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Trump Cabinet member reportedly used pricey private jets to travel to New England

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s five-flight itinerary was estimated to cost more than $60,000.

One student shot, one arrested at Mattoon High School in Illinois

A Mattoon High School teacher subdued a male student who shot and wounded another student in a high school cafeteria.

Senate pressing ahead with vote on last-ditch Obamacare repeal bill

The legislation by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy would repeal central elements of Obamacare.

Obama says it’s ‘frustrating’ to keep fighting GOP efforts to repeal his health law

The former president spoke on Wednesday at an event held by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Images and video from Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria hammers the island

Winds lashed homes and floodwater roared through streets as the Category 4 storm passed over Puerto Rico.

All of Puerto Rico without power after Maria

‘‘Once we’re able to go outside, we’re going to find our island destroyed,’’ said Abner Gomez, Puerto Rico’s emergency management director.

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.


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