Donald Trump has long obsession with the British royal family

A brief meeting with Queen Elizabeth will be a moment for President Trump to bathe in some of the pomp and ceremony he?s tried to copy in his own life.

President Donald Trump, second from left, and first lady Melania Trump, left, are welcomed by British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband, Philip May, to a gala dinner at Blenheim Palace near Oxford on Thursday, July 12, 2018. Trump is on a seven-day, three-nation European trip ? to Belgium, Britain and then Finland for talks with President Vladimir Putin of Russia ? that highlights the ways he has utterly transformed U.S. foreign policy. ()

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Trump blasts Theresa May?s Brexit plan during his first official visit to Britain

In addition to attacking May on Brexit, President Trump also praised her archrival, Boris Johnson, as a potential future prime minister while attacking London?s mayor as soft on crime and terrorism.

Globe editor did not violate anti-harassment policy, investigators find

Investigators hired by The Boston Globe have concluded that Brian McGrory did not violate the newspaper?s anti-harassment policy in text exchanges with a former writer and editor.

// Limits put on security clearance for Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser and President Trump?s son-in-law, lacks the security clearance level required to review some of the government?s most sensitive secrets.

FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok, waits for the start of a House Judiciary Committee joint hearing on

FBI agent Strzok feuds with GOP critics at hearing

Republicans fought bitterly Thursday with FBI agent Peter Strzok, at a congressional hearing that frequently devolved into shouting matches about political bias.

// Police say they made an ?error? in arresting Stormy Daniels

Her attorney said she was ??set up?? in a Columbus police sting operation, calling it an ??absurd use of law enforcement resources.??

// Walsh vetoes city lobbying rules, calling proposal ?inadequate?

Mayor Walsh said that both versions failed to properly define and regulate lobbying, as well as create a proper enforcement mechanism.

// Pam family members go on trial for allegedly scamming elderly siblings out of Mattapan home

Prosecutors allege what Kyle Pam did amounted to a scheme of theft, forgery, and embezzlement that left the 70-year-old Margaret Williams homeless.

// BU parted with its private school president over a misconduct allegation

The university launched an investigation into Ari Betof?s behavior after a BU undergraduate student, who had babysat for Betof?s children, complained to the university.

Boston-7/12/2018 Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays- SoxMookie Betts scrams as he runs past first base after hitting a grand slam in the 4th inning. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)



Mookie Betts leads Sox to 10th straight win

Betts hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, pushing his home run total to 23 on the season and notching another victory for the surging Red Sox.

// With family grown apart, historic farm is in the middle

An auction Thursday attracted hundreds of family members, neighbors, and bidders to watch the old farm be sold.

A transit bus on Martha?s Vineyard, as pictured in 2000.

Martha?s Vineyard bus driver fired after racist remark to potential passenger

A Martha?s Vineyard Transit Authority bus driver ignored a potential passenger Wednesday, telling the passenger later that they drove by them ?because you are black.?

// Gaming Commission drags Wynn Resorts into legal dispute with former Everett property owners

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission expects to win this lawsuit. But with millions of dollars at stake, the agency is hedging its bets.

Mrs. Phillips sought Fidel Castro?s help in securing documents of Ernest Hemingway.

Jenny Phillips, writer and award-winning filmmaker, dies at 76

Jenny Phillips, 76, who died July 9, was a writer and award-winning filmmaker.

Scientists may have solved a huge riddle that led to more than 1,000 years of cold on Earth. It doesn?t bode well

Woods Hole scientists led a team that may have solved a huge riddle in Earth?s climate past. It doesn?t bode well for the future.

// 40 years ago, five men were found dead at Boston?s Blackfriars Pub

The Suffolk district attorney at the time said he?d ?never witnessed a more shocking crime,? and to this day, the case remains unsolved.

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//[1].jpg What?s up with all the strikeouts in Major League Baseball?

Major league pitchers this season have struck out 22.3 percent of batters.

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At harbor island camp, teens train to be civic leaders

Former campers return to Camp Harbor View on Long Island to spend the summer learning how to mentor the next generation of Boston youths on community action.

As a single mom running for office, Lee Erica Palmer racked up thousands of dollars in baby sitter bills, but she could not tap any campaign funds to defray the cost.


Mass. political candidates can expense a tuxedo, but not child care. That needs to change

As Beacon Hill drags its feet, other states have already changed campaign finance rules to allow candidates to count child care as a campaign expense.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ?We locked eyes and smiled?

He?s in the Coast Guard. She likes to travel spontaneously. Will they sail off into the sunset?

Trouble sleeping? Let your senses be your guide

Getting enough good quality sleep can be a struggle.


// Could pulses of light lead to higher-tech cochlear implants?

Scientists are trying to determine whether optogenetics could one day help improve someone?s hearing.

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

// Getting over a breakup

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

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Massachusetts State Police headquarters is seen in Framingham.

Baker?s plan to cut State Police OT spending faces major hurdles

In early May, the governor and the head of the State Police promised a crackdown on overtime spending, including a decrease of up to 40 percent in one of its most costly units.