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An airman left for dead, and a grainy hint of life

Britt Slabinski could hear the bullets ricochet off the rocks in the darkness. It was the first firefight for his six-man reconnaissance unit from SEAL Team 6, and it was outnumbered, outgunned and taking casualties on an Afghan mountaintop.

Nevada among key swing states for Trump

LAS VEGAS — Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada’s lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them.

Moscow Warehouse Fire Kills at Least 17 Migrant Workers

MOSCOW — A fire at a printing warehouse in northern Moscow that killed at least 17 migrant workers Saturday was triggered by a faulty electrical lamp, officials said.

Cousin to Dwyane Wade is killed, Donald Trump weighs in

NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin was shot and killed Friday in Chicago while pushing her baby in a stroller.

For the record

Daily print correction for the newspaper.

Man faces capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

A man was charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of two nuns in Mississippi, police said.

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.