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Vehicle strikes security barrier at White House; driver in custody

A passenger vehicle struck a security barrier near the White House on Friday afternoon, and a driver has been apprehended.

Joe Kennedy III, on ‘The View,’ lashes out at the GOP response to Florida shooting

A day after President Trump proposed arming some teachers as a way to help avert school massacres, Kennedy was unequivocal in his rejection of the concept.

Florida man screams, yells ‘murderers!’ as he’s put to death

As the execution drugs were being administered, inmate Eric Scott Branch let out a blood-curdling scream. Then he yelled “murderers! murderers! murderers!” as he thrashed on a gurney as he was being put to death for the 1993 rape and slaying of a college student.

Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday.

Flood shelters open as Midwest’s rivers keep rising

Shelters were open for people forced from their homes by flooding in Indiana and Michigan as rivers continued to rise.

Michael Feinberg, a founder of KIPP schools, fired after misconduct claims

The charter school chain is one of the country’s largest and most successful and offers schools in Massachusetts.

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.


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