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Explosives ignite inside Florida mall

Police say two improvised explosive devices ignited inside a mall in central Florida.

Doughnut-eating champ charged with stealing from Dunkin’

It wasn’t clear if the man helped himself to any doughnuts.

Senate adjourns without a deal to end shutdown

The parties couldn’t reach an agreement Sunday, meaning 1 million civilian federal workers are now temporarily unemployed.

Weekend of women’s marches promises continued momentum

A rally in Las Vegas capped a weekend of global demonstrations that promised to continue building momentum.

Lawmaker denies misconduct claim; ethics inquiry planned

Representative Patrick Meehan reportedly used taxpayer money to settle a harassment complaint.

Pence accuses Congress of playing politics with military pay

Pence said the soldiers deserved their pay and benefits and service families ‘‘shouldn’t have to worry about getting paid.’’

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.