Trump wants to make foreign arms sales easier

The United States exports more weapons than any other country.

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/File

President Trump has proposed changing the federal rules and allowing US manufacturers to sell large batches of firearms to foreign countries without consulting the legislative branch.

// Democratic lawmakers want plan to reunite immigrant families

Democratic lawmakers said they weren’t convinced the Trump administration had any real plan to reunite immigrant children separated from their parents.

// On Texas border, despite what Trump says, some see no crisis

Federal data and witnesses in places like Brownsville, Texas, suggest the immigration crisis that President Trump has cited is actually no crisis at all.

// In Maine and N.H., border patrol checkpoints

For 11 hours on Wednesday, drivers who wanted to travel through a remote stretch of northern Maine were asked a simple question: Where were you born?

Lilian Calderon is one of the people suing the Trump administration and the Department of Homeland Security over the arrests of immigrants who showed up for hearings at government offices.

Michelle R. Smith/Associated Press/File 2018

Mass. ICE agents to reinstate in-office arrests

The practice of arresting undocumented immigrants in government offices was halted by the former acting director of Boston’s ICE field office. The new acting director is reversing this decision.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Sarah Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged Saturday in a tweet that she was booted from a Virginia restaurant Friday night because she works for President Trump.

// Tommy Chang’s relationship with community never clicked, observers say

For Superintendent Tommy Chang, a failure at community-building stymied efforts to improve Boston’s public schools, education experts and city officials said.

// New Hampshire authorities investigating apparent murder-suicide

Denis Bisson was found in Rumford, Maine, after authorities put out a warrant for his arrest on second-degree murder charges.

// Vatican convicts ex-diplomat of child porn distribution

Monsignor Carlo Capella was sentenced him to five years in prison for possessing and sharing pornography.

Yvonne Abraham

// The MBTA isn’t making any friends with parking fee hikes

Parking fees at many MBTA stations will go up, even as service is persistently questionable.

A state trooper drove out from Emergency Response Station 10 in a Charlestown industrial park.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Records reveal trooper posts that are overtime all the time

These Emergency Response posts, tucked in trailers or nondescript government buildings, are staffed purely on an overtime basis.


// Mike Leake, Mariners quiet down Red Sox bats

A day after exploding for 14 runs against the Mariners, the Red Sox were blanked by Leake for eight innings before scoring twice in the ninth.

Alex Speier

// What if the Red Sox hadn’t signed J.D. Martinez?

Martinez has been far superior to the alternatives available to the Red Sox during the last offseason.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

// Ripped off by phantom rentals on Craigslist

For almost a year, a parade of would-be vacationers has arrived at the front door of a lovely two-family house in Provincetown.

// Rain is possible tonight and Sunday in Boston area, with mild temperatures

Saturday night could see rain, and Sunday is expected to have an increasing chance of thunderstorms.


// NBA Draft was the best possible outcome for Celtics

The Celtics upgraded with a young center and they kept their considerable assets.


// The 76ers improved, but so did a lot of NBA teams

 Teams are making more sound decisions with the players they bring in.


// After a horrific accident, Patriot Harvey Langi and his wife made it all the way back

Eight months ago, they nearly lost everything at a Foxborough intersection; now they have a special appreciation for life.

New York Yankees left fielder Giancarlo Stanton, left, center fielder Clint Frazier and right fielder Aaron Judge, right, celebrate after the Yankees defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-3 in a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)


One edge the Yankees have over the Red Sox? The means to improve their roster

New York has top prospects it can trade or promote. Boston doesn’t.

At World’s End, a peninsula in Hingham 15 miles south of Boston, wooded trails mingle with a beautiful harbor view.

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At World’s End in Hingham, wooded trails mingle with harbor view

One of the first things you notice as you enter World’s End is its rich smell, a refreshing mix of ocean water and the earthiness of red cedar trees.

// Ernie Richards, 78, coach whose teams won three high school Super Bowls

Mr. Richards’s head coaching career spanned more than 30 years and included more than 200 wins.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

// Hawaii’s quest for a new type of independence

Even without political independence, sovereignty activists can achieve much. They already have.

// Warren tells Nevada Democrats the ‘soul of our country is at stake’

Senator Elizabeth Warren told Nevada Democrats Saturday they will play a pivotal role in November’s midterm elections.

// ‘Game of Thrones’ co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

Former “Game of Thrones” co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride’s ancestral castle in Scotland.

Opinion & Ideas


// A big ‘womp, womp’ for Corey Lewandowski

The shallow, callous career of Trump’s former campaign manager.

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

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Boston, MA - 6/28/2016 - Mayor Marty Walsh listens as Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang (R) announces Michael Contompasis as the Boston Latin School interim Head Master in Boston, MA June 28, 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: 29blspic Reporter:

With Chang out, parents ponder the future of BPS

Friday’s announcement of Superintendent Tommy Chang’s impending departure from the Boston school system took few parents by surprise. They knew he had been on shaky ground for several months — the question was when he would leave.