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Controversial Alabama newspaper editor who backed KKK is replaced

Elecia Dexter, a 46-year-old black woman, is taking over as the paper’s publisher and editor from Goodloe Sutton.

How former aides say Amy Klobuchar treats her staff

As the senator joins the 2020 presidential race, many former aides say she was not just demanding but often dehumanizing.

Trump administration bars family planning clinics that provide abortion referrals from $286m program

Under the new mandate, which opponents have vowed to challenge in court, federally funded family planning clinics could no longer refer a patient for abortion.

Mueller report not expected next week, contrary to reports

Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation has shadowed Donald Trump’s presidency.

Trump administration to bar abortion referrals by family planning clinics

Planned Parenthood has said the administration appears to be targeting them and calls the policy a ‘‘gag rule.’’

R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse

The R&B star was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims.

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.