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Lawmakers find common ground on $1 trillion plan to keep government open

Top negotiators are reporting progress toward an agreement on a $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the government through Oct. 1.

Trump in Washington Post op-ed: ‘I kept my promise to Americans’

In the opinion piece, President Trump wrote that he has transferred “power from Washington, D.C., and [gave] it back to the people.”

Meet Hasan Minhaj, the Muslim comedian who roasted Trump in front of reporters

The comedian, who considers himself an ‘‘angry optimist,’’ voiced both frustration and honor on behalf of his faith during Saturday’s speech.

Hasan Minhaj’s harshest burns at the correspondents’ dinner

President Donald Trump wasn’t there to roast in person at the dinner Saturday night. But that didn’t stop Hasan Minhaj.

Trump guarantees protection for those with pre-existing medical conditions — but it’s unclear how

In an interview that aired Sunday, President Trump said the new healthcare bill would ‘‘beautifully’’ protect those who have pre-existing conditions.

Trump set up a hotline for information about criminal aliens; Twitter trolls took him literally

If the president wanted Americans to call the hotline to talk about aliens behaving badly, one man thought, well, that’s what they should do.

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.