Trump, Putin stand alone in meeting

Every time the topic of whether Russia meddled in the 2016 election came up, President Trump leapt to the defense of the Russian president.


Opinion | John Shattuck

// Is Trump committing treason?

President Trump may be giving aid and comfort to an enemy.

Weymouth, MA--7/16/2018-- People hold up cellphones with a candle on them at a candlelight vigil for slain Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 17weymouthpic Reporter:

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Hundreds gather at vigil for shooting victims in Weymouth

“My son would be so proud and I have never been prouder to be from Weymouth,” said Minnie Chesna, mother of officer Michael Chesna, who was killed along with a 77-year-old local woman in a shooting Sunday.

// Friends say Weymouth suspect struggled with mental health issues, tough family life

Friends of Emanuel Lopes said he showed signs of mental and emotional turbulence during his school years, as well as indications of recent drug abuse.

// Loved ones identify woman slain in Weymouth

The bystander killed in Weymouth, allegedly by a man who is also accused of murdering an on-duty police officer, was identified as 77-year-old Vera Adams.

 Weymouth police officers embraced after the procession for slain officer Michael Chesna passed by the police statio.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Alleged Weymouth killer shot officer 10 times

The suspect, 20-year-old Emanuel Lopes, was not healthy enough after being shot in the leg to face a judge Monday, and was slated to be arraigned Tuesday.

Boston MA 4/14/18 Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during first inning action at Fenway Park (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: Red Sox-Orioles reporter:


Chris Sale’s greatness plain to see — time for Red Sox to lock him up

As Chris Sale gets ready for his third straight All-Star Game start, it’s not too soon for the Red Sox to think about working out a new contract with him.

Boston, MA - 7/12/2018 - Stoner food at the Gallows: Stoner's Delight (peanut butter mousse, chocolate ganache, banana, brulee'd Fluff. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Lifestyle, Reporter: Devra First, Topic: 18pot, LOID: 8.4.2514162865.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Is stoner food evolving?

We don’t talk about cannabis when we talk about cuisine, but the stoned appetite has helped shape restaurant menus.


// Denied a chance to say goodbye to an old friend

When Thelma Kaminsky died last month at age 87, no friends gathered in her building to grieve and pay their respects. The managers of her building wouldn’t allow it.

// Harvard initiative employee apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ comments made to neighbor in viral video

A video of Theresa Lund, executive director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, asking a neighbor if she lived in the “affordable apartments” has gone viral.

Allston, MA--7/16/2018-- An Immigrant mother who has asked to be identified by the initials W.R. cradles her 9 year-old son, A.R. during a press conference at the Brazilian Worker Center. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 17reunionpic Reporter:

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Mother and son are reunited after 45 days of separation under Trump’s policy

A mother from Brazil who fled to the United States seeking safety from abuse encountered a “nightmare” when her son was taken from her by the government.

// 80 percent of kids in Boston’s affluent areas go to high-quality public schools. In Mattapan? Five percent

A computerized system that Boston uses to assign students to schools is locking out many black and Latino students from high-performing schools, according to a report obtained by the Globe.

// Baker aims to protect students from future college closures

Governor Charlie Baker’s plan would require at-risk schools to submit contingency closure plans, and also to notify students if the schools are at significant risk of closing.

// Former Mass. governor Deval Patrick to lend hand to campaigns in Texas

Patrick is in Texas to give an address to the NAACP convention — a chance to test out his message and rationale for running for president.

// Russian charged with infiltrating American political organizations

Court papers show that Maria Butina’s activities included efforts to use contacts with the National Rifle Association and American politicians to gather intelligence for Russia.

// Amid pay scandal, highway officials vow closer scrutiny of bills from State Police

Massachusetts highway officials will start auditing at least twice yearly police bills for patrolling the Turnpike to ensure the charges reflect actual costs.


// The developing story at NBC10 Boston is babies

A trio of anchors are all due in September.

Opinion & Ideas


// Putin pets his poodle at the Helsinki summit

Trump’s actions in Helsinki were truly disturbing.

Special reports

// For refugees in Kenya, an education in hope

The Kakuma Refugee Camp is a holding center for thousands dispossessed by war and conflict. A New Hampshire university has made it the focus of its global plans.


// If you’re neuroscientist Brenda Milner, this is how you turn 100

She’s joined the rare club of centenarians, and the even rarer one of centenarians in neuroscience.

Globe event

Seattle’s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.

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// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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