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Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault in retrial

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A jury found Bill Cosby guilty Thursday of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home 14 years ago, capping the downfall of one of the world’s best-known entertainers, and offering a measure of satisfaction to the dozens of women who for years have accused him of similar assaults.

Pittsburgh removes statue of ‘My Old Kentucky Home’ writer who catapulted to fame with minstrel songs

Pittsburgh removes statue of ‘My Old Kentucky Home’ writer who catapulted to fame with minstrel songs

Arkansas gets a new Ten Commandments monument at state Capitol

Arkansas once again has a Ten Commandments monument on its state Capitol grounds less than one year after a man crashed his car into the original display.

Longtime prosecutor takes over Weinstein case in NYC

A longtime Manhattan prosecutor who led the ultimately abandoned sex assault probe against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn has now taken over the rape investigation of Harvey Weinstein, two people familiar with the case said Thursday.

Report: Chicago police not reporting mentally ill gun owners

Chicago’s inspector general says police are failing on a requirement to tell the state when people are mentally unfit to carry a gun.

Federal judge appoints special master to review material seized from Trump lawyer

Federal judge appoints special master to review material seized from Trump lawyer

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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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Gay marriage in the US

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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.

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