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S.C. farmers face millions in losses after heavy rains

Preliminary estimates show crop losses could total more than $300 million in flooded South Carolina.

Campus shootings in Arizona, Texas leave 2 dead, 4 injured

A brawl escalated into violence at Northern Arizona University, and a student was fatally shot at Texas Southern University.

Judge ends guardianship in case of Amish girl who refused care

A judge in Ohio ended the guardianship of an Amish girl who resisted attempts to force her to resume chemotherapy.

VA under fire for spending on art

Congress this month is criticizing and questioning the overwhelmed and understaffed department for spending millions on artwork.

Trio allegedly use stolen handgun to rob, kill two in Calif.

Police said three young, homeless wanderers used a stolen handgun to rob and kill two people.

North Dakota fraternity cleared of hate crime accusation

A gay man who said he was the victim of a hate crime at a University of North Dakota fraternity invented the story.

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.