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Russian bots pounced in hours after Parkland massacre

The bots were focused on Robert Mueller’s investigation, but quickly changed course after last week’s shooting.

White House aides say Parkland offered a ‘reprieve’ from bad headlines

“A lot of people here felt like it was a reprieve from seven or eight days of just getting pummeled,” said one administration official.

Trump adds cautious support to revised background checks for gun buyers

The president spoke to Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, about legislation he helped introduce last fall.

Trump endorses Romney for US Senate seat

Trump endorses Romney for US Senate seat

Finding a lock of hair, and a link to history

An envelope labeled “Washington’s Hair” was found in a forgotten book in the Union College library.

Wildfire forces people to flee rural California; heavy snow hits Rockies

The fire threatened hundreds of buildings, including a historic railroad station, after it tripled in size overnight.

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.