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Trump back in Washington area after 9-day trip

President Donald Trump is back in the Washington area after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe.

Trump seems powerless to stop leaks

Trump seems powerless to stop leaks

Trump family members met with GOP leaders to discuss strategy

Trump family members met with GOP leaders to discuss strategy

Supporters of Roosevelt National Park seek to block refinery

When Meridian Energy Group set out to develop “the cleanest refinery on the planet,” it chose a spot near highways, railroads, and a picturesque national park.

Scientists say US role in curbing pollution is key to earth’s future

Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That’s because America contributes so much to rising temperatures.

Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump’s reach

The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump.

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.