The Trump presidency

Trump takes break with ?working vacation?

President Trump.

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President Trump spent the first full day of his ?working vacation? quietly on Saturday.

Yvonne Abraham

// In a Malden classroom, a lesson on immigration

Many economists say drastically cutting immigration hurts the economy for everyone.

// Mueller asks White House for documents on Flynn

The document request is the first known instance of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III?s team asking the White House to hand over records.

// Gap between Trump and GOP becoming a chasm

Fractures in the GOP from 2016 ? largely papered over after Donald Trump?s surprising victory ? are reopening.

Russian President Vladimir Putin fishes in the remote Tuva region in southern Siberia.


Photos: Putin goes on vacation

The Russian president wants you to know he loves the outdoors.

// Storms could bring hail and severe winds

Damaging winds, quarter-size hail, and even a tornado are possibilities in Massachusetts today.

spotlight follow-up

// VA Secretary ousts third official at troubled N.H. hospital

VA Secretary David Shulkin said he was responding to allegations of dangerously substandard care made by medical staff in a Boston Globe report last month.

// In Michelle Carter?s hometown, opinions vary on justice of her sentence

Residents who spoke to the Globe were split on whether Carter, now 20, received an appropriate sentence for urging Conrad Roy III to kill himself.


Teamster in Top Chef trial could get jail time for posting on Facebook during trial

Daniel Redmond, one of four Teamsters on trial, posted an article on the Facebook page, ?Support the Teamster 4,? violating a court order to not speak publicly about the case.

Kathy Reeves, a physicist a Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, plants to travel to Oregon to witness the eclipse.

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For the total solar eclipse, they?re off to the land of the vanishing sun

Area residents are traveling all over the country to make sure that they?re within the ?path of totality? during the celestial event.


// Which players may be available in trade after going through waivers?

Higher-priced players go through waivers and usually clear without being claimed.


// What?s it like be an NFL QB at 40? We asked Warren Moon and Matt Hasselbeck

Tom Brady will become just the 19th quarterback in NFL history to suit up at the age of 40 or older.

// Danny Amendola never considered retiring or playing for a team other than the Patriots

?My body feels really good,? he said. ?I feel the best I have felt in a long time.?


// Patriots showing a little fight in training camp can be a good thing

A little friction between offense and defense can be a harbinger of success on both sides of the ball.


// Former Patriots QB Jim Plunkett: ?My life sucks?

At 69, he?s battered and bruised from years of absorbing punishing hits and takes a dozen pills every day, he tells the San Jose Mercury News, to ?quote-unquote survive.?

New York Jets Jamal Adams participates in a NFL football training camp in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, July 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Bob Ryan

NFL players who say they would die on the football field are stupid, not brave

Encouraging any young person to play football is projecting them into a world fraught with physical danger.

// Thousands of cyclists take off in first day of the 38th Pan-Mass Challenge

More than 5,300 cyclists took off Saturday morning in the 2017 Pan-Mass Challenge, raising money for patient care and cancer research.

Concert review

// In Foxborough, Coldplay?s offer has new meanings

But if there was plenty that was familiar, the world has changed between then and now.

// Dick Albert, former Channel 5 weatherman, dies

?It?s a huge loss,? said Harvey Leonard. ?It?s truly like losing a brother, that?s what I considered him to be.?

// ?There are other worlds than these.?

Stephen King has created many worlds and many of them he has connected, in ways big and small, with the ?Dark Tower? series acting as the linchpin.

Rachel York as Dorothy Brock in Reagle Music Theatre?s production of ?42nd Street.?

Stage review

Reagle?s rousing ?42nd Street? triumphs over turmoil

Despite the arrest of the play?s leading man, this production of an old-fashioned musical manages to soar.

Former President Obama played golf in 2013  on Martha?s Vineyard.

Obamas head to Martha?s Vineyard for first time post-presidency

The family spent seven of their eight summers while President Obama was in office on the island and were Vineyard regulars long before that.


// 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 gynecologist is taking on Trump, Goop ? and wacky health trends

Careening between empathy, outrage, and snark, Dr. Jen Gunter wants to protect women?s health and take down pseudoscience.