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US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously hurt in wreck

A South Carolina lawmaker who defeated US Representative Mark Sanford in his re-election bid was seriously injured in a vehicle crash on Friday.

Trump wants to make foreign arms sales easier

President Trump has proposed changing the federal rules and allowing US manufacturers to sell large batches of firearms to foreign countries without consulting the legislative branch.

Family doctors can help tackle opioid epidemic

A few primary care doctors have begun prescribing buprenorphine to help suppress cravings and withdrawal.

Trump campaigns for Nevada senator

The president pressed his tough immigration stance at a state political convention in Las Vegas.

Backed up by data, a Texas city denies border crisis

Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez, and other leaders said the turmoil President Trump refers too is largely fiction.

75 percent of Americans say immigration is good for country, poll finds

A larger share of people than at any point since 2001 say immigration is good for the nation.

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.