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Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 4

At least four people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.

Kansas Republicans vote in Senate primary; establishment GOP fears a Kobach win

Kansas Republicans vote in Senate primary, and establishment GOP fears a Kobach win

Trump pauses attacks on vote-by-mail to praise Florida’s system

President Trump paused his attacks on mail-in voting to unequivocally tout it for his adopted home state of Florida on Tuesday.

Man charged in shooting death of 9-year-old Chicago boy

A 39-year-old convicted felon appeared to be “hunting” for somebody to shoot shortly before he opened fire and killed a 9-year-old boy as he played in front of his Chicago home, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

WEtv and Tamar Braxton are severing ties for future projects

The singer and reality star complained about “excessive and unfair” career demands in a recent social media post.

Colorado police apologize over viral video of cops handcuffing Black girls in a mistaken stop

Colorado police apologize over viral video of cops handcuffing Black girls in a mistaken stop

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.