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E-mails suggest DNC derided the Sanders campaign

Top officials at the Democratic National Committee criticized and mocked Bernie Sanders during the primary campaign.

Tim Kaine: A liberal who rose in a conservative state

Kaine has deftly managed his own rise as a progressive in a bastion of Southern conservatism.

Kaine’s VP pick greeted by blowback from progressive groups

Several organizations sharply questioned Tim Kaine’s liberal bona fides.

For Clinton, Kaine was safe, centrist choice

Hillary Clinton picked Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate.

Amid broad movement against police abuse, some act on the fringe

As demonstrators flooded the streets of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, recently to protest the police killing of a black man there, about 15 men in black military fatigues broke off on their own. They marched toward the police station, three of them carrying AR-15 rifles.

Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton says Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will join her on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president.

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.