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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

With Rubio, Corker back on board, GOP speeds ahead with tax plan

Republican leaders moved closer to a swift victory on their $1.5 trillion tax plan, which comes up for a vote next week.

House investigating Nevada lawmaker over harassment allegations

Representative Ruben Kihuen is accused of sexually harassing a campaign worker and a lobbyist.

Final GOP tax bill at a glance

The Republican measure seeks to make key changes to US tax law for individuals and businesses.

Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control

The court stopped the government from enforcing the policy change to former President Barack Obama’s health care law.

House intelligence panel rushes to complete Russia inquiry

Some of the most important witnesses are to be interviewed in New York by committee staff early next week.

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.