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When Meha the terrier died, her owner’s heart literally broke, doctors say

Doctors diagnosed her with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a condition with symptoms that mimic heart attacks.

Florida college is bracing for a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer

They tried to deny Richard Spencer a platform. Now the University of Florida is bracing for his speech.

Reflecting on the #MeToo campaign, men declare #HowIWillChange

Men have taken to social media using the hashtag #HowIWillChange to reflect on the changes they hope to make in their own lives for the sake of bettering the lives of women.

Warren takes lead role in fight against Trump tax plan

Elizabeth Warren is focusing her trademark populist style on the next big item on the Republican to-do list in Washington: overhauling the US tax code.

Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges

Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence.

Man gets life term after decade awaiting murder trial

An Alabama man who spent a decade in jail on a murder charge in what his defense called a violation of the U.S. Constitution’s speedy-trial requirement, has been sentenced to life in prison, with eventual eligibility for parole.

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.