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Attendees at a vigil in Boston on Monday evening.

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Thousands attended a vigil in Boston on Monday evening.

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Erick Guzman and Juan Sanchez were at a vigil in Holyoke.

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Shawn McCluskey comforted Freedanchy Ruiz, whose cousin was killed.

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Jose Hernandez joined hands with Victor Baez as they mourned in Orlando.

Two women placed flowers for the victims at Pulse Orlando.

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Two women placed flowers for the victims at Pulse Orlando.

Family members of victims of the shooting left the Orlando Medical Examiner?s Office.

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Family members of victims left the Orlando Medical Examiner?s Office.

Family members were overcome with emotion behind the Beardall Senior Center in Orlando.

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Family members were overcome with emotion.

ORLANDO SLIDER 3 Police forensic investigators work at the crime scene of a mass shooting at the Pulse gay night club in Orlando, Florida, June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

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Forensic investigators worked at the crime scene.

President Barack Obama spoke from the Oval Office about the deadly Orlando shooting.


President Obama spoke at the Oval Office.

ORLANDO SLIDER 2 ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 13: Ray Rivera draws a diagram showing the inside of the Pulse Nightclub where he was DJing when Omar Mateen walked in (show by the arrow to the right) and allegedly killed at least 50 people on June 13, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The mass shooting killed at least 50 people and injuring 53 others in what is the deadliest mass shooting in the country's history. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Ray Rivera drew a diagram showing the inside of the nightclub.

ORLANDO SLIDER 3 Law enforcement officials investigate the rear of Pulse Orlando after a shooting involving multiple fatalities at the nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

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Law enforcement officials investigated at Pulse Orlando.

Gun control advocates plan state battles

Few believe the mass shooting in Orlando, the deadliest in US history, will have any great impact on federal gun laws.

Trump, Clinton offer contrasting responses

A day after the worst mass shooting in United States history, the candidates for president presented Americans with a stark choice.

Donald Trump spoke in N.H.

Trump says he will revoke Washington Post press credentials

In a statement, Washington Post editor Martin Baron said the paper?s coverage of the Trump campaign would not change.

// Nearly all Orlando victims are identified

Amid national and international mourning, investigators looked into why Omar Mateen carried out the attack.

// Two transplants from Western Mass. were victims

Kimberly Morris was a former Northampton resident, and Stanley Manolo Almodovar III was a Springfield native.

People took part in a vigil at City Hall Plaza in Boston on Monday night.

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Thousands turn out for Boston vigil

Waving rainbow flags and holding signs, thousands were at City Hall Plaza to honor the victims.

// Boston?s waterfront needs more hotel space, official says

Boston ranks last, by far, among peer cities for the number of rooms within walking distance of the main convention center.

Subei Colon is a student at Future Chefs, which is housed in a warehouse at the Boston Flower Exchange.

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Nonprofit teaching kitchen faces eviction

Future Chefs, which trains low-income young people, must make way for a redevelopment project in Boston?s South End.

// DraftKings and FanDuel reportedly in merger talks

Bloomberg reported that investors in the privately held companies have been pushing for a deal.

The logo for LinkedIn Corporation is shown in Mountain View, California, U.S. February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/File Photo

Microsoft to buy networking site LinkedIn for $26.2b

The pairing may help LinkedIn realize the founders? original ambition: to become an indispensable software tool professionals use every day.

Brigham and Women?s nurses union votes for one-day strike

The union and the hospital have been at odds on wage increases, health benefits, and time off.


// Bosses can make your work feel meaningless

An MIT Sloan Management Review study finds that bosses can, however, thwart meaningfulness.

Clockwise from top left: Erik Mercer with Eleanora Sechi Mercer, Jordan Hurley, Madeline Hurley with Rachel Maria Sechi Mercer, Zeke Hurley, Rachel Segall, Tony Hurley, Sando Sechi.

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A married mom of three became a surrogate for friends ? for free

Some people give their pals a free week at their beach house. This 47-year-old Newton woman offers up her womb.

Opinion & Ideas


// Orlando shooting shows how ISIS calls the shots

ISIS has moved away from directing terror to producing it.

Ground Game

ground game

// What history tells us about tragedy and presidential politics

Based on past election cycles, the Orlando shooting probably won?t change the 2016 race.

Globe investigations

// Private schools, painful secrets

More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Design New England

Design New England

// ?This is home?

Keith Leblanc and Kelly Monnahan create a haven for themselves, family, and friends in the piney hills of outer Cape Cod.