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Protest goes peacefully outside Panthers game

Protesters were at the game between the Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings in Charlotte, but the contest occurred without interruption.

Motive in Washington mall shooting remains unclear

Arcan Cetin, 20, of Oak Harbor, Wash., is accused of gunning down five people Friday in a mall north of Seattle.

Watch: Keith Lamont Scott fatal shooting footage released

Charlotte police released dramatic video footage Saturday that shows officers surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired.

Read the Charlotte police report on the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott

To accompany the video, police also issued a ‘‘case update’’ on Saturday. It is published here, in its entirety.

Suspect arrested in Wash. mall shooting

The suspect was taken into custody around 6:30 p.m., officials said.

What Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump need to do to win the first debate

For either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton to come away the clear winner, something pretty extraordinary needs to happen.

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.