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West Point pillow fight turns bloody

Some swung pillowcases packed with hard objects that broke bones and knocked cadets unconscious.

Panel on Benghazi attack questions Clinton aide

A senior member of Hillary Clinton’s inner circle testified Friday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks.

Pillow fight at West Point turns bloody, bone-breaking

At the annual August event, some swung pillowcases packed with hard objects that broke bones and knocked cadets unconscious.

Md. Democrat joins opposition to Iranian accord

White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal suffered a blow Friday.

Review faults Dallas hospital in Ebola case

The Texas hospital that treated the first person diagnosed in the US with Ebola was not adequately prepared, a review found.

Judge backs day laborers seeking work in N.Y. town

A federal judge has struck down a New York town’s law banning day laborers from soliciting for work on public sidewalks.

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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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Gay marriage in the US

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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.

Instagram

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A live stream of Instagram posts from The Boston Globe photo department.