The Trump presidency

Tensions between Trump, Sessions led to resignation offer

The attorney general told the president he needed the freedom to do his job, according to two people who were briefed on the discussion.

Republicans are pulling out all the stops to suggest that former FBI chief James Comey cannot be trusted.

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GOP starts push to tarnish Comey ahead of his testimony

Republicans are lining up media appearances, e-mails, and even a TV ad before Comey speaks Thursday on Capitol Hill.

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

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

The Bella Bond trial

Rachelle Bond testified Tuesday under questioning by defense attorney Jonathan Shapiro.

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?It was traumatizing. I don?t know how else to explain that?

Rachelle Bond was on the witness stand for a third day in the trial of Michael McCarthy, accused of killing 2-year-old Bella.

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Michelle Carter was needy and anxious to improve her social standing before Conrad Roy III killed himself, prosecutors said.

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The twin attacks killed two security guards and wounded more than 30 people, with the siege at the legislature still underway.

Dave Epstein

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

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Helping Hannah through song

Before starting music therapy, a young girl with autism struggled to socialize. Now, after working hard for nine months, she?s singing a different tune.

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When building Millennium Tower (above), developer Millennium Partners fell short of Boston?s diversity goals for hiring.

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Likely Winthrop Sq. developer hasn?t met past hiring goals

City officials say the project would be the most inclusive major development project in Boston history ? if targets are met. That?s a big if.

Red Sox 5, Yankees 4

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??Learn baseball language. You know, learn, it?s pretty simple,? Remy said on NESN?s broadcast Tuesday.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

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The Sox and Yanks were all very civil Tuesday. True sportsmanship. No brawls, no dueling insults.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: Craig Kimbrel #46 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after defeating the New York Yankees 5-4 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 for a big win

The Sox pulled within a game of the AL East leaders thanks to homers from Mitch Moreland, Hanley Ramirez, and Andrew Benintendi.

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A nationwide debate has erupted over the university?s decision to rescind admission offers because of extremely offensive memes students posted in a private Facebook chat.

for 07memes by levenson --- screenshot from facebook yale page ---- At least twice a week, Ephraim Sutherland, a sophomore at Yale, has to delete offensive jokes posted by some of the 17,000 members of the Facebook page he founded, Yale Memes for Special Snowflake Teens.

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.

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

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.

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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.

LIFESTYLE

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

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

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I never hear Patriots fans complain about players chasing a ring with the Patriots.

Confidential tips

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Opinion & Ideas

JEFF JACOBY

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The alternative to Israel?s victory in 1967 was Israel?s obliteration.

Special reports

SPOTLIGHT UPDATE

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Former House assistant majority leader Garrett Bradley had a pattern of taking actions that advanced his business and personal interests.

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

Investigations

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

STAT

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