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Is Bernie Sanders the Democrats’ best hope, or their worst fear?

His rivals warn that the country would never elect him, but Sanders' supporters argue he may be uniquely positioned to win back the White House for the Democratic Party by beating Trump at his own game.

When are you really an adult?

The proposed legislation was never meant to be taken seriously, said John Rodgers, a Vermont state senator and fierce gun rights advocate.

What did Virginia learn from Charlottesville?

Opposing protesters were squeezed together. Law enforcement agencies failed to communicate.

Sex, power, and fury: the mystery of a death at Guantánamo Bay

No one has been charged in his death, but Friday, Captain John R. Nettleton, his Navy career over, was convicted of obstruction of justice for covering up what happened five years ago at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base.

The Women’s March, Year 4: Broader issues and more controversy

Thousands of women — and some men — took to the streets in Washington and other cities Saturday for the fourth Women’s March, just as a bitter fight over the presidency reaches a boiling point and as this year’s elections approach.

Trump privately detailed the Soleimani airstrike to donors at Mar-a-Lago fund-raiser

Trump privately detailed the Soleimani airstrike to donors at Mar-a-Lago fund-raiser

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.