Trump lashes out at Mika Brzezinski over her appearance

Trump said the MSNBC host had spent time at Mar-a-Lago at the end of the year and then disparaged Brzezinski’s appearance.


// Remember Melania Trump’s cyberbullying campaign? Her husband doesn’t either.

It’s hard to know where to even begin to interpret President Trump’s tweets this morning. But let’s start with his wife’s so-called cyberbullying initiative.

// 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 remains closed following six-alarm fire

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

// Did wooden construction feed Dorchester fire?

Projects like the six-story Treadmark are popping up all over, providing a relatively affordable way to tackle the city’s housing crunch.

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

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

Dog shot, killed at N.H. rest stop

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

// 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.

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.

// 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.

Independence Day

Workation, all we never wanted

More than a quarter of workers say they are expected to stay on top of work issues when they are on holiday.

//[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.

Fourth of July fireworks exploded over the Charles River and Esplanade, as seen from the roof of Boston University at 33 Harry Agganis Way in 2015.

Avoiding the Esplanade on July 4? Here’s seven other spots to catch the show

Not everyone’s Fourth of July plans include arriving at the Esplanade at 10 a.m. in hopes of snagging the perfect spot.

Traffic approached the Sagamore Bridge ahead of Fourth of July weekend in 2015.

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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.

A fireworks display over Boston in 2016.

Here’s a list of upcoming fireworks displays in Massachusetts

You don’t have to wait for the Fourth of July to see fireworks in Massachusetts.

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.

This 2017 photo provided by Profiles in History shows an R2-D2 droid pieced together over several years from different props used in the first five Star Wars movies. The droid has sold at auction for $2.76 million. (Profiles in History via AP)

R2-D2 used in ‘Star Wars’ sells for $2.76m

The estimated price for the prop pre-auction was $1 million to $2 million.

Chad Finn

// Downside of potential Celtics moves? Avery Bradley will probably go elsewhere

Bradley isn’t a superstar. But he’s everything else a Celtic is supposed to be.

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.

// Pop superstar Adele hints ‘25’ tour is her last

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

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.

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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.

Special reports

// 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.