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Watchdog group’s leader steps down after founder’s firing

The head of the Southern Poverty Law Center is stepping down, the latest high-profile departure from the watchdog organization.

Democrats say they’ll fight for release of Mueller’s complete findings

House Democrats are concerned that President Trump’s attorney general may withhold evidence of any wrongdoing uncovered by the special counsel.


A turning point — and a test for the country

After nearly three years of investigation the moment of reckoning has arrived. It’s a test of the president, the government, and the country.

Much has already been uncovered

After 22 months of meticulous investigation, charges against 34 people, and countless hours of all-consuming news coverage, Special Counsel Robert Mueller Friday submitted the long-anticipated report on his findings to Attorney General William Barr.

Will the Mueller report be made public? Answers to 6 key questions

The long-awaited special counsel report is complete, 675 days after Robert Mueller was named to oversee the investigation into Russia’s election interference. Attorney General William Barr has the document.

Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan, NATO says

Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan, NATO says

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.