Separations end, but foster care, shelters remain overwhelmed

MCALLEN, TX - JUNE 12: A two-year-old Honduran stands with her mother after being detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. The asylum seekers had rafted across the Rio Grande from Mexico and were detained before being sent to a Border Patrol processing center for possible separation. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is executing the Trump administration's

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An estimated 2,300 children are flooding a system that was designed for older teens and was not ready for the special challenges of small children in a crisis.

// Trump reverses course after outcry over separating children from parents

Instead of separating children from their parents, President Trump declared that his administration will now detain entire families together.

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// After what they did, don’t let Kirstjen Nielsen and her colleagues eat in peace

If we believe what is happening in this country is wrong, we may have to ruin a few dinners on the road to right.

// Here’s why Trump is taunting a Republican congressman on Twitter

An hour after signing an executive order that would keep migrant families together, the president tweeted about US Representative Mark Sanford.

Republicans in Congress have had almost two years to prove they could govern responsibly. They failed.

Opinion | Michael R. Bloomberg

Why I’m supporting Democrats in 2018

Republicans in Congress have had almost two years to prove they could govern responsibly. They failed.

The Suffolk County House of Correction in South Bay.

Yvonne Abraham

DA candidates address an unusual constituency

The six candidates who want to be the next Suffolk district attorney will appear at a forum at the House of Correction on Bradston Street on Tuesday.

State lawmakers are rushing through a bill Wednesday that will give the Retailers Association of Massachusetts two of its big lobbying objectives.

Talking Points

Retailers walk away from Beacon Hill talks with victories

Retailers in Massachusetts often complain that their concerns aren’t heard on Beacon Hill. Well, legislative leaders are listening now.

// Legislature passes ‘grand bargain’ on minimum wage, paid leave, sales tax holiday

With speed rarely seen in the State House, the Mass. House took a preliminary vote on a bill that is aimed at avoiding a bitter electoral showdown over three ballot questions this November.

Bryon Hefner, the estranged husband of former Massachusetts Senate president Stan Rosenberg, appeared in court during his arraignment at Suffolk Superior Court in April.

Accuser who is suing Hefner and Rosenberg will have his identity kept private, for now

The man filed the lawsuit last week, alleging that former Senate president Stanley Rosenberg “knew or was aware” that Bryon Hefner posed a risk to others.

Clemens Kalischer’s haunting dockside images of displaced persons arriving from Europe propelled his career as a noted photojournalist.


Clemens Kalischer, who memorably photographed refugees and musicians, dies at 97

Clemens Kalischer, of Lenox, fled Nazi Germany and imprisonment in Europe to become a photographer of unforgettable images, including of refugees in New York and musicians in Vermont.

Owen (CHRIS PRATT) comes between the mighty T. rex and Claire (BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD) and Franklin (JUSTICE SMITH) in

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Movie review

The new ‘Jurassic World’ is a Tyrannosaurus wreck

Dinosaurs adorable and dangerous are back in “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.”

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2016 image originally released by NBC, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appears with host Jimmy Fallon during a taping of

Jimmy Fallon reveals his personal pain following Trump fallout

Jimmy Fallon is opening up about the personal anguish he felt following the backlash to his now-infamous hair mussing appearance with Donald Trump.

Love Letters

He doesn’t want her to try Botox

She wants to ward off wrinkles. He loves her as she is. But there may be a bigger issue here.


Why marijuana policies in Massachusetts aren’t strict enough

The ensuing problems will cluster among young people, low-income communities, and people with existing mental health problems.

// Bezos, Buffett, Dimon health venture will be based in Boston

Formed by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, the company will be led by Brigham and Women’s surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande.

Surgeon and writer Dr. Atul Gawande.

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Four things to know about Atul Gawande

The surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and well-known author has been named as chief executive of a new venture intended to solve the problems with the health care system.

Teachers cover their ears as Rick Noble, owner of Adventure Tactical Training, fires off rounds from an AR-15 during a concealed carry class for teachers Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Adventure Tactical Training in Farmer City, Illinois.

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What I learned at the shooting range

I started off believing there’s no reason for a nonmilitary person to own a semiautomatic rifle.


// David Price needs to keep doing what he’s doing

He entered Wednesday night’s game against the Twins 6-0 with a 2.64 ERA in his last seven starts.

// MBTA repairman charged with stealing $80,000 in cash from agency’s fare box system

Stephen P. Fagerberg was arraigned in Roxbury Municipal Court Wednesday on a single count of larceny over $1,200 in a continuous scheme.

// HUBweek’s City Hall Plaza rendering released as early bird passes for 2018 festival go on sale

HUBweek, billed as “Greater Boston’s festival for the future,” aims to bring together thousands of attendees for sessions and events focused on the intersection of art, science, and technology.

// Driverless car company will expand testing citywide

After operating in the Seaport since early 2017 with no safety issues, NuTonomy Inc. received approval to send its vehicles into the rest of Boston.

Boston, MA - 6/20/18 - A new, yet-to-be-sexed-and-named, De Brazza's (cq) monkey cuddles with first-time mom, Kiazi (cq). Born June 7, this is the first De Brazza's born at the Franklin Park Zoo (cq). First-time father is Kipawa (cq) (not shown). Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 21monkey Reporter: Laney Ruckstuhl

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At Franklin Park Zoo, visitors can now see a baby monkey

It’s all monkey business at Franklin Park Zoo this month as the zoo welcomes its newest addition to a family of De Brazza’s monkeys.

Stormy Daniels to make 3 appearances at New England strip clubs this weekend

The adult film star who claims she had an affair with the president will make an appearance at a Springfield strip club Friday.


// Watch Steve Carell fight Nazis in uplifting ‘Welcome to Marwen’ trailer

The Acton native could be looking at an Oscar nomination for his role in the film, based on a true story.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Maggie Hassan

// Imagine a secretary of education who understands public education

Betsy DeVos does not understand that public education is a necessary foundation for a democracy.

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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