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With advisers on both sides, Trump torn on Paris climate accord

Will President Trump keep the US in the Paris climate accord?

By Michael D. Shear and Diane Cardwell

Trump had said over the weekend that he would announce his decision this week.

When hate happens to someone else, what do you do?

Megan Lim used a technique from an intervention course to stop a customer who was berating Target workers.

By Kay Lazar

Workshops that teach people how to intervene in hateful incidents are increasingly popular.

Cleveland officer who shot and killed 12-year-old is fired

Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said his department has learned a lot from the 2014 death of Tamir Rice.

By Jacey Fortin and Jonah Engel Bromwich

A second officer was suspended in the Tamir Rice shooting, which set off national protests.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Ben Mezrich

Mark Zuckerberg 2.0 — the road to the White House

Mark Zuckerberg spoke at Harvard University’s commencement last week.

By Ben Mezrich

We now live in a Facebook world, so doesn’t it make sense that we’ll eventually elect a Facebook president?

Renée Graham

Too little, too late from President Trump on Portland killings

In an April 29 photo, Jeremy Joseph Christian (right) was seen during a Patriot Prayer organized by a pro-Trump group in Portland, Ore.

By Renée Graham

Hate crimes have risen since last fall’s election, and Trump’s divisive rhetoric is now registering an actual body count.


Trump embarrasses the US overseas

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Trump met with other heads of state last week at the G7 summit in Sicily. Merkel has said that Europe can no longer rely on the United States.

By Scot Lehigh

President Trump has managed to sour our relationship with Germany, as well as the rest of NATO.


Last year’s drought had an upside: cleaner beaches in Boston

South Boston-05/17/2017- Frankie Harvey(cq), age 3 from Framingham bravely runs into the cold water of the beach at Marine Park in South Boston. City beaches will open Thursday just in time for a scroching spring day predicted to be in the 90's. JohnTlumacki/ The BostonGlobe (metro)

By Michael Levenson

The ocean off Boston-area beaches was unusually clean last summer, confirming that many have shed their reputation as basins for cigarette butts and sludge.

Accused killer taught Bella Bond to ‘blow heads off’ monsters she saw in her nightmares with love

Michael McCarthy (left) conferred with his attorney, Jonathan Shapiro, in court Tuesday.

By Evan Allen

The defense sought to paint the man accused of murdering 2-year-old Bella Bond as a caring, intelligent person.

Richard Neal says Democrats must focus on economic development

Boston, MA May 30, 2017: U.S. Representative Richie Neal is pictured as he is interviewed by Globe reporter Josh Miller (not pictured) at the AT&T Store on Boylston Street as part of the Political Happy Hour Series. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

By Laura Krantz

“They see us as not caring anymore,” said the Springfield congressman.

Business & Tech

Shirley Leung

Salem State presidential pick reflects parochial search process. Students deserve better

John Keenan (left) has been chosen by the trustees to be the next president of Salem State University, succeeding Patricia Meservey. When Meservey steps down, none of the state’s nine public universities will have a woman president

By Shirley Leung

A decade ago, female presidents presided over five of the state’s nine public universities. Soon there will be none.

Mass. wants to update its alcohol laws. Not all are happy

Business groups are calling for the abolition of “place of last drink” reports, and want it to be legally safer for bars and stores to accept out-of-state identification.

By Dan Adams

With a task force reviewing state alcohol rules, health experts are pushing back, arguing for tougher restrictions.

Is Boston’s building boom coming to Kenmore Square?

Boston’s development boom may finally be reaching Kenmore Square.

By Tim Logan

Developers want to put up two large hotels along Beacon Street, which would dwarf their neighbors.


Manuel Noriega, dictator ousted by US in Panama, dies at 83

Mr. Noriega had a complicated relationship with the United States until the US military arrested him in 1990.

By Randal C. Archibold

Mr. Noriega’s ties to drug trafficking led to his ouster in 1989 in the largest US military action since the Vietnam War.



Chris Sale allowed a lot of runs, but Red Sox scored even more

Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr., left, and Deven Marrero celebrate after scoring on Marrero's home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

By Peter Abraham

Deven Marrero hit two home runs as the Red Sox pounded out 16 hits in a wild win.


Red Sox gave up a lot in Chris Sale deal, but it was worth it

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale heads to the bullpen before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Red Sox Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

By Nick Cafardo

Sale is only 28 years old and under control for two more years at salaries the Red Sox can easily afford.

Adam Himmelsbach

Celtics can expect ‘a much better Jaylen Brown’ next season

Boston, MA May 19, 2017: The Cavaliers LeBron James starts a drive on Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown on the parquet floor of the TD Garden. The Boston Celtics hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Two of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the TD Garden. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

By Adam Himmelsbach

The first-year forward earned his minutes on a playoff team and never hit a “rookie wall.”

Wednesday Food

Iftar is the nightly meal that breaks the Ramadan fast. This year, it’s a chance to share more than food.

Farah Abbas and her mother, Anjum Abbas, make pakoras for iftar.

By Sheryl Julian

Eating brings people together. For many Muslims, that’s an opportunity.

Cheap Eats

The happy return of Pho So 1

Napoleon beef at Pho So 1.

By Sheryl Julian

After losing its license briefly in March, one of Dorchester’s favorite Vietnamese restaurants is back.

The confident cook

This dish is a celebration of spring vegetables

Spring vegetable vignarola

By Karoline Boehm Goodnick

Artichokes are at the heart of vignarola.