Donald Trump has long obsession with the British royal family

Trump likes the idea of permanent power and celebrity, a Rice University professor said, ?and nothing screams that more than the British royal family.?

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves Winfield House, residence of the US Ambassador Woody Johnson, left, before boarding Marine One helicopter for the flight to Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, Friday, July 13, 2018 in London. Trump is in London, where his day will start with a viewing of a military demonstration before he heads to meetings with British Prime Minister Theresa May at Chequers, May's county house. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump talks Brexit, London protests, and meeting the Queen during first official UK visit

It appears the president pulled no punches in an interview with The Sun, which ranged in topics from British Prime Minister Theresa May?s ?Brexit? plan to the giant ?Trump Baby? balloon that?s set to fly in London?s sky during his visit.

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.

Ben Grant (center) during the auction of his family's farm in Saco, Maine.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

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.

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.??

Man dies after being pulled from water in Bourne

The man was in cardiac arrest when first responders arrived and pronounced dead at Falmouth Hospital.

// Former BU academy head was accused of kissing undergrad

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.

// 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.

In packed courtroom, lawyers spar over fate of ?protected? immigrants

The case could affect the ability of some 300,000 immigrants to remain in the country.

Alex Speier

What?s up with all the strikeouts in Major League Baseball?

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


// Sox win their 10th straight game, upping their season-high streak

Mookie 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.

Peter Abraham | On baseball

// Mookie Betts has a blast of a time against Blue Jays

His fourth-inning grand slam was decisive blow of epic 13-pitch at-bat against J.A. Happ.

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.?

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.

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.

Rana el Kaliouby, CEO of the Boston-based artificial intelligence firm, Affectiva.

Elise Amendola/Associated Press

Tech Lab

Tech community wrestles over working with government

Some entrepreneurs and employees of tech firms object to their technology being used by surveillance and enforcement agencies.

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.

// 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.

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// Dwayne Johnson goes high, very high, in ?Skyscraper?

The Rock is up to his usual heroics in the action film.

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.

Opinion & Ideas


// Massachusetts residents pay the highest power bills in the continental US

A decision last week by federal regulators cleared the way to add up to another $1 a month for all New England ratepayers. That should set off alarms.

Special reports

// For refugees in Kenya, an education in hope

The Kakuma Refugee Camp is a holding center for thousands dispossessed by war and conflict. A New Hampshire university has made it the focus of its global plans.


// 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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