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Watch live: President Trump addresses budget bill

President Donald Trump said he may veto a multi-trillion dollar spending package, but the White House website lists the event as a “bill signing.”

Victim in Maryland school shooting dies

Jaelynn Willey was shot in the head Tuesday at Great Mills High School by 17-year-old Austin Rollins. Police say the two had been in a relationship that recently ended.

Giant animatronic T-rex goes up in dramatic flames in Colorado

The 24-foot-tall reptile replica at the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience was set ablaze by an electrical malfunction in the early afternoon.

NYC firefighter dies battling blaze on Harlem movie set

The firefighter died after a massive fire broke out at a building where a movie directed by Edward Norton was being shot.

Trump names former ambassador John Bolton as his new national security adviser

John Bolton will replace Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, the battle-tested Army officer who was tapped as Trump’s second national security adviser last year to stabilize a turbulent foreign policy operation.

School shooting victim ‘brain dead,’ life support ending

A teenage girl who was shot when a classmate opened fire inside their Maryland high school is brain dead and is being removed from life support, her mother said Thursday

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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// 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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