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Red Sox, Orioles fans asked to stay at stadium after violent protest

Protesters blocked an intersection near Oriole Park at Camden Yards for several hours and had a tense standoff with police Saturday.

Correspondents’ dinner attendees take to social media

Celebrities, politicians and journalists at the White House Correspondents’ dinner posted photos and reports online.

Russians reportedly scoured unclassified Obama e-mails

Some of President Obama’s e-mails were swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system.

Skipping Shakespeare? Yes, English majors can often bypass the Bard.

WASHINGTON — William Shakespeare, born in England about this time 451 years ago, is in little jeopardy of being forgotten in literature or popular culture. His native language has gone global. His poetry and plays, endlessly influential, are read, translated, adapted, and performed around the world.

Baltimore protest of Freddie Gray’s death becomes rowdy

Thousands jammed the streets Saturday, and officials said at least two were hurt in the mayhem and three were detained.

Players from politics, Hollywood mix it up at Correspondents’ dinner

The national ‘‘Nerd Prom’’ is drawing a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington power players.

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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// How same-sex marriage laws evolved

In the early 1970s, there were zero states banning or allowing same-sex marriage, and no states offered civil unions or domestic partnerships.


// Boston Globe Instagram photos

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