Trump, Putin stand alone in meeting

In the case of United States versus Russia, it was as if President Trump had been hired to act as the defense attorney for President Putin.

Opinion | John Shattuck

// Is Trump committing treason?

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

Michael A. Cohen

// Trump the traitor

President Trump repeatedly takes Russia’s side, even over that of America.

// Elizabeth Warren raises another $3 million for campaign

The $2.93 million that Warren aides said the Cambridge Democrat raked in between April and June was nearly 10 times the amount any of the three Republicans running in the Sept. 4 primary raised in the same time frame.

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick campaigns for Colin Allred, who is running for governor in Texas, during an appearance at Allred's campaign headquarters in Richardson, Texas. Gov. Patrick is considering a 2020 presidential run.

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Deval Patrick swings through Texas to test a 2020 presidential bid

The former Massachusetts governor spent this July weekend in the dry Texas heat to see how it might feel to join the ever growing field of Democrats who are jockeying for the 2020 nomination.

// With hope and a hijab, Tahirah Amatul-Wadud aims to catch anti-incumbent wave in Western Mass.

She is a black, Muslim woman who has never run for political office and is now seeking to unseat US Representative Richard Neal, a 15-term incumbent, in the First Congressional District.

// 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.

// 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.

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.

// Is stoner food evolving?

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

Members of Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna's family embraced at a candlelight vigil held in his honor.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

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.

// 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.

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:

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

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.

// 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.

// Beth Israel-Lahey merger raises a Medicaid issue

A relatively low portion of both hospitals’ patients are poor.

London woman impaled by beach umbrella on New Jersey shore

The umbrella pierced her right ankle and was driven completely through due to the ‘‘force of the wind.’’

// 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.


// The developing story at NBC10 Boston is babies

A trio of anchors are all due in September.


// 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.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

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

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