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A closer look at what happened at the Cincinnati Zoo

A look at what happened after a 4-year-old boy fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Police to examine circumstances leading to gorilla’s death

Police said over the weekend that no charges were planned, but an official said Tuesday they are still gathering information on what happened.

Masking the candidates

One Chinese factory is expecting Donald Trump to beat his likely US presidential rival Hilary Clinton in the popularity stakes.

Hillary Clinton marches in hometown Memorial Day parade

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has marched in her hometown Memorial Day parade in a New York City suburb.

New York’s Zika fight turns to travel precautions and safe sex

As the annual wave of summer travel between New York and the Caribbean begins, officials fear the number of cases will rise.

On cutting-edge voter data, Trump critically behind Clinton

Trump trails in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say.

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.