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Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

The Secret Service said a man was taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House.

Republican tax bill faces obstacle over small business

Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin had is trying to resolve an unlikely conflict in his own backyard.

GOP governors facing 2018 conundrum: Trump

Republicans suffered unexpectedly drastic losses in elections in Virginia, New Jersey, and suburbs across the US.

Many on Medicare face higher premiums

The additional expense will reduce an expected increase in Social Security checks for retirees

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Progressive pastors call on Roy Moore to quit Senate race

The pastors said the conservative judge is unfit to serve, days after religious conservatives expressed their commitment to Moore.

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.