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At this holiday feast, turkeys make an entrance, not an entree

Three turkeys were the guests of honor at a holiday dinner for vegans in Maryland.

Climate change driving more polar bears onto land

Bears in the body of water between Russia and Alaska are spending more time on land in the summers as the amount of summer sea ice shrinks.

Arizonia inmate escapes from moving police van

The inmate was seriously injured after he kicked out a window in a police transport van on a freeway and jumped out of the moving vehicle.

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Thursday: Clouds aplenty; high 53-58, low 46-51

Obama sets climate agenda

President Obama will meet the leaders of China and India on the first day of the climate summit in Paris on Monday.

Survey shows many in US believe Islamic values at odds with their own

Americans are more skeptical than ever of how Islam squares with their values and way of life -- and yet very few Americans actually seem to interact with Muslims at all.

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.