The Trump presidency

Putin says he assured Trump that Russia didn?t meddle in election

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President Trump ??asked many questions?? about Russian interference in the 2016 elections, Russia?s Putin said.

United States President Donald Trump speaks at a Women and Development event at the G20 summit Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Trump is increasingly isolated on international stage

World leaders forged a compromise that showed that Donald Trump?s America is going its own way.

The heads of government of the G-20 states and their partners have dinner after a concert in the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. (Christian Charisius/Pool Photo via AP)

Trump says North Korea is a ?problem and menace?

??Something has to be done about it,?? President Trump said about North Korea as he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Ivanka Trump speaks at the Women's Entrepreneurship Finance Event at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany.

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Ivanka Trump puts her support behind fund for women

Ivanka Trump and the World Bank are rolling out a new fund to help female entrepreneurs access capital, financing, and other support.

// 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.

Closing the day-care center at the University of Massachusetts Boston is Barry Mills?s first major budget-whacking move as interim chancellor.

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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.

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.

Father Jack Ahern from St. Patrick?s of Roxbury led a prayer Friday at the site in Dudley Square of the stabbing death of 18-year-old Anthony Woodbridge.

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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.

// Irishman who lived in US illegally for a decade is deported

John Cunningham returned to Ireland on Wednesday night.

// ?Oh my God, it is Obama?: Alaska mom, baby meet ex-president

An Alaska mother is cherishing cellphone photos of her wide-eyed 6-month-old baby in the arms of former President Barack Obama.

New Kids on the Block will perform at Fenway Park Saturday night.

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New Kids bring grown-up appreciation to Fenway

Saturday night, Fenway Park will host a home-grown celebration of the musical kind when New Kids on the Block take the stage.

Retired Sacramento Kings center Vlade Divac, of Serbia, talks with reporters before the Kings played the Atlanta Hawks in NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, March 16, 2015. Divac has recently been named the Kings Vice President of Basketball and Franchise Operations.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)


Who are the winners and losers in NBA free agency so far?

Most of the biggest and best moves so far have resided in the Western Conference.

// 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.


// 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.

// 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.

//'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.


// 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.

// 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.


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// 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.