A Brazilian mother seeking asylum was freed from detention. 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.

Michael Cohen’s photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo of himself with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a TV show to hunt down recordings of the president.

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A New York judge gave her approval to the designation of 161 items as subject to attorney-client privilege out of over 300,000 items found on phones and eight boxes of materials seized from Cohen.

Opinion

opinion

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When the Globe editorial board published a satirical front page in 2016, they scratched the first photo choice because it was too dark. Real life has turned out to be worse.

STYLE

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The first lady is a woman who understands the power and symbolism of clothing. And the world is her runway.

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Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang to resign

In an interview Friday, Chang confirmed he is stepping down, after three years, saying he is in active negotiations with the Boston School Committee “for a mutual parting of ways.”

Local politics

House approves bill expanding treatment for opioid abuse

The measure encourages states to increase coverage of treatment for substance abuse disorders through Medicaid.

GROUND GAME

Four theories as to what Melania Trump was thinking wearing that jacket to the border

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 defends immigration action at Cabinet meeting: ‘I signed a very good executive order’

President Trump defended his Wednesday executive order to end new family separations at the border, but says Congress needs to act to permanently fix the problem.

House will delay vote on GOP compromise immigration bill until next week

Embattled House Republican leaders are delaying a vote on compromise GOP immigration legislation until next week, and are planning changes in hopes of salvaging the legislation.

Globe reporters

Recent work from Boston Globe political reporters.

 

Frank Phillips

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Frank Phillips is the State House bureau chief. He has covered politics for decades for the Boston Globe.

Stephanie Ebbert

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Stephanie Ebbert has been a local news reporter for the Globe since 1997 with a focus on politics

Akilah Johnson

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Akilah Johnson has been a reporter with the Globe since 2010, covering neighborhoods, Boston’s mayor’s race, and the crosscurrents of race and ethnicity in the city.

Joshua Miller

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Joshua Miller covers politics for the Globe. A Massachusetts native and graduate of Bowdoin College, Miller worked in Washington, D.C., before joining the paper in 2013.

James Pindell

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James Pindell is a political reporter for the Boston Globe.

Evan Horowitz

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Evan Horowitz digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.