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G-20 leaders wrap up search for common ground

A key focus is on what formulations the G-20 leaders find to set out their positions on global trade and climate change.

From left: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, World Bank Group president, Jim Yong Kim, U.S. president Donald Trump, his daughter Ivanka, German chancellor Angela Merkel and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pose for media at a panel discussion during the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday, July 8, 2017. (Michael Kappeler/Pool Photo via AP)

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Officials: No agreed G-20 statement on climate

Officials at the Group of 20 summit say leaders haven?t reached an agreed statement on climate change,

// US pledges $50 million for women?s business fund launched by Ivanka Trump, World Bank

The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative fund has so far raised $325 million from governments including the U.S., Germany, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Canada.

// Trump reportedly presses Putin on election; Russia denies interfering

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday discussed brokering ??commitments of noninterference?? in the US political system.

// Body language experts see reserve, deference, power plays in Trump-Putin meeting

President Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russia finally met in person Friday at the G-20 Summit. Body language experts got an eyeful.

Connor Bradley jumped through a hoop during his lunch break at City Hall Plaza last week.

David L. Ryan/Globe staff

Mayor Walsh is leaving his mark on City Hall Plaza

Mayor Walsh once wanted to demolish City Hall. Now, he might be the first in decades to revitalize it.

John Cunningham.

Irishman who lived in US illegally for a decade is deported

John Cunningham returned to Ireland on Wednesday night.

Massachusetts State House.

Mass. budget adds fees to cover health

State lawmakers on Friday approved an annual budget that imposes new fees on businesses to help pay the state?s ever-rising health care costs.

Shirley Leung

// UMass Boston chancellor flubs first big move on fixing the budget

Barry Mills made a cruel and unusual decision to shutter the university?s day-care center and preschool.

The National Puzzlers? League convention brought puzzled looks to a lot of faces, including that of Kiran Kedlaya.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Puzzle convention draws people for word play ? and word pain

The National Puzzlers? League brought its annual convention to Boston for four days. These 200-plus people are the best puzzle constructors and solvers anywhere.

Adrian Walker

// In broad daylight, in cold blood

From a distance it looked like a simple fight, just a piece of street theater.

// Teen allegedly pulled away from Boston slaying scene by his mother

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

// Amid spike in violence, Walsh holds public safety summit

Boston saw three homicides in less than 24 hours, bringing the city?s total to 23.


// This family learned a lot from sailing the Atlantic for almost a year

It was a year of great discovery. But mostly it was a journey of a family living and working together.

Globe/Staff Photographer Jonathan Wiggs


Everything you need to know about the Boston Pizza Festival

Two dozen pizza vendors ? some from Italy ? will set up shop at City Hall Plaza this weekend for a festival honoring all aspects of the craft.

//'Neill_1-5813783.jpg 38 years ago, there was an uproar about the House dress code, too

Amid the buzz this week over accusations that House Speaker Paul Ryan was behind a ?new? dress code, the roots of the policy actually date to Tip O?Neill.


// Once a liability, Drew Pomeranz now reliable for Red Sox

Pomeranz was in and out of jams all night, but he gave the Sox six effective innings.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady waves to fans during a promotional event in Shanghai on June 20, 2017. Brady said after a training session that he wants the NFL to follow basketball's example and become a major sport in China. The five-time Super Bowl champion says he hopes to play an NFL game in China before his brilliant career ends. / AFP PHOTO / STR / CHINA OUTSTR/AFP/Getty Images

Tom Brady?s book rocketed to the top of this best sellers list

That didn?t take long.

// Gordon Hayward hits town for a new suit ? and a haircut

On his busy first night as a Celtic in Boston, he also worked in dinner with coach Brad Stevens in the North End.

//,%205%2030%2023%20PM.jpg What happens when the happiest country on earth gets bumped to No. 2

The World Happiness Report polls 155 countries to determine happiness. Denmark has won the title every year ? except this one.


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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.