Most VA nursing homes lack quality of private facilities

The new data suggest large numbers of veterans suffered potential neglect or medication mismanagement.

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Governor Charlie Baker declined to say what his son told him about the alleged incident, calling it a “personal matter.”

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Denise Ezekiel, 49, of Holbrook, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years of probation and ordered to pay back the money she stole and perform 100 hours of community service.

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The 9-year-old son of Lidia Souza is being held at Heartland Alliance, an organization that operates shelters for unaccompanied minors in the Chicago area.

Passersby took photos in front of the Red Hen Restaurant in Virgina on Saturday.

Trump calls Red Hen ‘dirty’ after restaurant asks Sarah Sanders to leave

President Trump is attacking the cleanliness of a Lexington, Va., restaurant after its owners asked his press secretary to leave.

DEVRA FIRST

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Obviously, McDonald’s would score high. Other restaurants, not so much.

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President Donald Trump said those trying to come to the US illegally “must simply be stopped at the Border and told they cannot come into the US.”

Statue of Liberty at sunrise with copy space

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Opinion | Niall Ferguson

Empathy, but also realism, are necessary in facing immigration

This is not an American problem. It is a global problem.

Littleton Police

MBTA commuter rail train hits tractor trailer in Littleton

There were no injuries reported aftr the accident on Foster Street, police said.

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A woman lost control of her car Monday morning, causing her vehicle to slide off the road and crash into the front porch of the Methuen home.

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As one failed drug trial after the next has dashed hopes for a medical miracle, people are seeking out new solutions.

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Fallon recently said that he “made a mistake” being so playful with Trump.

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The man was both deaf and blind, so Clara Daly, who had been studying American Sign Language for a year, would have to sign into his hand.

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Barr said she definitely feels remorse for the tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of “Roseanne.”

NAMES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/24/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Instagram_names_01_art-005.jpg Aaron Hernandez’s former fiancee has a baby

The father of Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez’s baby girl is a former University of Florida teammate of her late fiancee.

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The Apollo 11 moonwalker says his children misused his credit cards, transferred money from an account and slandered him by saying he has dementia.

Senator Claire McCaskill.

Colleague cracks Senator Claire McCaskill’s rib with Heimlich maneuver

Senator Joe Manchin performed the Heimlich maneuver after McCaskill began choking during a luncheon for Senate Democrats Thursday.

Atul Gawande’s signature innovation is a drab slip of paper called the surgical checklist, 19 steps intended to prevent mistakes by having the operating-room staff pause and check at critical junctures.

Dr. Atul Gawande has long searched for a cure for the health care system

Atul Gawande, the CEO of a new company formed in the hope of transforming health care, has studied processes and systems that can make a difference between life and death.

Vanessa Okumu, a 26-year-old asylum seeker, fled her home in Uganda because “I couldn’t take the constant harassment.”

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

In Worcester, a safe haven for gay immigrants

Drawn by word of mouth and desperate Internet searches, more than 150 gay and transgender people have made Hadwen Park Congregational Church the foundation for a better life.

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Commentator and comedian John Oliver addressed the upcoming Mexican election during the latest episode of “Last Week Tonight.”

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Behind all his grandeur and shifting forms of rhetoric, the Daily Beast wrote last week in an anonymously sourced article, Beck’s empire of talk has been crumbling for years.

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‘‘Fox and Friends’’ opened its show with a clip of an MSNBC personality comparing Trump voters to Nazis.

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Company seeks to make medicines based on microbes that live inside and on our bodies.

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GE is selling its distributed power unit to Advent International for $3.25 billion as it continues to shed businesses.

Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

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Weapons from weak gun-law states are often used in crimes in strong gun law states.

Special reports

IDEAS | THE BIG TECH ISSUE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/hero-scharf.jpg Why Facebook and Google should pay you for your data

Users’ clicks and posts built Facebook and Google’s online empires. Isn’t it time they got paid for their labor?

STAT

Stat

Watch ‘Runnin’,’ a STAT documentary

“Runnin’,” now available for purchase on Vimeo, takes an intimate look at a group of friends in Somerville who came of age as the opioid epidemic took hold and morphed into a national nightmare. It retraces the lives of friends lost, and one last member of the group struggling to avoid the same fate.

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

Love Letters Podcast

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

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic

 

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