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Three women say that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them

Four women described a pattern of violent sexual behavior by Simmons, and three of the women said he raped them. Simmons denied the allegations.

Senators forge deal for tax overhaul

House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for businesses and give many Americans modest tax cuts starting next year.

Scientists link hurricane’s record rains to climate change

NEW ORLEANS — Climate change made the torrential rains that flooded Houston after Hurricane Harvey last summer much worse, scientists reported Wednesday.

Former ‘Apprentice’ star Omarosa Manigault Newman to leave White House

Former ‘Apprentice’ star Omarosa Manigault Newman to leave White House

Minnesota governor picks a new senator

ST. PAUL, Minn.

Men charged in terror plot to kill Muslims want Trump voters on their jury

Defense attorneys say prospective jurors from rural areas are being shut out of the selection process.

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.