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Gulf Coast marks Katrina’s fury, celebrates rebirth

The mourning Saturday was balanced by a celebration of how far the region has come since Hurricane Katrina.

Man charged with murder in shooting of Houston area deputy

Prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station.

Donald Trump courts Tea Party voters in Nashville

Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday.

In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

WASHINGTON — With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Obama will visit Alaska this week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.

For some Yellowstone bison, a date with death

Since January, more than 500 of Yellowstone’s bison have been hauled to slaughterhouses. Some 200 others that wandered off park grounds were also rounded up or stalked by hunters and shot.

10 years after Katrina, Gulf residents remember

Residents in many places in Louisiana and Mississippi are marking a decade since Katrina’s deadly and devastating landfall.

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.