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Baboon from Brown University escapes crate at San Antonio airport

Dawkins the baboon was eventually corralled by officers after going on the lam for two hours.

Mental illness led man to ram car into family, pastor says

The North Carolina attack killed the man’s daughter and daughter-in-law and critically injuring other relatives.

Jupiter’s backward-flying asteroid came from another star system

The asteroid was found just months after the discovery of our first known interstellar visitor.

Former W.Va. coal executive to pursue Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

Don Blankenship announced that he will run as a third-party candidate in West Virginia, which might violate state law.

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a challenge to Virginia’s decades-old ban on uranium mining.

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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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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.


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