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Detained immigrants will be housed at 2 military bases

The Pentagon will build temporary camps for the immigrants, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.

Democrats flood border, demanding answers on immigrant child separations

Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representatives Katherine Clark and Mike Capuano of Massachusetts were among more than two dozen Democratic lawmakers who traveled to the Southern border this weekend in a blue wave of outrage.

Inquiry opened on police shooting of black man in Minneapolis

A demonstration was held Sunday afternoon at a police precinct and an evening vigil followed at the shooting scene.

Gun industry sees corporate activism as new threat

Gun makers say they need additional protections in Congress to prevent financial retaliation from banks.

Trump calls for immediate deportation without due process of people who ‘invade’

President Trump tweeted Sunday morning that he wants undocumented immigrants to be deported “with no Judges or Court Cases.”

Trump to test clout in South Carolina runoff

Voters will choose between two GOP gubernatorial candidates who both claim to be acolytes of the 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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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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