AG’s ruling could slow Mass. weed industry

Maura Healey says municipal officials can unilaterally prohibit marijuana companies for another year — without polling residents.

About 30 people hospitalized after Salem hazmat incident

Workers at Thermal Circuits Inc. had trouble breathing and remaining conscious, and also felt nauseous.

// GE could announce $3b sale of power-generation unit today

The winning bidder, according to the Wall Street Journal: Advent International.

In this Saturday, June 23, 2018, photo, U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano, D-Mass., speaks after touring the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. Capuano was part of a Congressional delegation visiting sites along the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Mass. Democrats, on the border, demand answers on family separations

Elizabeth Warren, Katherine Clark, and Mike Capuano were among more than two dozen lawmakers who traveled to Texas over the weekend.

// At Jamaica Plain rally, dozens express concern and sympathy

One activist said family separation “has been happening since the inception of this country.”

// Trump says those who ‘invade’ should be deported immediately

President Trump tweeted Sunday morning that he wants undocumented immigrants to be deported “with no Judges or Court Cases.”

//[1].jpg Contrary to report, Hanley Ramirez is not under investigation

A friend of the former Red Sox player dropped his name to police, then immediately admitted the player had no connection to the drugs.

// In Worcester, a safe haven for gay immigrants

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

Ann Whaley-Tobin, 68, headed out for a bike ride. She also does yoga and seeks mental stimulation.

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People fearing Alzheimer’s focus on lifestyle changes

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

// 3rd District candidate’s bid boosted by father’s network

Associates of former Boston banker “Chad” Gifford have donated $87,000 to Rufus Gifford’s campaign.

Route 128 north ramp to Mass. Pike remains closed

State Police are urging drivers to seek an alternative route.

Five “fog sculptures” by artist Fujiko Nakaya will grace the string of Boston parks known as the Emerald Necklace this summer. Above: a rendering of the installation at Franklin Park.

Emerald Necklace Conservancy

‘Fog sculptures’ to adorn Emerald Necklace

Starting in August, works made from mist by artist Fujiko Nakaya will mark 20 years of the Emerald Necklace Conservancy.

// President Trump tells Jimmy Fallon to ‘be a man’ over hair-mussing

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

Boston, MA--6/24/2018-- Red Sox Mitch Moreland celebrates his two run home run against the Mariners with Red Sox teammate Eduardo Nunez (L) during the sixth inning at Fenway Park. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Reporter:


Was the weekend’s Red Sox-Mariners series a playoff preview?

Chris Sale’s masterful victory clinched the season series with the Mariners, which would give the Red Sox home field in the postseason.

// ESPN says appeal of Julian Edelman’s suspension will be heard Monday

Edelman faces a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Donald Hall, shown in his childhood home in Wilmot, N.H., in 2006.


Donald Hall’s life of love, poetry — and the Red Sox

The poet Wesley McNair, who counted Hall as a friend and decadeslong friend, remembers the former poet laureate. Mr. Hall died Saturday.

// Gun industry sees corporate activism as new threat

Gun makers say they need additional protections in Congress to prevent financial retaliation from banks.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen hastened her departure from a Mexican restaurant near the White House last week after being confronted by protesters.

Shaming and shunning of public officials is no longer off limits

Some Democrats, like California’s Maxine Waters, encourage it.

// The restaurant owner who asked Sanders to leave would do it again

“I explained that the restaurant has certain standards that I feel it has to uphold, such as honesty, and compassion, and cooperation,” Stephanie Wilkinson said.

// Teenager helps blind and deaf passenger on flight from Logan

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.

// Is Glenn Beck’s network collapsing? He walked out of a CNN interview when asked.

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.

// ‘You’re out of your cotton-picking mind’: A Fox News guest explains hate speech to a black man

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

// Sellers hope there’s still appetite for lobsters in China, despite tariffs

Local lobster companies are hopeful that Beijing’s new 25 percent tariff won’t chill overseas exports.


// The future of the US men’s soccer team hangs in the balance

The American men failed to qualify for this year’s World Cup, but young talent coming up could change the squad’s fortunes.

Uber says it has changed; a London judge will decide

Uber this week begins an appeal to reverse a decision by the British capital’s regulators to revoke its operating license.

// Police collected nearly 200 pieces of evidence from Springfield home where investigators found 3 bodies

What they seized is unknown because authorities redacted nearly everything from the 13-page inventory.


// Boundary-breaking MGH doctor merges neurology and psychiatry

Neurologist Alice Flaherty’s experiences give her unusual insight into her patients’ conditions.

Opinion & Ideas


// Neighboring states with weak laws foster crimes here

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

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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