The Trump presidency

Trump and Putin hold meeting at G-20 in Germany

At their meeting, President Trump said he anticipates ?positive things happening.?

// Russians said to be suspects in US power plant hackings

Hackers working for a foreign government recently breached at least a dozen US power plants and Russia is the chief suspect.

// G-20 group photo puts Trump on far left

President Trump?s position as an outlier was merely a matter of protocol, but it placed him between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and French President Emmanuel Macron.

// Rainy Friday and Saturday will be followed by a sunny Sunday

Rain is headed to the region on Friday and will stick around for Saturday, but it will be light in the Boston area.

// Ben Affleck steps out with a new woman

Ben Affleck seems to have a new woman in his life after officially filing for divorce from Jennifer Garner in April.

Dinner with Cupid

// ?My date possessed a fabulous head of hair?

Will her tremendous tresses clinch this romance or will the clippings end up on the floor?

The Eddy is a luxury apartment building that has a view of the Boston skyline from the roof deck.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe staff

Roof-deck madness is gripping Boston

In the old days, a Boston ?roof deck? didn?t even have a deck. It was bumpy tar. But now, with lounge chairs, gardens, and fireplaces, the roof deck has gone high end.


// 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.

// 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.

// Terry Francona has heart procedure, will miss All-Star game

The former Red Sox manager had a cardiac ablation performed on Thursday and is expected to return in a week.

Washington, D.C. - 5/12/2017 - (4th quarter) Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0), Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42), and Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) head to the bench for a timeout and the score tied at 87-87 in the fourth quarter. The Washington Wizards host the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 13Celtics-Wizards, LOID: 8.3.2455943579.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Celtics trade Avery Bradley to Pistons

The move clears salary cap space for the Celtics to sign forward Gordon Hayward.

// 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.

// The MBTA is trying to stop ?manspreaders? with cute GIFs

Following strings of complaints and pleas from passengers that the MBTA take action against these behaviors, the T is rolling out a new campaign.

// 6-year-old girl survives fall from window in Dorchester

The girl is the fifth child who has fallen from a high window in Greater Boston since June 22.


// Georgia health chief named new CDC director

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald will replace Dr. Tom Frieden, who served as CDC director for eight years before stepping down in January.

// 15-year-old to be arraigned in stabbing death

The boy allegedly climbed out of a rented car, approached an 18-year-old man, and plunged a knife into his chest.

Minke whale found dead near harbor in Chatham

A Minke whale was reported dead following a day-long effort to remove it from a Chatham harbor.

// Environmental groups push to shorten offshore wind timeline

One of those groups went as far as to accuse Governor Charlie Baker?s regulators of participating in an ?unholy alliance? with utility companies.

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

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

Things to Do

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

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

Confidential tips

// Have an investigative news tip?

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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.


// This writing group gives Boston?s homeless an outlet for their pain

At a health center for the homeless, the group gives patients a chance to tell their stories with dignity and humanity.

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.