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Reporter alleges GOP hopeful Greg Gianforte body-slammed him

A reporter and the Republican candidate for Montana’s sole congressional seat were in an altercation Wednesday.

GOP health bill could strip insurance from 23 million

Overall, 51 million people under the age of 65 would be uninsured by the end of 2026, the Congressional Budget Office said.

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members.

Federal student aid chief quits, warning of management issues under DeVos

James Runcie had planned to retire by the end of the year, but clashes with the new Trump administration forced his hand.

Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says

A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot’s possible health benefits.

Court: US gun ban doesn’t apply to city domestic abuse laws

A Kansas man convicted of misdemeanor domestic battery under a city ordinance can legally carry a gun, an appeals court found in a ruling that could have broader implications for firearm sales.

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.