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After a volcanic day of closing arguments, Bill Cosby’s retrial is in the hands of the jury

After a volcanic day of closing arguments, Bill Cosby’s retrial is in the hands of the jury

EPA unveils new rule limiting use of scientific studies at agency

Scott Pruitt signed a regulation Tuesday that restricts the kinds of scientific studies the agency can use when it develops policies

Shrugging off Trump scandals, evangelicals look to rescue GOP

Christian conservatives say Trump has also more than honored his end of the bargain that brought reluctant members of their ranks along during his presidential campaign.

Patriots congratulate rapper Meek Mill: ‘Justice for our friend. Finally free’

Rapper Meek Mill walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania’s highest court ordered him freed while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.

Police defend violent arrest of black woman at Alabama Waffle House

The police department said the three white police officers who threw a black woman to the floor, threatened to break her arm, placed a hand on her throat, and exposed her breasts during an arrest had acted appropriately.

Black female golfer asked to leave course said it was like playing ‘with targets on our backs’

One of five black women golfers who were told to leave a Pennsylvania club said Tuesday it felt like they were playing “with targets on our backs.”

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.