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Trump renews pledge to deport millions, but ICE reality is far more limited

The president’s ambitious deportation goals have crashed, again and again, into the earthly reality of the US immigration enforcement system.

Trump kicks off reelection bid

Jabbing at the press and the establishment, President Trump kicked off his reelection campaign at a Florida rally where he exhorted thousands to put America’s “own citizens first.”

‘Baby’ found dead near park turns out to be realistic doll

Horror and alarm over the discovery of what appeared to be the body of a dead baby at a New York City park turned to relief, and probably some embarrassment, Tuesday when the blue-skinned corpse was later revealed to be a realistic-looking doll.

Study finds US preschoolers are less pudgy

Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke.

‘The Profit’ loses city vote against his huge US flag

A North Carolina city has voted against the flying of really big flags, holding its ground against a reality TV star’s huge Stars and Stripes.

Manafort to remain in federal custody

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges, a Justice Department official said Tuesday.

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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