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Historic flooding in South Carolina

Residents face uncertainty as they cope with major flooding after record-settings rains.

With McCarthy out, contenders for speaker unclear

A parade of House members with low profiles beyond Capitol Hill made the case they are ready to be a fresh face for an unsettled House.

US could be on verge of measles outbreak, researchers warn

One in eight children under the age of 17 is susceptible to measles and would likely get sick if exposed to the dangerous virus.

US airman who helped thwart French train attack stabbed in Calif.

Spencer Stone, who helped subdue an attacker on a French train in August, is in stable condition, an official said.

Ex-Tribune employee convicted in Los Angeles Times hack

A former Tribune Media Co. employee was convicted of helping the Anonymous hacking collective gain access to the Los Angeles Times website to alter a story.

Democrats will push for new gun control laws

Senate Democrats are preparing a legislative push to curb guns, a week after a mass shooting at an Oregon community college.

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.