinton returned for a repeat performance.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/mother_three_cubs_May_2016_Jill_Marquard_photo.jpg Complete fear and pure magic: A resident’s encounters with the N.H. bears

The mother bear had been in his yard so many times he thought of her as part of his extended family.

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Jared Kushner discussed the possibility of setting up a secret channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, The Washington Post reports.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/686732626.jpg A (mostly) presidential Trump on display while abroad

The president’s first trip raised the question: To learn how to be a president, did Trump have to leave the US?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/H2B_visa-007.jpg Visa shortage leaves Cape tourist businesses scrambling

A change in the seasonal worker visa program means many employers didn’t get the foreign workers they count on.

The Nation

A (mostly) presidential Trump on display while abroad

President Donald Trump visited the Western Wall in Jerusalems’ Old City earlier this week.

By Annie Linskey

The president’s first trip raised the question: To learn how to be a president, did Trump have to leave the US?

Democratic divide underscored in Montana

Republican Greg Gianforte won a special House election in Montana after he was charged with assaulting a reporter on the eve of the election.

By Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns

Tension was apparent in special House election, as party’s cautious approach disappointed activists.

McConnell was right on health care bill

By Jennifer Steinhauer and Robert Pear

Senate majority leader knew that replacing the Affordable Care Act would be very difficult.

The World

Duterte warns of ‘contamination’ by Islamic State group

A Filipino soldier carried a captured ISIS flag Friday in Marawi, which has been under siege by militants since Tuesday.

By Jim Gomez

A southern city in the Philippines, home to some 200,000 people, has been under siege by ISIS-linked militants.

At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt

By Hamza Hendawi

Egypt responded by launching airstrikes against what it said were militant training bases in Libya.

Heavy fighting between rival militias erupts in the Libyan capital

By Sudarsan Raghavan

Heavy fighting between rival militias erupts in the Libyan capital

Editorial & Opinion

Michael A. Cohen

The assault on the press in the Trump era

BOZEMAN, MT - MAY 25: Republican Greg Gianforte speaks to supporters after being declared the winner at a election night party for Montana's special House election against Democrat Rob Quist at the Hilton Garden Inn on May 25, 2017 in Bozeman, Montana. Gianforte won one day after being charged for assuulting a reporter. The House seat was left open when Montana House Representative Ryan Zinke was appointed Secretary of Interior by President Trumon May 25, 2017 in Bozeman, Montana. (Photo by Janie Osborne/Getty Images)

By Michael A. Cohen

If anything, physically attacking a reporter feels like a logical next step for the GOP.

Letters

Where bias is woven into a school’s dress code

Readers find fault with arguments defending a Malden school’s dress code.

Metro

Complete fear and pure magic: A resident’s encounters with the N.H. bears

By Bryan Marquard

The mother bear had been in his yard so many times he thought of her as part of his extended family.

At Wellesley College, Clinton urges graduates to fight for truth

By Stephanie Ebbert

Forty-eight years after she gave the first student commencement speech at Wellesley College, alumna Hillary Clinton returned for a repeat performance.

This day in history

Today is Saturday, May 27, the 147th day of 2017. There are 218 days left in the year.

Business & Tech

Visa shortage leaves Cape tourist businesses scrambling

Nathan “Nick” Nickerson, the owner of Arnold’s, a restaurant, clam shack, and mini golf place in Eastham, switchef out trash bags during Friday’s busy lunch hour before Memorial Day Weekend.

By Katie Johnston

A change in the seasonal worker visa program means many employers didn’t get the foreign workers they count on.

Will housing prices push young workers out of Boston?

By Tim Logan

New study from the Boston Foundation finds 70 percent of millennials are unhappy with cost of housing in the city.

US growth in first quarter upgraded to still-slow 1.2% rate

By Martin Crutsinger

The U.S. economy began 2017 with a whimper — though not quite as weak a whimper as the government had first estimated.

Obituaries

Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser to Jimmy Carter, dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski.

By Daniel Lewis

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish strategic theorist who was national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, died on Friday.

Michael Bliss, 76, historian who dispelled myths of insulin’s discovery

By Ian Austen

While chronicling the infighting among the researchers, “The Discovery of Insulin” also illuminated the science of endocrinology.

Denis Johnson, 67, acclaimed author of fiction and poetry

Mr. Johnson’s ‘‘Jesus’ Son,’’ chronicled the lives of various drug addicts adrift in America.

By Hillel Italie

Mr. Johnson was best known for his story collection “Jesus’ Son,” which tells of crime, violence, substance abuse, and the worst of luck.

More Stories

Sports

Red Sox 3, Mariners 0

Eduardo Rodriguez, Red Sox reign over Mariners

Boston, MA - 5/26/2017 - (3rd inning) Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez (52) pitching against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning. The Boston Red Sox host the Seattle Mariners in the first of a three game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 27Sox-Mariners, LOID: 8.3.2596934708.

By Peter Abraham

The 24-year-old lefthander allowed five hits in six scoreless innings.

NCAA WOMEN’S LACROSSE FINAL FOUR

BC women rally, face No. 1 Maryland in lacrosse championship

Boston College goalkeeper Lauren Daly (34) jumps to hug teammates Brooke Troy (28) and Carly Bell, right, after they defeated Navy 16-15 in an NCAA college Division 1 lacrosse semifinal, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. Boston College will advance to the Championship final against Maryland. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

By Karl Capen

BC’s Kenzie Kent scored five goals in a victory over Navy; the Terrapins beat Penn State.

ADAM HIMMELSBACH

So what do the Celtics do with this roster?

Washington, D.C. - 5/12/2017 - (4th quarter) Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0), Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42), and Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) head to the bench for a timeout and the score tied at 87-87 in the fourth quarter. The Washington Wizards host the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 13Celtics-Wizards, LOID: 8.3.2455943579.

By Adam Himmelsbach

As an intriguing offseason approaches, they clearly need to add something, but many pieces already are in place.

Good Life

How much was JFK influenced by his mother?

Clockwise from front left: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, husband Joseph P. Kennedy, son John F. Kennedy, and daughter-in-law Jacqueline Kennedy in Hyannis Port on Nov. 9, 1960.

By Dugan Arnett

JFK can thank his mom for his sparkling wit, says author Barbara A. Perry.

Pity the workhorse of the kitchen: The humble dishwasher

By Megan McArdle

There is one element of the kitchen that has absorbed exactly zero percent of my consideration: the dishwasher. And if you think about it, that’s kind of strange.

Cars

Aston Martin swings to profit as sales double on DB11 sports car

By Benjamin Katz

The British luxury-auto maker benefits from cost cuts and demand for its new DB11 sports car.