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Jeffrey Epstein may have gamed the system from beyond the grave

The will that Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577 million in assets into a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to collect damages.

Why a county councilwoman was sworn into office on a Dr. Seuss book

Why a county councilwoman was sworn into office on a Dr. Seuss book

Migrant families would face indefinite detention under new Trump rule

The change will require approval from a federal judge before it can go into effect, and administration officials said they expect it to be immediately challenged in court.

Montana hailstorm slaughters 11,000 birds

Montana hailstorm slaughters 11,000 birds

4 students shot at block party near Clark Atlanta University

Four college students were wounded when a gunman opened fire into a crowd of 200 people outside a library near Clark Atlanta University and then escaped in the chaos, authorities said.

Canadian boy bitten by shark at Florida beach

Officials say a Canadian boy was bitten by a shark while vacationing with his family at a Florida beach.

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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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Gay marriage in the US

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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.

Instagram

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A live stream of Instagram posts from The Boston Globe photo department.