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5 arrested in connection with East Village gas explosion

The powerful blast in March left two people dead.

Cliven Bundy charged with assault, conspiracy

The charges stem from Bundy’s role at the center of a tense April 2014 armed standoff with federal officials in Nevada.

Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

The surrender played out over a phone call on an open line streamed live on the Internet by an acquaintance of occupier David Fry.

Rubio’s tax proposals seen risking ‘unsustainable’ deficits

Marco Rubio’s tax proposals would largely help those at the top end of the income scale, according to a policy group.

Md. gunman who killed 2 deputies had emotional problems, son says

A gunman fatally shot two Maryland sheriff’s deputies before he was killed in a shootout.

Cleveland files claim against Tamir Rice’s estate

The creditor’s claim states that Tamir’s estate is overdue on a $500 payment for ‘‘emergency medical services rendered as the decedent’s last dying expense.’’

JFK: 50 Years Later

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A five-part series examining the profound impact of former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

Globe Investigations

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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Gay marriage in the US

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In the early 1970s, there were zero states banning or allowing same-sex marriage. Now it’s legal nationwide, and all bans have been overturned.

Instagram

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A live stream of Instagram posts from The Boston Globe photo department.