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Mother of victim suggests motive for Texas school shooting

Sadie Rodriguez said her daughter told the suspected gunman a week ago that she was not interested in dating him.

Former education secretary backs boycott of schools until gun laws change

Obama’s education secretary: Let’s boycott school until gun laws change.

1 dead, 1 injured in cougar attack in Washington state

Authorities said the two men were on a morning bike ride in the foothills near North Bend.

Investigators get look at materials from Cohen raid

The separation of items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge’s demand that it occur quickly.

Minnesota governor rejects budget deal

Top state officials faced a midnight deadline to finish their work, and the two sides were struggling to find compromise.

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.