Pentagon asked to house up to 20,000 migrant children on military bases

The Trump administration is considering housing up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on military bases in coming months.

US First Lady Melania Trump departs Andrews Air Rorce Base in Maryland June 21, 2018 wearing a jacket emblazoned with the words

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On her way to border, Melania Trump wore jacket that said: ‘I really don’t care, do u?’

The jacket’s phrasing sparked some outrage among critics and led the White House to defend the first lady’s clothing choice.


// Four theories as to what Melania Trump was thinking wearing that jacket to the border

With no clear explanation from the first lady herself, we’re left to speculate why she would wear a jacket that said: “I really don’t care, do u?”

Law enforcement personnel kept an eye on the mayors and media in Fabens, Texas.

House will delay vote on GOP compromise immigration bill until next week

Embattled House Republican leaders are delaying a vote on compromise GOP immigration legislation until next week, and are planning changes in hopes of salvaging the legislation.

// Chang, BPS sued over secrecy surrounding student information sharing with ICE

Boston school officials have repeatedly refused to disclose how often they give student information to federal immigration authorities.

// Tabloid allegedly ran stories by Trump before publishing

During the presidential campaign, National Enquirer executives sent digital copies of the tabloid’s articles and cover images related to Donald Trump and his political opponents to Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen in advance of publication.

Burlington, MA- April 09, 2018: Congressman Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) during a program announcing the partnership between the U. S. Army Research Laboratory and North Eastern University at the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security in Burlington, MA on April 09, 2018. The announcement recognized the the agreement between the U. S. Army Research Laboratory and North Eastern University to locate the Northeastern Regional Hub for ARL’s Extended Campus at Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Research Institute. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: metro reporter:

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Moulton urges Bloomberg to back vets’ races

Years after a chance encounter, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is helping Representative Seth Moulton of Massachusetts in Moulton’s political time of need.

// MGM Springfield gets the green light to serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted Thursday to allow MGM Springfield to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. on the casino floor.

// Experts at hearing agree Boston city officials should get a raise

City officials, private consultants, and government watchdogs seem to be in agreement: Boston’s top public officials need a raise.

// A Mass. candidate tangles with radio hosts over whether President Trump is like Hitler

On Thursday, Jay Gonzalez, Democrat for governor, called into WEEI’s Kirk & Callahan. Among the questions: “Do you think Trump is like Hitler?”

Boston, MA - 6/14/2018 - (left to right) Neighborhood resident Tai Pai-Yung Jimenez, her daughter Coco, Kristen Willis,Haviv Saccoh, Sidi Saccoh Sira Saccoh, John Jon Ellertson, Carmel Schafer, Mark Schafer, and Johnathan Correia sit on the steps of the St. James African Orthodox Church in Boston, MA, June 14, 2018. They and other local residents are seeking to have the building preserved as a Boston landmark, which would serve as a defense against a real estate firm plans to demolish the building and build condos on the property. ( (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Outside a former Roxbury church, a wrecking ball looms — and neighbors wait

The future of the building is in limbo, caught between neighbors seeking to preserve it, the development company that owns the property, and a slow-moving city bureaucracy.

// Marijuana milestone as Mass. issues first recreational pot license

The Cannabis Control Commission gave the green light to a cultivation facility in Milford run by Sira Naturals.

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// Four ways to keep someone else’s marijuana from smelling up your home

Neighbors obviously enjoying legal, recreational pot? You can’t call the cops and complain, but you can try some other methods.

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Globe Magazine

21 questions answered about legal marijuana in Mass.

Get the lowdown on when shops will open, how much pot will cost, where you can legally smoke it, and more FAQs.

Dr. Atul Gawande.

Advice for Gawande as he takes up tall health care challenge

The Globe asked several experts where Boston surgeon and prolific author Dr. Atul Gawande should start as he tries to help three financial titans try to reinvent health care.

// Fish wars loom as climate change pushes lobster, cod, and other species north

The rapid movement of fisheries, in New England and around the world, has outpaced regulations and threatens to spark conflicts that specialists fear could lead to overfishing.

// Trump rescinds Obama ocean policy

President Trump this week struck another blow at his predecessor’s legacy, rescinding an executive order that established the first national ocean policy.


// Under Trump, the GOP has become a cult

Times have gotten tough for the Great Trumpkin.

// Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-winning columnist and intellectual provocateur, dies at 68

A star of page and screen, Dr. Krauthammer was one of the highest-profile commentators of his generation.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 21: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver poses with (L-R) Donte DiVincenzo, Jerome Robinson, Mikal Bridges, Kevin Knox, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Wendell Carter Jr., Collin Sexton, Marvin Bagley III, Trae Young, Deandre Ayton, Luka Doncic, Miles Bridges, Michael Porter Jr., Lonnie Walker IV, Jaren Jackson, Aaron Holiday, Chandler Hutchison and Zhaire Smith pose for a photo before the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 21, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

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Live updates: Celtics still most likely to stick with 27th pick

We will update this post throughout the draft with the latest on the Celtics.

// ABC order ‘Roseanne’ spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

ABC, which canceled its “Roseanne” revival over its star’s racist tweet, says it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall.

// Story Land seeks to calm the commotion for children with autism

This weekend, the storybook-themed park is holding two “sensory sensitive” days.

Your Perfect Weekend

// It’s a great time for a summer sojourn to Montreal

A new column gives the rundown of how to spend a perfect weekend. First up: a perfect summer weekend in Montreal.

The toxic plant giant hogweed was first spotted in Virginia last week. It still exists in 14 Massachusetts towns and cities.

This pretty plant is dangerous — and it’s growing in more than a dozen Mass. communities

That beautiful plant with white flowers that appeared out of nowhere in your backyard might be trouble.


// How a failed restaurant became Cambridge’s hottest Thursday spot

Plans for a Kendall Square restaurant eventually became the amazingly popular Venture Café.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Andrea J. Campbell

// Mentorships can turn young lives around

For vulnerable young people, mentorship programs can be life-savers.

Special reports


// 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?



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

// Getting over a breakup

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

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// Calling all foodies

Our new weekly summer newsletter, “Eat. Drink. Eat some more,” gives you 15 weeks of recipes and restaurant tips. Find out more.