Trump sides with Putin over US intelligence on election interference

President Trump disputed the findings of the US intelligence community as he stood alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Harsh reactions to summit come from all corners

In an especially bruising statement, Senator John McCain called the press conference “one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory.”

// Republicans call Trump’s Helsinki performance shameful. And Putin says the meeting was a success

Every time the topic of whether Russia meddled in the 2016 election came up, President Trump leapt to the defense of the Russian president.

 Weymouth police officers embraced after the procession for slain officer Michael Chesna passed by the police statio.

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Alleged Weymouth killer shot officer 10 times

The suspect, 20-year-old Emanuel Lopes, was not healthy enough after being shot in the leg to face a judge Monday, and was slated to be arraigned Tuesday.

// Loved ones identify woman slain in Weymouth

The bystander killed in Weymouth, allegedly by a man who is also accused of murdering an on-duty police officer, was identified as 77-year-old Vera Adams.

// Friends say Weymouth suspect struggled with mental health issues, tough family life

Friends of Emanuel Lopes said he showed signs of mental and emotional turbulence during his school years, as well as indications of recent drug abuse.

Weymouth, MA - 7/16/18 - The casket of slain Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna (cq), 42, is unloaded at the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home (cq), in Weymouth. Chesna was fatally shot early Sunday morning, as was a woman in a home. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 17weymouth Reporter: Emily Sweeney

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Michael Chesna comes home, escorted by an honor guard

A white hearse emblazoned with the US Army insignia carried the remains of Officer Michael Chesna back to Weymouth, the town where he grew up.

// Chris Sale named American League starter for the All-Star Game

Sale gets the honor for the third straight year, while Mookie Betts will lead off and J.D. Martinez will bat cleanup.

Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez connects on a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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Christopher L. Gasper

Can Red Sox turn regular-season success into playoff pay dirt?

The jury is still out on whether Boston’s roster is right for October baseball.


// Denied a chance to say goodbye to an old friend

When Thelma Kaminsky died last month at age 87, no friends gathered in her building to grieve and pay their respects. The managers of her building wouldn’t allow it.

// Harvard initiative employee apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ comments made to neighbor in viral video

A video of Theresa Lund, executive director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, asking a neighbor if she lived in the “affordable apartments” has gone viral.


80 percent of kids in Boston’s affluent areas go to high-quality public schools. In Mattapan? Five percent

A computerized system that Boston uses to assign students to schools is locking out many black and Latino students from high-performing schools, according to a report obtained by the Globe.

// Amid scandal, state highway officials vow closer scrutiny of State Police spending

Massachusetts highway officials will start auditing at least twice yearly police bills for patrolling the Turnpike to ensure the charges reflect actual costs.

// Here’s where and when you can vote early in Boston for the 2018 midterm elections

Boston officials announced the city’s schedule for early voting, which will take place this year between Oct. 22 and Nov. 2 ahead of the midterm elections.

// The developing story at NBC Boston is babies

A trio of anchors are all due in September.

// Amazon’s much-hyped Prime Day runs into snags

Shoppers clicking on many Prime Day links after the 3 p.m. launch got only images of dogs with the words, ‘‘Uh-oh. Something went wrong on our end.’’

Sacha Baron Cohen.

Sacha Baron Cohen snares Bernie Sanders, Trent Lott in ‘Who Is America?’ premiere

The first episode of Showtime’s ‘‘Who Is America?’’ somehow snared former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and former Republican senator Trent Lott.


// If you’re neuroscientist Brenda Milner, this is how you turn 100

She’s joined the rare club of centenarians, and the even rarer one of centenarians in neuroscience.

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.

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// Getting over a breakup

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

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