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This is how bad Puerto Rico’s electricity outage looks from space

With 100 percent of the power grid offline in Puerto Rico, the island has been plunged into darkness.

Puerto Ricans note Trump’s tweets fail to mention their plight

“Lives are at risk. We’re American citizens just like you,” one resident said.

Damage to Puerto Rico’s power grid is unprecedented

One hundred percent of the system run by the Puerto Rico Power Authority is offline, because Maria damaged every part of it.

Trump’s new order bars almost all travel from seven countries

President Trump on Sunday issued a new order banning almost all travel to the United States from seven countries, including most of the nations covered by his original travel ban.


A flight plan for failure

There is a troubling pattern of lax oversight by the FAA that has made the agency vulnerable to fraud, and the public vulnerable to those who mean to do harm.


Trump’s fight with NFL takes culture war to perilous level

The president has flirted with many culture wars before. This weekend, he may have set off one with lasting implications.

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.