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Egypt roared as Mubarak fell — but it’s mute as he’s freed

Six years after roaring crowds ousted him at the peak of the Arab Spring, former President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt was freed early Friday from the Cairo hospital where he had been detained, capping a long and largely fruitless effort to hold him accountable for human rights abuses and endemic corruption during his three decades of rule.

Former Trump campaign manager offers to talk to House panel on Russia

The interview would be part of an increasingly partisan House inquiry on the Kremlin’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election.

Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it ‘great day’ for jobs

President Trump sided with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate over climate change.

What they said after the health care bill was withdrawn

Here are some highlights of what political leaders said after the Obamacare replacement bill was withdrawn.

Arkansas inmates make long-shot bid to avoid double execution

The state is preparing for an unprecedented four nights of double executions over a 10-day period.

Live video: House Speaker Paul Ryan discusses health care bill

Paul Ryan is discussing the fate of the bill.

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.