FROM Gary Washburn
Bell Rings for LeBron James and Bonanza Free Agency Market The NBA Championship has barely been decided, but it's already time for free agency, the time when players can, or sometimes must, negotiate with different teams. This year's group of free agents is being called "the deepest ever." Will LeBron James leave the Cleveland Cavaliers? Will Dwyane Wade stay with the Miami Heat? What about Chris Bosh ? Will they end up together? Gary Washburn is national NBA writer for the Boston Globe .
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?