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With 100-day mark looming, President Trump trump plans a whirlwind of a week

As Trump approaches the symbolic mark, he is juggling a renewed health care push and his demands that a funding bill include money for his border wall.

Pence thanks troops for serving during ‘challenging times’

The vice president made the comments Monday while speaking to service members in American Samoa.

House fire kills 5, including 3 children, in NYC

Firefighters arrived four minutes after the blaze was reported, but could do nothing.

Small retailers add emotional punch in bid to kill border tax plan

This lobbying brawl pits many national retail chains against an array of corporate titans.


‘Everybody knows somebody’: This state is a laboratory for the future of Alzheimer’s in America

North Dakota finds itself on the leading edge of a boom that it never would have chosen: Alzheimer’s disease.

Bearing witness to executions: last breaths and lasting impressions

Witnesses often enter the death chamber in silence. They almost always leave that way, too.

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.