The Trump presidency

Flynn may have lied about Russia, Democratic lawmaker says

The top Democrat on a House committee says documents suggest Michael Flynn lied to federal investigators about a trip to Russia.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and US President Donald Trump speak with the press in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANAMENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images

In Israel, Trump puts focus on Mideast peace

President Trump said he saw the possibility of a new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe ? Iran.

US President Donald Trump and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver a press statement before an official diner in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

ground game

Can Trump actually help broker peace in the Middle East?

There needs to be at least three parties at the table to make it happen, and, so far, President Trump is sitting alone ? and no one is even coming near the room.

// Elizabeth Warren reports $200,000 advance for her latest book

The payment for ?This Fight is Our Fight? is a step down from the more than half-a-million check Warren got for her previous book.

In this Sunday, May 21, 2017 photo released by the Saudi Press Agency, from left to right, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Saudi King Salman, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump, visit a new Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)

What was that white orb Trump was touching?

It was the moment that sparked a mass of memes. So what exactly was this orb, and why were three powerful leaders touching it for so long?

Hyde Park, MA 122111 Planned restoration of the Everett Square Theatre photographed on December 21, 2011. Detail of balconies inside theater. (Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff)/ BIZ Library Tag 12312011 Business

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Hyde Park theater can be rebuilt, but it?s an expensive idea

Boston College students did an analysis and said $10 million would be needed to bring the Everett Square Theatre back to its former glory.

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Brighten up your outdoor gatherings with these lighting tips

Come summer, keep the fun going well after dusk with these tips on how to best light up your outdoor spaces.

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Laura Mata Lopez (cq) of Forest Hills, NY, a school of nursing graduate pulls a poncho over her mortar board during the Boston College commencement, where the Keynote Speaker was Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Metro, Fox)

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It?s a wet and waterlogged commencement at BC

When Boston College?s class of 2017 reflects on their graduation, their first memory will likely be the weather.

// St. Paul?s School admits 13 staffers engaged in ?sexual misconduct?

A new investigation found 13 former faculty members and staffers engaged in ?substantiated? sexual misconduct.

// Body found in Franklin identified as Michael Doherty

There are no signs of foul play or trauma but the cause and manner of death are still under investigation.

// Three jurors picked for trial of man accused of murdering Bella Bond

Drugs, demons, and the occult are among the issues jurors will weigh as they decide the fate of the man accused of killing the 2-year-old, lawyers said.

A heads-up from state officials: ?Fawn-napping? is illegal

If you see a baby deer by itself, don?t fret ? and don?t intervene. It?s probably just fine.

Alex Beam

// Not woke and never will be

Here?s a simple question and answer test to determine your overall level of social awareness.


// A bad ban doesn?t make for a racist school

Throwing around the r-word seems like a stretch when Mystic Valley school has impressive academic success for its students of color.

// ?Good Will Biking?? Cutout of Matt Damon warns drivers about cyclists

The cutouts are in response to comments the mayor made about cyclists and pedestrians during a radio interview last week.

Tropical Tidbits

David Epstein

Is the rest of the week going to be a washout?

This week?s weather won?t be perfect, but it?s not a complete waste.

NBA Playoffs: Celtics 111, Cavaliers 108

Cleveland, OH May 21, 2017: The Cavaliers Kyrie Irving leaps over the Celtics Avery Bradley in pursuit of a first quarter loose ball. The Boston Celtics visited the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Three of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the Quicken Loans Arena. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

Celtics? odds of winning this series after winning Game 3? Not great

The Celtics may have rallied to win Game 3, but many people seem to think they are just delaying the inevitable.

Belligerent man in Trump hat is kicked off United flight

A man in a ??Make America Great Again?? hat was booted off a plane in Shanghai, defiantly waving as a crowd jeered: ??Lock him up! Lock him up!??

Trump Today

// Seeking peace in the Mideast, while planning cuts to Medicaid at home

The president is in Israel for the second stop on an overseas trip that has plunged him into the complex arena of the Middle East.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

// Casting off illusions about Russia

President Trump is deluded in ignoring the aims of Vladimir Putin to undermine the US and Western democracy.

Special reports

// Finding Lisa: A story of murders, mysteries, loss, and, incredibly, new life

Her father was not who he said he was. He had secrets, secrets that Lisa would uncover, years later, when she set out to answer the question that burned in her: Who am I?


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// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// Deaf patients struggle to get adequate interpretation services in ERs

Patients say video interpretation services may not work well, keeping them from participating fully in their care.