Why are millennials living at home? Housing costs and student debt, for starters

Gabriel Howson, 22, a recent college graduate pictured with his mom Monica Beato-Howson.

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The high cost of housing in the region is forcing some recent college graduates to move back in with mom and dad to save money.

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Graham-4463.jpg The nation’s historical amnesia

In a country that has thrived on racial subjugation and white supremacy, what we’re witnessing at the border isn’t a glitch. It’s a feature.

President Donald Trump speaks at the National Federation of Independent Businesses 75th anniversary celebration, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump says he wants a ‘third option’ on immigration to keep detained families together

A new ‘‘zero tolerance’’ policy from the Trump administration has led to a spike in children being separated from their parents at the border as they seek entry.

US Border Patrol agents took into custody a father and son from Honduras near the US-Mexico border this month near Mission, Texas. The asylum seekers were then sent to a US Customs and Border Protection processing center for possible separation.

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Zero tolerance? Only for those who support cruel separations in America’s name

Anyone who can’t grasp the ghoulishness and abhorrence of this so-called zero-tolerance immigration policy seems at this point to be unreachable.

The Big Picture

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/BigPicture/Images/973077450.jpg The family separation crisis at the border, in photos

At least 2,000 children have been separated from their parents since April.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_20jogger-4_metro.jpg ‘The man chased me and he grabbed my wrists’: Jogger describes kidnapping attempt

A woman who fought off an alleged kidnapping attempt in Bridgewater described the encounter that turned her jog into moments of terror.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Fence-10032.jpg Rights group sues Bristol sheriff, staff over Salvadoran detainee

A civil rights group says Sheriff Thomas Hodgson and members of his jail staff violated the immigrant’s civil and constitutional rights by holding him on a civil detainer.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/2016-06-13T065332Z_794335410_S1AETJPWKIAA_RTRMADP_3_AWARDS-TONYS-17110-U841247453615EuH--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Fans lined up in droves as Boston ‘Hamilton’ tickets went on sale Tuesday morning

They didn’t want to throw away their shot.

Students from Gann Academy in Waltham created an exhibit on the history of people with disabilities in the United States. The exhibit is on display at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation. From left: Elianna Gerut, Gabe Rosen, Ben Schwartz, and Sarah Levin.

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‘The history of disability was to hide it,’ but Waltham students bring it to light

A unique course at Gann Academy asked students to creating a museum-worthy exhibit on the history of people with disabilities in America. It’s on display though early September.

Fish with a ‘big schnoz’ helps UMass scientists understand strange genetic traits

A team of University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers believe they may have discovered a previously unknown route to the development of novel traits – a route that already exists naturally.

Brighton- 06/19/18- The Boston Celtics held a grand opening of their new practice facilty, the Auerbach Center on Guest Street, as seen from the Mass PIke. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(lmetro)

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Celtics unveil a gleaming new practice facility in Brighton

The Auerbach Center, said team owner Wyc Grousbeck, “is the foundation of our future excellence.”

Arizona's forward Deandre Ayton during the first half of a first-round game against Buffalo in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/

Deandre Ayton goes No. 1 in the Globe’s 2018 NBA beat writers mock draft

Beat writers from across the league participated in a live mock draft. See how it unfolded.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/romera.jpg How to eat like a local on Newbury Street

A look at some of the street’s establishments that rise above the rest: for value, for charm, for sheer deliciousness.

Devra First

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/tlumacki_bertuccichef_lifestyle380.jpg Learning how to make Bertucci’s beloved rolls

Everyone seems to adore them but me. Can the restaurant’s executive chef change my mind?

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A Dunkin’ Donuts shop in Baltimore is no longer offering customers coupons if they report workers shouting in foreign languages to management.

Some of Gloucester’s downtown residents (the humans) say that they feel under siege by the city’s other downtown residents (the gulls). The humans say the gulls have invaded, nesting on roofs, tearing into trashbags like they’re tortillas, and creating an incessant racket that destroys sanity and a good night’s sleep.

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The gull next door: Seabirds bedevil some in Gloucester

Gloucester has a lot of seagulls. But does it have a seagull problem?

The first recreational marijuana license in Mass. could be granted Thursday

The Cannabis Control Commission will vote Thursday on whether to issue a license to a cultivation facility in Milford.

Miss Conduct

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/miss%20conduct-4074.jpg Miss Conduct’s common sense rules for socializing in the age of legal pot

Dos and don’ts for being around marijuana in social settings.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/977266244.jpg Trading Rafael Devers makes little sense; here are the reasons why

The production Devers has shown at such a young age is rare and makes him too valuable to move.

Foxborough- 06/05/18- All eyes were on QB Tom Brady as he arrives on the field for the Patriots minicamp at the Gillette Stadium practice facility. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

Ben Volin | On football

The more Tom Brady talks, the more it seems to be about leverage over the Patriots

All the talk of retirement could be just Brady flexing his muscles and extracting some concessions from the Patriots.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_19ReevesSuicide-2_metro.jpg ‘We want to shine a light on something no one wants to shine a light on.’ A sister turns her grief into action

After her brother’s suicide, Alison Reeves decided to turn her grief into action.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_priests_grahamdad_splt.jpg Body of priest exhumed to establish whether he fathered a child decades ago

For 25 years, Jim Graham has tried to prove he is the son of a deceased Catholic priest. A DNA sample from the priest’s exhumed body should offer a morbid end to his search.

Beyonce and Jay-Z


Choreographer reveals what it was like to work with Beyonce, Jay-Z

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui was finishing up previews on “Jagged Little Pill” at the ART when he got a call about a project — one that had to be kept under wraps.

Here are all the stations where the MBTA is raising or lowering parking rates

Is your commute about to get more expensive? Check this list for all the changes.

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The jury in the trial of Frank Salemme received instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations Tuesday morning.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/poolvideo1-17075.jpg Attleboro child scales ‘un-climbable’ pool ladder in video

The video, taken by an Attleboro family of their toddler climbing what is supposed to be a gate that keeps children from getting into a pool, has been viewed millions of times.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Rachelle G. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_060118_02warren_8926x-001.jpg Misguided millionaires tax was a nonstarter

Massachusetts just dodged the economic bullet of the so-called millionaires tax.

Special reports


//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?



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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/lovelettersalbum.jpg Getting over a breakup

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

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic



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