Wary of Mueller, Trump?s team is investigating his investigators

The effort to investigate the investigators is another sign of a looming showdown between President Trump and special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.

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Probing the family?s sprawling business ties would bring an investigation the president has called a partisan ??witch hunt?? even closer to the Oval Office.

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-3248.jpg An incoherent President Trump

To call his interview with the New York Times incoherent babble is an insult to incoherent babble.

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Yet Donald Trump?s airing of his long-simmering frustrations with Sessions raised significant new questions about the future of the nation?s top prosecutor.

Massachusetts State Trooper John DeNapoli held a long-haired house cat he rescued from the median on Interstate 93.

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6-week-old kitten rescued by state trooper

A 6-week-old kitten nearly lost his life to heat exhaustion on the median of Interstate 93 near Canton.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/eleven%20hours.jpg Pregnant workers? bill heads to Baker?s desk

The bill would give pregnant workers the right to less strenuous duties, more frequent breaks, and temporary transfers.

Defense attorney F. Lee Bailey.

Simpson?s former ?Dream Team? lawyers? thoughts on his parole

?It was the right decision, based on the law,? said Alan Dershowitz, a member of O.J. Simpson?s so-called legal Dream Team from the 1990s.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/GettyImages-611452646.jpg Bank of America?s Finucane reportedly eyed for top spot at Uber

Could Bank of America vice chair Anne Finucane, who is based in Boston, end up in the driver?s seat at Uber?

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Hey veterans, you can soon shop tax free.

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Montreal based artist, FONKi, stood back to get a better look at his mural as he takes part in the mural festival.

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Art becomes an agent of change in Lynn

Throughout this old industrial town, a new narrative is being told that celebrates Lynn as a ?City of Firsts? rather than a ?City of Sin.??

nestor A. ramos

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All over greater Boston, luxurious new living quarters are sprouting up like gleaming, modernist weeds. And a lot of them, for reasons that aren?t entirely clear, have ostentatious names.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_072017_21janitor_26665x.jpg Daughter of detained MIT janitor asks Baker to intervene

?If he goes, I?m going with him,? said the 10-year-old daughter of Francisco Rodriguez, an MIT janitor who faces deportation.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Handout_21chimney01_met.jpg Woman hurt in North End chimney collapse has long road to recovery, family says

?It would be a miracle if she can walk again,? the woman?s sister said in an interview.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_ryan5_met.jpg Protests greet House Speaker Paul Ryan in Lawrence

Ryan was also due on Nantucket for a political fundraiser later Thursday, two people familiar with his plans said.

KEVIN CULLEN

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-9934.jpg A desperate mayor desperately wants help

The heroin problem, worsened by fentanyl, is bigger than any struggling city, any state. Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera is desperate enough to think big.

Pavel Mylnikov of Moscow, Russia, worked on his sculpture

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Photos: A look at the sand sculptures on Revere Beach

More than 900,000 visitors are expected at the weekend-long festival, where master sand sculptors will vie for first prize in the solo competition.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Hagberg_25orr08_spt.jpg The Bruins went to scout two players. They found Bobby Orr instead

A trip to Gananoque, Ontario in 1961 to see Doug Higgins and Rick Eaton led to the discovery of Orr at age 13.

Chester Bennington.

Chester Bennington?s death mirrors that of close friend Chris Cornell

The Linkin Park frontman was found dead on Thursday from an apparent suicide. He was 41.

Senator John McCain stepped off his campaign bus in front of Exeter High School, and into a sea of students in Exeter, NH.

Yvonne Abraham

A painful diagnosis for John McCain, a man of integrity

People love John McCain. It?s hard not to, even if you live on a different political planet.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/21/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_QS4US.jpg Cecil the Lion?s son, Xanda, killed by a trophy hunter

Two years after Cecil the Lion was killed in a national park in Zimbabwe, sparking international outrage, his son Xanda was killed in a trophy hunt.

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Opinion | John Shattuck and Kathryn Sikkink

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Rwanda.jpg The US turns its back on human rights

Shuttering the Office of Global Criminal Justice would signal that we are no longer concerned about deterring atrocities.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi16standoff05[1].jpg His parents said he just needed to sleep. A SWAT team came instead

In Hingham, a welfare check on a disconsolate young man with a gun turned into something utterly unimaginable.

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The billionaire now controls hospitals and a cancer clinic, where he can test his vision for revamping health care.