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Wet’s the matter

Thursday: Humid, shower; high 84-89, low 70-75

Before debates, Clinton aims to keep Trump expectations high

The Democratic candidate will enter her fall debates with Donald Trump facing the same kind of heightened expectations that often saddle an incumbent president.

One star over, planet found that might be another Earth

Astronomers detected a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest neighbor to our solar system.

With Congress deadlocked, Clinton proposes new fund that could be used for Zika response

The Democratic presidential candidate said delays may have resulted in infections that could have been prevented.

Astronaut breaks US record: 521 days in space and counting

Astronaut Jeffrey Williams set the record over four flights, surpassing the one attained by Scott Kelly.

For the record

Daily print correction for the newspaper.

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.