Democrats flock to border, demand answers on family separations

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

About 30 people hospitalized after Salem hazmat situation

A large hazmat response was triggered in Salem Sunday night after workers at Thermal Circuits Inc. began having trouble breathing, felt nauseous, and had trouble remaining conscious.

// Trump calls for immediate deportation without due process of people who ‘invade’

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 federal 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.

// Why a restaurant owner asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave — and would do it again

The owner of a small restaurant in a small town in Virginia asked White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave, setting off a wave of unplanned controversy and publicity.

// Florida attorney general confronted at Mr. Rogers movie

‘‘What would Mr. Rogers think about you and your legacy in Florida? Taking away health insurance from people with pre-existing conditions, Pam Bondi!’’ one protester hollered.

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

‘‘Fox and Friends’’ organized a spirited discussion about left-wing language on Sunday that opened with a clip of an MSNBC personality comparing Trump voters to Nazis.

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

Investigators tagged nearly 200 pieces of evidence from the Springfield home where police found the bodies of three women last month.

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.

// It’s overtime, all the time, on some State Police assignments

Despite a pledge to reform the law enforcement agency, one longstanding, pricey practice has quietly continued.

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Chris Sale strikes out 13, gets Red Sox past Mariners

His reduced workload has paid off as the lefthander allowed four hits in seven shutout innings to win the finale against Seattle.


// It’s early for wild-card talk, but Red Sox could see Seattle again

Chris Sale’s masterful victory clinched the season series with the Mariners, which would give the Red Sox home field in a wild-card game.

// Teenager helps blind and deaf passenger on Logan flight

Since her fellow passenger was both deaf and blind, Daly — who had been studying American Sign Language for the past year — would have to sign into his hand.

// Seven gables, 350 years, and a story that’s still being written

More than a century after it opened as a museum, the House of the Seven Gables remains an impressive glimpse into life during Colonial times.

// Hyannis woman arrested for stealing items at fund-raiser for fallen Yarmouth officer

The woman stole a box of auction items from the charity event hosted in honor of Sean Gannon, who was killed in the line of duty in April.

Mr. Hall was photographed at his home in Wilmot, N.H., in 2013. The home belonged to his great-grandparents and was built in 1803.


Donald Hall, former US poet laureate and bard of N.H.’s Eagle Pond, dies at 89

Along with his tenure as US poet laureate, Mr. Hall was the winner of numerous honors and prizes in poetry, and was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.


// A life of love, poetry — and the Red Sox

Wesley McNair recalls Donald Hall, who was first a mentor and later a decadeslong friend.

Vanessa Okumu, a 26-year-old asylum seeker, fled her home in Uganda because “I couldn’t take the constant harassment.”

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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.

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

Trump is telling ‘‘Tonight Show’’ host Jimmy Fallon to ‘‘be a man’’ and stop ‘‘whimpering’’ about the personal anguish he felt over the backlash he received after messing up Trump’s hair during a 2016 campaign appearance on Fallon’s late-night talk show.

Boston, MA - 6/24/2018 - Mary Wacera or Kenya raises her hands as she crosses the finish line to win the women's segment of the BAA 10K race in Boston, MA, June 24, 2018. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Mary Wacera and Gabriel Geay notch narrow wins in BAA 10K

Wacera finished in 31:55, and Geay crossed the finish line in 28:24.

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

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

// Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World’s Ugliest Dog title

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

// 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.

Music Review

// U2 hits TD Garden, and it’s not the same old song

The band focused on songs from their two most recent albums in the first of two sold-out shows in town.

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

The couple married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at Leslie’s ancestral castle in Scotland.

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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