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A group of seven boys, who appeared to be unaccompanied migrant children, arrive at New York’s La Guardia Airport from Texas, amid a debate and protests outside about the separation of minors from their families at the United States’s border with Mexico, on June 20, 2018. Hours earlier, President Donald Trump had signed an executive order saying that the policy of separating immigrant children and parents would stop, but in New York hundreds of children had already arrived to be placed in shelters or foster care. (Dave Sanders/The New York Times)


Pentagon asked to prepare housing for up to 20,000 migrant children

The Pentagon is assessing how — and where — to house as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on U.S. military bases, a spokesman said Thursday.

// 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.

// Moulton urges Bloomberg to back vets’ races

Years after a chance encounter, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is helping Representative Seth Moulton of Massachusetts in Moulton’s political time of need.

// ‘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.