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Live video: President Obama delivers remarks on Memorial Day

The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery during a ceremony.

South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers

Now called “Hope,” a 4-year-old rhino survived an attack by poachers responsible for the deaths of more than 1,200 rhinos last year in South Africa.

President Obama marks Memorial Day in ceremony

President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, followed by remarks at Arlington National Cemetery.

Pressure cooker discovered in vehicle near US Capitol

The device was found in a “suspicious” vehicle, and police said the car’s owner has been arrested.

Anne Meara, 85; distinguished actress, comedian

Ms. Meara became famous as half of one of the most successful male-female comedy teams with spouse Jerry Stiller.

Flash floods in Oklahoma, Texas kill two

Record rainfall was causing havoc across a swath of the Midwest on Sunday.

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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// Recent investigative reports

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

Gay marriage in the US

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// How same-sex marriage laws evolved

In the early 1970s, there were zero states banning or allowing same-sex marriage, and no states offered civil unions or domestic partnerships.


// Boston Globe Instagram photos

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