GOP ‘wasting’ time on immigration, Trump says

President Donald Trump suggested Republicans put off efforts to pass legislation until after the November elections.

// BPS sued over secrecy of student information sharing with ICE

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

Dr. Atul Gawande.

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‘How do you create an Amazon Prime for health care?’ and other challenges for head of effort to reinvent medical care

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.

// Supreme Court adopts new rules for cellphone tracking

The court said Friday that police generally need search warrant to collect information on where suspects used their cellphones.

// TGIF: Enjoy the weather now, because rain is on the way

Friday will be sunny, with a high near 73. Then showers will arrive this weekend.

// 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.


// What was Melania Trump thinking when she wore that jacket? Here are four theories

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

// Mass. AG Healey joins suit challenging Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ border policy

The suit, which will be filed in federal court in Washington state, will argue that Trump’s policy violates due process and equal protection.

// 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.

// This candidate for governor has just $10,000 left in his bank account

In the gubernatorial race for fundraising dollars, this entrepreneur and environmentalist has come up short.

Malden woman arrested twice within four hours by Boston police

The suspect allegedly stole items from a CVS and then snatched a purse at a district police station three hours later, authorities said.

Two women and man wounded in drive-by shooting in Fall River

Two women and a man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a drive-by shooting in Fall River early Friday morning, but no arrests have been made yet.

Coast Guard trying to determine why cruise ship struck boats

Citing an unspecified mechanical failure, the Coast Guard said Thursday that “the cause of the failure is pending.”

Eleanor Sullivan Donato and Tom Sullivan flipped through a photo album and scrap book while they talked about their brother, Paul J. Sullivan, who was killed in Vietnam 50 years ago. The family will award the 50th scholarship in his memory.

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Paul Sullivan died in Vietnam 50 years ago. And his family has kept his memory alive ever since

The story of Sullivan’s brief, shining lifetime is retold each year during the award ceremony for the scholarship that bears his name.

Sara Gilbert and John Goodman on the


Do we really need to stay in touch with ‘The Connors’ after Roseanne?

The effort might seem misguided, but Sara Gilbert, John Goodman, and Laurie Metcalf are really good at what they do.

Buzzsaw | Matthew Gilbert

// A guide to good Netflix vs. bad Netflix

If it sometimes feels like you’re picking through a Filene’s Basement bin to find what you want, we’re here to help.


// The Celtics wanted an athletic big man, and that’s what they got in Robert Williams

The clock starts now for Williams, but tutoring a raw big man into being a defensive dominator is a good issue to have.

// Celtics see Robert Williams as a high-flying bundle of athleticism with defensive prowess

Opposing rim-runners will have Texas A&M product Robert Williams and his 7-foot-5-inch wingspan to contend with should they decide to venture beyond the foul line.

FOR FUTURE LIVING ARTS STORY Boston, Ma., 06/12/18, Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving has a movie coming out.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Pick and role: Kyrie Irving takes his talents to the big screen

The Celtics guard makes his movie debut in “Uncle Drew.”

// No need to call dad: Northeastern students can use Alexa to answer school-related questions

For students who opt in, “Husky Helper” will answer questions about enrollment, schedules, even financial aid.

Opinion | The Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus

// A program exists to save Puerto Rico. Make it law

Puerto Rico deserves the same assistance that victims of hurricanes Sandy and Katrina received.

Thursday’s ruling involves a dispute between the state of South Dakota and Boston-based Wayfair Inc., along with other two other online sellers, Inc. and Newegg Inc.

In Wayfair case, Supreme Court to let states collect Internet sales tax

The ruling, which opened the door for states to collect sales taxes on products their residents buy from online retailers in other states, is a loss for Mass.-based online retailer Wayfair.

// 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-era 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.

// 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.

// 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.

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

Get Smart

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.

Globe Magazine

// 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.

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.

Opinion & Ideas


// Taxing online retailers helps Mass. coffers

The US Supreme Court ruling clears the way for states, including Massachusetts, to collect an estimated $13 billion or more in extra taxes every year.

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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