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Trump Today: Your daily update on the new administration

What’s happening inside President Trump’s administration on Tuesday.

After castigating Congress, Trump tries to get leaders behind his agenda

The president used his first official meeting with congressional leaders to gripe.

Minnesota governor collapses during State of the State speech

Mark Dayton struck his head on a lectern during the speech, but colleagues later said he was OK.

Some country club members didn’t want Obama because of Israel policy

Members of a mostly Jewish country club in Maryland have been entangled in a bitter dispute over whether to blackball former President Barack Obama.

Tornado damages 1,000 Mississippi homes

The tornado was part of a powerful storm system that tore across the Deep South over the weekend, killing 20 people.

New York agrees to settlement over summonses that were dismissed

A total of 900,000 summonse had been dismissed on grounds of legal insufficiency.

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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// Timeline of gay marriage in US

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.


// Boston Globe Instagram photos

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