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Town demolishes veteran’s house while he has surgery

When a US Navy veteran traveled from Long Island to Florida for a knee replacement, his house was the last thing on his mind. But now his memory of it is all he can think about.

For the record

Daily print correction for the newspaper.

Planned Parenthood statements on Colo. attack

“Our hearts go out to the families and loved ones of the brave law enforcement officers who put themselves in harm’s way in Colorado Springs,” the CEO said.

Climate change spurs disease fears

‘‘With warmer weather, mosquitoes fly more and bite more. And warmth amplifies the infectivity and replication of the virus,’’ said one scientist.

Readers leave turkey carcasses at Dukakis home

Michael Dukakis said he had received 12 turkey carcasses after a Globe story about his habit of collecting them after Thanksgiving.

Political Notebook

Carson travels to meet refugees

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is traveling to the Middle East this weekend to meet with Syrian refugees.

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.