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Ex-wife of former White House aide says Hatch has apologized

An ex-wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter says she has received a letter of apology from Senator Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican who defended his former aide from “a vile attack” after two ex-wives accused Porter of domestic abuse.

A New York Times opinion piece called for women to stop wearing yoga pants to the gym. Not everyone agrees

Some people are criticizing a New York Times opinion piece in which the writer calls for women to stop wearing yoga pants to the gym.

Former Trump campaign aide will reportedly plead guilty, cooperate with special counsel

Rick Gates will plead guilty and cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Florida students want to create ‘badge of shame’ for NRA backers

‘‘We are losing our lives while the adults are playing around,’’ student Cameron Kasky said.

State election officials across country returning to paper ballots

Officials are growing increasingly alarmed about the 2018 midterm elections, with a drumbeat of dire warning signs that Russia is determined to influence them.

Joe Biden, in public and private, hints at a 2020 run

The former vice president broached the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

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.