She was freed from detention by immigration authorities. Her son was not

The border fence near Santa Teresa, N.M., the town where Lidia Souza and her son Diogo presented herself to immigration authorities, seeking asylum from imminent, personal violence in their native Brazil.

It’s been 23 days since a Brazilian woman now living in Hyannis has seen her son. The two were separated at the US-Mexican border after asking for asylum.

// Lawsuit alleges DA ‘directed’ conspiracy in State Police scandal

The civil complaint was filed by lawyers for State Trooper Ryan Sceviour in Suffolk Superior Court.

Renée Graham

// We should protect young kids from toxic stress — not inflict it on them

Children taken from their parents at the border are at risk of long-term psychological damage, of the sort that Roxbury-based Horizons for Homeless Children seeks to prevent.

Dr. Atul Gawande.

‘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.


// 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?”

// Trump threatens 20 percent tariffs on EU cars

The EU has just slapped tariffs on $3.4 billion in US products, ranging from bourbon to motorcycles, in retaliation for President Trump’s decision to tax imported steel and tariffs.

Cambridge police detectives help prevent woman from being scammed out of nearly $95,000

Police said the woman had been targeted by a scammer who threatened her with arrest unless she wired the money to a bank in Hong Kong.

3 people wounded in drive-by shooting in Fall River

Two women and a man standing on a sidewalk were hit by a barrage of bullets in a drive-by shooting early Friday morning.

N.H. man accused of stabbing his mother to death charged with second-degree murder

A 21-year-old New Hampshire man accused of stabbing his mother to death in May is due to be arraigned Friday afternoon.


Hassled by hound, blasted by leafblower: One man’s sweaty bike share adventure

The idea behind dockless rental bikes: Find a bike on an app, scan a barcode to unlock it, and leave it wherever you finish your ride. Easy enough, right?

// Lawmakers are looking at their own ‘millionaire’s tax,’ but it’s going to take a while

Progressive legislators and activists aim to try again for a new income tax on the state’s highest earners in 2022.

// Great white sharks like to hang out in ocean eddies, new study says

The creatures prefer anticyclonic, or clockwise-spinning, eddies in the ocean, according to new research.

Sara Gilbert and John Goodman on the


Do we really need to stay in touch with ‘The Conners’ 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.


// 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.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘He looked genuine from the start’

Will an evening at the Glow in the Park party lead to sparks?


// 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.

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 16: Robert Williams #44 of the Texas A&M Aggies dives for ball possession againt Kyron Cartwright #24 of the Providence Friars during the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Spectrum Center on March 16, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

Newest Celtic Robert Williams sounds ready to dive into the NBA

In some of his first comments, Williams emphasized his love for playing defense and hustling for loose balls.

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.

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.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic



// Calling all foodies

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