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Clinton, Kaine don’t plan to match Trump’s name-calling

Hillary Clinton and her new running mate said they won’t use the kind of insults that Donald Trump has used during his campaign.

Liberal dissatisfaction with Hillary Clinton lingers on eve of convention

The vast disagreements within the Democratic coalition have been largely underplayed this year.

Going to extremes

Monday: Big heat, heavy rain; high 93-98, low 71-76

Lifeguard claims NY state used Speedo to discriminate

“It was such a blatant attempt to get at older guys,” said the 50-year lifeguard veteran who filed the age discrimination lawsuit.

Donald Trump says French visitors should face more screening

The candidate said the action is needed to deter attacks by people coming from countries “compromised by terrorism.”

Dismayed by Trump, Bloomberg will endorse Clinton

The former New York mayor will announce his support in a prime-time address at the Democratic convention.

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.