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1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at Tampa club

Tampa police believed there may have been a disagreement in the club but did not have specifics.

3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off LA

Two small planes with three people believed to be aboard collided over the ocean just outside the port of Los Angeles.

Chicago police believe 6 found dead were targeted

Police say they believe six people found dead inside a Chicago home were killed in a ‘‘targeted incident.”

Surveillance deal would allow British spies easier US access

The trans-Atlantic allies have quietly begun negotiations this month.

Six degrees of separation? Facebook finds a smaller number

The social media giant says each person in the world is separated from every other by “an average of three and a half other people.”

Couple suspected in crime spree found; man dead, authorities say

No other details were immediately released, but local news outlets report that shots were fired after a chase.

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.