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Four people shot during concert in New York City

Police said a 33-year-old man was shot in the stomach. He was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later.

New cloud formation discovery may lessen warming forecast

A new discovery about how clouds form may scale back some of the more dire predictions about temperature increases caused by man-made global warming.

Hacker who revealed private Clinton e-mail address admits series of intrusions

Marcel Lehel Lazar said he victimized nearly 100 Americans from his home overseas.

Trump accuses Warren of hypocrisy for buying foreclosed homes

Elizabeth Warren said she bought or helped finance homes for family members and that “I’m proud of that.”

Feds spend billions to run museum-ready computer systems

The government is squandering its technology budget maintaining vintage computer systems in critical areas from nuclear weapons to Social Security.

States sue administration over transgender bathroom policy

AUSTIN, Texas — The Obama administration on Wednesday faced its first major challenge to its directive this month about the civil rights of transgender students in public schools, as officials in 11 states filed a lawsuit that tested the federal government’s interpretation of the statute forbidding sexual discrimination.

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.