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Amid national unrest, Trump visits small Maine town to tout his success

By noon, about 100 Trump protesters had gathered across from an old brick mill in the heart of town. Almost all wore masks, while among the much larger contingent of Trump supporters, nearly none did.

Trump evokes Floyd after hailing strong jobs report

President Trump on Friday declared it was “a great day” for George Floyd as he discussed a strong jobs report for the country and efforts to bring about racial equality. Joe Biden, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, said Trump’s comments about Floyd were “despicable.”

Tacoma mayor demands officers involved in March 3 death of unarmed black man in handcuffs be fired

Victoria Woodards, mayor of Tacoma, Wash., called Friday for all four officers involved in the death of Manuel Ellis, a 33-year-old Black man, to be fired, after the county medical examiner ruled his death a homicide in police custody.

Why most Americans support the protests

Beyond the scenes of protest and resistance playing out in cities across the country, a movement of a different sort has taken hold.

A crisis that began with an image of police violence keeps providing more

A protest movement that was ignited by a horrific video of police violence — a white police officer pressing his knee against the neck of George Floyd, a black man, for nearly nine minutes — has prompted hundreds of other incidents and videos documenting violent tactics by police.

Trump campaign pulls ad about SpaceX launch after astronaut’s wife calls it propaganda

Trump campaign pulls ad about SpaceX launch after astronaut’s wife calls it propaganda

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.

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