In cities big and small nationwide, protesters take to streets to protest Trump?s immigration policy

The events were mostly peaceful, but arrests were reported in Dallas and Columbus, Ohio.

// Demonstrators make their way to South Bay jail

Protesters linked arms and sat on the sidewalk in front of the South Bay House of Correction.

// Boston protesters overrun City Hall Plaza, Common

?No more kids in cages,? read one sign. ?Don?t jail children,? was written on another.

// What did Melania Trump learn while visiting the border?

It?s not clear what lessons the first lady took from her trip and what she?ll communicate to President Trump.

// Korean-Americans highlight their own family separations

The lack of a peace treaty after the Korean War means families have been split between North and South Korea for decades.

Chris Sale was in fine form Saturday night as he improved his record to 8-4.

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Red Sox 11, Yankees 0

Chris Sale?s 1-hit masterpiece had shades of Pedro

The lefty had one of the best performances by a Red Sox starter in New York in almost two decades. He allowed one hit and struck out 11.


// This is David Price?s latest, best chance

The Sox lefthander is 7-1 with a 2.72 ERA in his last nine starts, going into Sunday night?s game in New York.

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LeBron James and the league-wide effect of his free agency

It should be a fascinating summer in the NBA, and it all will start with James?s decision.

// Aron Baynes, Celtics agree to two-year deal

The 31-year-old center agreed to the $11 million deal right when free agency began, shortly after midnight.


// An 850 credit score? It?s possible

For many consumers, a perfect credit score is like a four-leaf clover. You know it exists. It?s just rare.

Ideas | Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

// How ice cream made America

The history of the nation?s favorite frozen dessert is also the history of the nation itself: a triumph of ingenuity, technology, and mass marketing.

book review

// Pulling no punches on Rocky Marciano

Mike Stanton serves up a portrait of a deeply flawed boxing legend whose only hope for perfection was in the ring

Cooking | Magazine

// Everything you need to know about using a charcoal grill

Plus, a skirt steak salad recipe that lets you test your skills.

// After years of traditional fan gear, MLB is letting its freak flag fly

Major League Baseball is licensing brands that offer brasher statements and a more fashion-forward attitude. 


// From ?Black Panther? to ?Lean on Pete,? the best movies of 2018 . . . so far

Here are the top movies of the first half of the year.

Connections | Magazine

// The soundtrack of the Tour de France

It?s July, and at our house, that means living vicariously through the race?s announcers.

Lawrence Bacow is taking Harvard to the heartland

Harvard and other colleges and universities are feeling lashed by political and economics gusts.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

The university?s new president is out to shed Harvard Yard?s image as a Northeast enclave for the country?s elite.

// Injunction extends Maria evacuee housing program to Tuesday

Vouchers for the program were set to expire at midnight. FEMA has paid for hotels for those who fled Puerto Rico after the hurricane.

Yvonne Abraham

// The bright spot in an era of darkness: the people

When you start looking for them, the helpers are everywhere. We need more of them, and they need more of our help.

Author Junot Díaz adamantly denied allegations of inappropriate behavior made by two female writers.

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Junot Díaz, once contrite after allegations, changes his tune

Díaz had said he took ?responsibility for my past.? Now the acclaimed author calls that statement ?the worst thing I?ve put my name to.?

Panel awards city mechanic $50k in discrimination case

Theophilus Drigo says that he was singled out because of his race and then faced retaliation after he filed the complaint.

// It?s going to remain hot ? and humid

In addition to temperatures this week in the high 80s and low 90s, it will be sticky. Turn on the AC.

// A rare shooting in Brighton?s Oak Square rattles residents

?No one in the community should be in fear at this time,? said local City Councilor Mark Ciommo.

Dollar Tree catered to lower-income shoppers in a neighborhood that is rapidly gentrifying.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

It was a house of worship, and now it?s a house of bargains

The former St. Catherine of Siena Church in Charlestown has taken on new life ? if a decidedly secular one.

BU grad student hospitalized after chemical spill

The student received a ?contact injury? when two chemicals he was mixing spilled on his skin, a Boston University official said.


// ?Quincy is changing, but we can?t afford to leave people behind?

New apartments and condos are popping up all over town, but some people aren?t cashing in on the boom in this subway suburb.

// Baker says payroll tax doesn?t violate longstanding pledge

The governor said because the tax supports a new service ? the paid family and medical leave program, it ?is a lot different than just raising taxes just to balance the budget.?

Opinion & Ideas


// No easy arms deals for dictators, no matter what Trump says

The president wants the power to sell AR-15s and other weapons to strongmen, without congressional oversight.

Special reports

// Why Facebook and Google should pay you for your data

Users? clicks and posts built Facebook and Google?s online empires. Isn?t it time they got paid for their labor?



Watch ?Runnin?,? a STAT documentary

?Runnin?,? now available for purchase on Vimeo, takes an intimate look at a group of friends in Somerville who came of age as the opioid epidemic took hold and morphed into a national nightmare. It retraces the lives of friends lost, and one last member of the group struggling to avoid the same fate.

Globe event

Seattle?s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she?s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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