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Senator McCain to vote ‘no’ on health care bill

Senator John McCain said that he could not “in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal.”

A recap of the president’s busy morning on Twitter

Get ready, here’s everything President Donald Trump tweeted about this morning.

At least 6 dead in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria, officials say

Maria also pummeled parts of the US Virgin Islands, lashed Turks and Caicos Friday morning, and took aim at the Bahamas.

Brigham Young University ends ban on caffeinated soda sales

Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by posting a picture of a can of Coca-Cola on Twitter and just two words: “It’s happening.”

Swastika found in residence hall at Georgetown University on Jewish holiday

Authorities at Georgetown University are investigating a swastika found painted inside a residence hall restroom at the start of Rosh Hashanah.

Illinois court upholds murder conviction of Drew Peterson

The use of hearsay testimony to convict former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding the conviction.

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.