The nation?s student loan debt is mostly held by women

Ginnelle Vasquez, left, and her daughter Isis, 8, shared a joke while working on their homework at their home on June 8.

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The $1.3 trillion student loan debt crisis has been blamed for hobbling a generation of young Americans.

The Trump presidency

// Trump wages battle against regulations, not climate change

President Trump is resisting efforts to curb US dependence on fossil fuels.

// Trump?s strategy is to look to his base for support

President Trump is banking on his loyal base of supporters to help him through the tangle of the Russia investigations.

06/10/2017 Boston Ma- -A performer at the 2017 Boston Pride Parade. Jonathan Wiggs\Globe Staff Reporter:Topic

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Pride Parade kicks off day of LGBTQ festivities in Boston

Boston Pride organizers chose the theme in light of the ?current climate of political uncertainty and marginalization of LGBTQ people.?

// Protesters rallying against Sharia law met by counter protesters on Boston Common

Protesters and counter-protesters mingled with each other, shouting, swearing, laughing derisively, and filming each other for two hours.

// 3-year-old tweets out a bunch of emojis from White House spokeswoman?s account

The tweet included many, many traffic light emojis.

// Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah

Joe Biden is encouraging Mitt Romney to run for the Senate in Utah if incumbent Orrin Hatch decides to retire next year.

Boy hit and killed by train in Salem was honored for trying to rescue kayaker

The 10-year-old boy who was killed by a train in Salem Friday night has been identified as Jaydon Dancy.

In 2005, a sign was posted near a bridge over the Housatonic River near the General Electric Plant in Pittsfield.

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Yvonne Abraham

In Western Mass., GE?s name is mud

For decades, a GE plant in Pittsfield befouled the Housatonic with toxic chemicals called PCBs, and the fight over the cleanup continues.

// Adam West, noted for playing Batman, dies at 88

Adam West, whose tongue-in-cheek version of Batman helped propel the 1960s television series to success, has died at 88.

// In the most New England move ever, Patriots put 283 diamonds on Super Bowl ring

As you might remember, they trailed the Falcons, 28-3, before mounting the largest comeback in Super Bowl history.

// Dion Lewis, shifty and seamless, feels the best he has ?in a long time?

The Patrots running back moved with burst and explosiveness at last week?s minicamp.

// Warm, sunny Saturday to be followed by potential heat wave

Saturday will be warm and bright, while Sunday could bring the start of a heat wave, forecasters said.

// ?That?s our word?: Ice Cube confronts Bill Maher for using the n-word

?It?s a word that has been used against us. It?s like a knife, man.?

FILE - In this April 30, 2017 file photo, Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette argues a call during the first period in Game 3 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series against the St. Louis Blues in Nashville, Tenn. The Stanley Cup has been handed out 89 times to the champion of the NHL since 1927. For the first time, two American coaches will face off in the final as the Nashville Predators' Peter Laviolette goes up against the Pittsburgh Penguins' Mike Sullivan. It's just the seventh time the Cup will be won by a U.S.-born coach. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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There?s always a Mass. connection, right? This Stanley Cup Final is no different

Ben Smith has thoroughly enjoyed watching his two ex-pupils go about their business of pursuing the Cup. 

// ?The Grand Tour? host Richard Hammond injured in car crash

Richard Hammond, who formerly was a host on ?Top Gear,? escaped serious injury in a fiery crash in Switzerland.

// A mysterious ailment is killing birds on Cape Cod

Since April, the plunge-diving northern gannets have been washing up dead or dying along the South Shore and Cape Cod.

Bob Ryan

// The NBA has never been about parity. This is business as usual

This fretting about the dominance of the Warriors and Cavaliers is a media contrivance.


// The Cavs? Game 4 win is a reminder of what these NBA Finals could?ve been

This series should be going back to the Bay Area tied at two games apiece.


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// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// 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.


// ?Part of the new reality?: Despite confusion, Zika warnings are here to stay

Public health authorities are grappling with how to get the message about the risk the virus poses out to pregnant women.

Real Estate

An exclusive sneak peek at the South End Garden Tour

The Trustees of Reservations will hold its 24th annual South End Garden Tour on Saturday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Artists will be painting in the gardens this year and will sell their works at the reception after the tour.