The Trump presidency

G-20 summit gets underway in Hamburg

German security forces used water cannons and pepper spray on Thursday to clear an anti-capitalist march in which a group with anarchist sympathies had a prominent presence.

// Trump tweets that he?s looking forward to meeting with leaders, including Vladimir Putin

President Donald Trump also thanked everyone ? including his ?haters? ? for the reviews of his speech.

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump.

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For Melania Trump, a cyberbullying pledge followed by inaction

President Trump?s behavior fits the definition of online bullying, according to multiple experts in the field.

// Nine women stripped of membership in Harvard club

Nine women have been stripped of their membership in one of Harvard University?s elite, traditionally all-male social clubs.

// Amid budget crunch, UMass Boston to close day-care center

The shuttering is the first major budget cut by interim university chancellor Barry Mills.

Jamaleek Bush, 17 (left), and Keianna Richardson, 17, have fun with the program?s theme of ?Grab the Wheel.? They will both work at the Tobin Community Center.


Walsh hosts 4th annual Youth Enrichment Day

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh hosted the 4th Annual Youth Enrichment Day Thursday morning at Boston University?s Agganis Arena as part of the city?s summer jobs program.

// What?s dividing Tufts, nurses union?

Officials from Tufts Medical Center and the Massachusetts Nurses Association are scheduled to meet Friday.

// Person falls into train pit at Park Street Station

A woman fell into the pit and suffered a leg injury, according the MBTA.

A woman looked up Havelock Street, as police canvased the area.

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Despite drop in crime, some neighborhoods still feel besieged

Boston?s violent crime rate is among the lowest compared with other major cities, but don?t tell that to residents in Roxbury or Mattapan.

// Legislature signals budget deal, but stays mum on the details

Top state budget negotiators from the House and Senate announced a compromise Thursday.

// Healey, other AGs sue DeVos over student loan rules

The Education Department is trying to ?dilute? the protections put in place by the Obama administration, the attorneys general said in the complaint.

United apologizes for latest incident on flight into Boston

A woman said she was forced to sit with her 25-pound son on her lap for a three and a half hour flight.


// Tide is turning as women expose ?bro culture?

Here are what women in the tech industry wished they had said ? and in some cases did ? when they encountered an offensive remark or behavior.

// Chinatown tenants in legal battle for Mass Pike Towers ownership

Tenants have offered to buy the 200-unit property for $42 million, but owner Trinity Financial deemed the offer unacceptable.

// Mass. Pike lane reductions begin Friday ahead of bridge rebuild

A lane will close in each direction on the Mass. Pike this weekend.


// How Gordon Hayward got beaten on his own scoop

He apparently wanted to break his news on the Players? Tribune, but it didn?t work out that way.


// Rays show Chris Sale is fallible

Sale struck out 12 over seven innings but also allowed two homers and four runs.

love letters

// Is this real or a rebound?

I really want to have a more defined relationship with her, but when I have brought it up, she says she just wants to be single for awhile.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: ?Spider-Man,? boy bands, and women roommates

The Globe?s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

?Selma? director Ava DuVernay will tackle the case of the Central Park Five.

tv critic?s corner

Central Park Five case coming to Netflix

Ava DuVernay, director of ?Selma? and ?13th,? will be writing and directing a five-episode drama about the Central Park Five case for Netflix.

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Opinion & Ideas


// Fighting back against for-profit universities

Two Massachusetts students are suing New England Institute of Art in Brookline, charging that the for-profit school made deceptive claims. Their lawsuit has merit.

Special reports

// Fifty-nine years of stories from one address

With an eye toward the future, the Boston Globe said goodbye to its longtime Dorchester home this week.


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// 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.


// A desert clinic tries to save lives without breaking immigration laws

Volunteers at a border clinic in Arizona try to not cross the line between permissible medical care and unlawful assistance to migrants.

Real Estate

What is it like to live in Saugus?

Consider Bill Cross an expert on this town north of Boston. He?s spent 23 years with the Fire Department and has never thought about leaving town.


My Instagram

Alyssa Banker

Since first buying a camera less than a year ago to take pictures during her upcoming honeymoon the 29-year-old has become immersed in the Boston Instagram community.