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Obama apologizes to Doctors Without Borders

President Barack Obama has apologized to the group for the US air attack that hit a medical clinic in Afghanistan, killing 22.

Oregon shooter killed himself after being wounded, prosecutor says

The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college killed himself inside a classroom after two officers wounded him.

Nurse giving flu shots reused syringes, New Jersey agency says

There is a low risk of infection and syringes that hold the vaccine, not needles, were reused, health officials said.

Wynn sues for libel in latest salvo over casino

The suit by casino developer Steve Wynn claims his firm has suffered from “political abuse” in its treatment in Boston.

6,000 inmates to be freed as US eases drug sentences

The effort will also help ease overcrowding at federal lockups, according to officials.

South Carolina cleans up, but worries remain amid floods

As the sun finally shined, owners of flooded homes in South Carolina pried open soggy doors and took a look at the damage for the first time.

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.