PawSox owners prepare to move team to Worcester

Larry Lucchino at McCoy Stadium in 2017.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff file

Team officials, led by former Boston Red Sox executive Larry Lucchino, were preparing to make an announcement in Worcester Friday afternoon.

// Trump criticizes Boston Globe in wake of editorials supporting the free press

President Trump criticized The Boston Globe in the wake of a push from hundreds of publications around the country condemning the president’s attacks on the news media.


// Finding a collage of passion, struggle, and patriotism in editorials about the free press

They are written by those who have answered a calling, a public service, and continue at it, regardless of financial pressures, technological changes, and political cross-currents that buffet them daily.

// US Senate unanimously passes resolution affirming the press ‘is not the enemy of the people’

The move comes amid a Boston Globe-led push where more than 350 news organization published editorials promoting the freedom of the press.

// Highlights from #FreePress editorials published across the country on Thursday

On Thursday, more than 400 news outlets from across the country joined with The Boston Globe to publish editorials in support of a free press.

// Colbert weighs in on Globe-led #FreePress editorials

Late night host Stephen Colbert weighed in on a Boston Globe-led drive of newspapers across the country to support the free press -- and had a chance to try out his Boston accent, too.

Shirley Leung

We waited a long time for a movie like ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ — and that’s too bad

Asian-Americans want to send a message to Hollywood: Our stories are as universal and enduring as anyone else’s, and the proof will be at the box office.

// Trump seeks SEC study of 6-month reporting instead of quarterly

President Donald Trump said he’s asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to study ending quarterly reporting for U.S. businesses in order to ease regulations and spur growth.

// Trump cancels $92M parade, cites cost, says maybe next year

Preliminary estimates from the Pentagon showed that more than half the price tag would come from military aircraft, equipment, personnel and other support.

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// Omarosa is the anti-heroine we’ve all been waiting for

I can’t imagine coming up with a more perfect premise for a dishy, cynical TV drama than her tale of revenge and need.


// How to spend a perfect weekend in Gloucester

Tell me, fellow Bostonians, why are you torturing yourselves in Cape Cod traffic?

// Now that’s some aged cheese: Researchers say world’s oldest known solid cheese found in an Egyptian tomb

Alas, there were no crackers. The world’s oldest known cheese was found in an Egyptian tomb that dates back to the 13th century BC.

// Lockouts appear to be giving employers more clout as union strikes fade

As unions shrink and work stoppages dwindle, the share of companies shutting out workers rises.

A rendering of the Exchange South End project.

Massive South End project wins key approval

The Boston Planning & Development Agency board approved Exchange South End, a four-building, 1.6-million-square-foot complex.

George T. Conway III, husband of White House counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway.

Kellyanne Conway’s anti-Trump husband is from Mass.

George Conway attended Marlborough High School and Harvard College but moved away after he graduated at the age of 20.

// Patriots’ Isaiah Wynn tore his Achilles’ and is out for the season, report says

Wynn’s injury reshuffles the depth at tackle.


// Tom Brady looked like himself — calm, cool, collected — in Patriots’ win

Brady connected with all his usual suspects, but he will have to develop chemistry with new receivers to make up for offseason losses.

// Joe Biden cancels Friday Vineyard appearance; group says he’s under doctor’s orders to avoid travel

Any health issues for Biden, 75, would be significant, since his name has been floated as potential candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.

// Great White Shark sighting off Barnstable Harbor Friday

The Friday morning sighting came after multiple shark sightings on Thursday along Cape Cod’s east-facing shore.

// Cape Cod beachgoers are on the lookout after shark attack

On a picturesque summer day, the ocean off Longnook Beach proved too enticing, as dozens of people ventured into the water Thursday, even as several new shark sightings were reported near the scene of the attack.

// Showers, thunderstorms and even an isolated tornado are in the forecast today

Forecasters say the weather ride could get bumpy Friday, with a few strong to severe thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening — and even, possibly an isolated, short-lived tornado.

Scituate 07/09/2018: Lisa Blake, a professional organizer, looks at the schedule in the Command Central space of her Scituate home. The space was created to organize and post her three boys schedules for upcoming events. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (regional)

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Get organized. For your kids’ sake.

The countdown before school has begun. Do you know where the lunch boxes are?


// Framingham’s inclusion policy offers athletes ‘acceptance and safety’

The policy expressly respects the gender identity and sexual orientation of all students.

// Nathan Carman’s aunts turn up the heat in their lawsuit linked to relatives’ murder

Carman is facing a stepped-up effort from his aunts to get access to a deposition he gave about the sinking of his boat with his mother on board.

// Thousands convicted of OUI could seek new trials under tentative deal on breathalyzers

The agreement is subject to judicial approval, and it’s not clear how many drunken driving convictions could be tossed as a result of the deal.

Mattapan shooting victim identified, investigation is ongoing

The victim of Tuesday morning’s shooting in Mattapan has been identified as 29-year-old Yashua Amado.

// After snags in jury selection, trial is still pending for 2 teens charged in 16-year-old’s killing

The first jury in the murder trial was discharged after photos were taken in the courtroom.


// 10 essential songs from Aretha Franklin

These tracks show different facets of the Queen of Soul.

// Number of overdose victims near Yale rises to 76

The number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, as officials try to determine exactly what sickened people.

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial Board

Journalists are not the enemy

A central pillar of President Trump’s politics is a sustained assault on the free press. Journalists are not classified as fellow Americans, but rather “the enemy of the people.”

Special reports

// This MBTA route showcases all of the T’s bus problems

The 111 is a rolling case study of all that ails MBTA bus service: overcrowding, delays caused by traffic and passengers who pay in cash, and frequent cancellations.


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// A women’s health firm pitched a much-needed drug. Men didn’t get it

Antiva Biosciences is getting a front-row view of the challenges involved in pitching a company focused on women’s health.

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// 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.


// More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

A true-crime podcast about the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Real Estate

Peek inside Olivia Culpo’s airy, chic Los Angeles loft

Rhode Island native Olivia Culpo lives on the West Coast these days, but she still brings a bit of “East Coast prep” to her Los Angeles loft. That’s according to interior design company Homepolish’s magazine, for which Culpo recently showed off her elegantly decorated Los Angeles space.


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SEC is said to subpoena Tesla after Elon Musk's tweet

Federal securities regulators have served Tesla with a subpoena, according to a person familiar with the investigation, increasing pressure on the electric car company as it deals with the fallout from several recent actions by its chief executive, Elon Musk.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

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The Big Picture

Summertime festivals around the world

Photographers capture communities gathering at events organized to celebrate a variety of cultural observances.


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