The Trump presidency

Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered to resign

President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke during an event in May.

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Sessions told President Trump he needed the freedom to do his job, according to two people who were briefed on the discussion.

// Republicans wage effort to tarnish Comey ahead of Senate testimony

Republicans raised doubts about former FBI director James Comey, as the GOP braced for Comey?s testimony Thursday in Congress.

President Trump met with then-FBI Director James B. Comey in January in the White House.

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James Comey said he didn?t want to be alone with Trump

The former FBI director purportedly made the comment to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

// Top official says Trump asked him to intervene in Russia probe

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats told associates the comments came during a March 22 meeting with Trump.

// Homeland chief suggests Jared Kushner is part of Russia probe

John Kelly indicated President Trump?s son-in-law and his communications with Russia are part of a probe by the Justice Department?s special counsel.

Eric Trump (left) and Donald Trump Jr. attended an event for Scion Hotels in New York on Monday. That Trump Organization concept will be a chain of four-star boutique hotels.


The new campaign: Make America stay in Trump hotels again

American voters provided hundreds of thousands of dollars of free market research for Trump Hotels.

This picture obtained by AFP on June 06, 2017 as it was made available on social networks shows an undated and unlocated

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Alleged leaker was no fan of Trump, and she let people know it

Before she was charged with leaking government secrets, Reality Leigh Winner shared scathing opinions about President Trump.

// Bond says she didn?t see McCarthy dispose of toddler?s body

Rachelle Bond remained on the witness in the trial of Michael McCarthy, accused in the death of Bella Bond.

Dessert oasis: A new generation of pastry chefs emerges

In an industry undergoing a staffing crisis, their innovative techniques make these young chefs all the more valuable.

// How the testimony unfolded on the first day of the texting suicide case

Tuesday was the first day of the trial of Michelle Carter, who in 2014 allegedly pressured Conrad Roy III into committing suicide.

// Carter played ?sick game of life and death,? state says

Michelle Carter was a needy teenager anxious to improve her social standing whose ?sick game? triggered the suicide of Conrad Roy III, prosecutors said.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: Andrew Benintendi #16 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with Xander Bogaerts #2 after connecting on a solo home run in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on June 6, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)


Red Sox hang on to beat Yankees

The Sox got home runs from Mitch Moreland, Hanley Ramirez, and Andrew Benintendi.

// Jerry Remy says Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka shouldn?t get a translator

The NESN broadcaster made the comment during Tuesday?s game.

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Memes are often innocent humor but can be vulgar

For many young people, memes ? the wild variety of funny captions over memorable images ? are a second language.

// MFA wants to expand its audience, broaden its appeal

The new director aims to broaden the museum?s appeal with everything from an outdoor cafe to free memberships for newly minted US citizens. 

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Reading between the lines with Jimmy Garoppolo

The Patriots backup QB discussed his status and his thoughts about the future ? sort of.

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A nor?easter in June? It could happen Friday

The latest computer models have a large and intense ocean storm forming to our east.

From left: Yael Stone, Vicky Jeudy, Natasha Lyonne, and Kimiko Glenn in ?Orange Is the New Black.?

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Television review

?Orange? is the new slow

Time passes lethargically in season five of ?Orange Is the New Black,? all 13 episodes of which are set during a three-day riot at Litchfield Penitentiary.

Pete Townshend talks ?Quadrophenia,? the Who?s excesses, and his Tanglewood debut

Townshend is bringing ?Classic Quadrophenia? to Tanglewood for its US debut.

Barbara Elam ?was someone who appreciated so much,? said her daughter Tricia Elam Walker of Dorchester.


Barbara Elam, 88, spread love of reading and books

As a child growing up in Boston, ?I used to live in the library,? Mrs. Elam once said. ?It was the only place I could go without having to explain myself.

The Boston skyline, as seen from the harbor.


Boston ranks among top cities for quality of life, new report says

Boston is ranked as the eighth best city in the world ? ahead of cities like Amsterdam and Berlin, according to a new Deutsche Bank survey.


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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.


// Hundreds died while taking an arthritis drug, but nobody alerted patients

A STAT investigation found that the risks of Actemra, a rheumatoid arthritis drug, might be greater than patients are led to believe.