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Federal prisons chief reassigned amid questions over Jeffrey Epstein’s death

Hugh Hurwitz was the acting director of the federal Bureau of Prisons.

NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner

After five years, New York City’s police commissioner fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of “I can’t breathe” fueled a national debate.

Florida man opens front door; kinkajou runs in, bites him

Officials say a small rainforest raccoon-like creature ran into a Florida apartment and bit a man after he opened the front door to head to work.

Jeffrey Epstein’s purported madam is now a focus in sex abuse cases

Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of a British publishing magnate who died under mysterious circumstances, is one of the most prominent figures left from the Epstein orbit after his suicide.

Two mass murders a world apart share a common theme: ‘ecofascism’

Many white supremacists have latched onto environmental themes, drawing connections between the protection of nature and racial exclusion.

Allegations of white supremacy roil a farmers market

Bloomington, Ind., a crunchy college town, has been jolted by allegations that a husband and wife who had been longtime sellers of organic tomatoes and kale were also white nationalists.

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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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.


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