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2016 Republican National Convention

Scenes from the four day Republican National Convention that is underway in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are gathered for the convention, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. Donald Trump will officially...Show More Summary

Boston’s Methadone Mile

Methadone Mile is a stretch of Massachusetts Avenue where methadone clinics brush up against an open air drug market. This is where people come to get high and sober. Recovery, relapse, danger, grief, and hope all fill people’s daily lives. Show More Summary

Terror in Nice

At least 84 are dead and hundreds are wounded after a man drove a large truck into the crowd on the famous Promenade des Anglais celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France. All around the world, people are expressing sadness and solidarity with France over the deadly attack. Show More Summary

Tour de France 103rd edition

The Tour de France 103rd edition is underway, running from July 2-24. The race covers over two thousand miles by bicycle over 21 stages. Chris Froome is back to defend his 2015 title against former winner Alberto Contador and other challengers...Show More Summary

Rio Olympic torch relay

Earlier this year in Greece, the Olympic Flame began its ceremonial journey by torch to the site of the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The games opening ceremonies take place at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 5. Actress Katerina Lechou...Show More Summary

Thai Blind Orchestra

They cannot see but they can hear and play music to make themselves and the audience happy. The Thai Blind Orchestra is Thailand’s first orchestra made up of young musicians who are blind, visually impaired and or multiple disabled. It was established in 2014 from an idea of classical musician Alongkot Chukaew. Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, June 2016

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including Pride Week, graduations, the annual Dorchester Day Parade, and summer baseball. -- By Lloyd YoungDennis Reddy did his early morning exercise routine as the sun rose over Pleasure Bay. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)

Istanbul airport attack

More than 40 people were killed and many more injured when multiple bombs where detonated at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport by three attackers this week in Turkey. Passengers embrace each other as they wait outside Istanbul's Ataturk airport early on June 29 following their evacuation after a bombing. Show More Summary

West Virginia flooding

West Virginians are recovering and cleaning up after extreme rains last week caused devastating flooding in parts of the state. The disaster has claimed at least 23 lives and destroyed over a thousand homes. Jimmy Scott gets a hug from Anna May Watson, left, as they clean up from severe flooding in White Sulphur Springs, W. Show More Summary

Fight for Peace academy

Much of the Complexo da Mare, a teeming neighborhood of 140,000 people near Rio’s international airport, is controlled by drug gangs despite efforts in recent years to break their grip on the city’s poor districts ahead of August’s Olympic Games. Show More Summary

International Day of Yoga 2016

The second International Day of Yoga was held today. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India according to the United Nations. “This year’s observance highlights the important role healthy living...Show More Summary

Transgender dad: ‘I am who I am’

When Lindsey Straus, father of three, transitioned to a woman fifteen years ago, she risked losing her family and career. She’s rebuilt some of her importation relationships, and learned to adapt. Read the father and son stories. --Show More Summary

Orlando shooting

Mourners from around the world are grieving the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. President Obama on Monday called the act ‘‘homegrown extremism’’ committed by Omar Mateen who referred to the Boston Marathon attackers as his...Show More Summary

School’s out

It’s that time of year when accomplishments are celebrated and summer vacations start. Milestones are reached: one moves on to the next grade or graduates on to the next step in life. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelJewel Lee hugs her friend...Show More Summary

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is an annual observation of the earth’s oceans first recognized by the United Nations in 2008. It was created to honor the oceans and sea life globally and raise awareness to help protect this crucial part of our planet. -- By...Show More Summary

Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Muhammad Ali, who declared “I am the greatest” and proved it many times over, infuriating some and captivating countless more as he floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee on his way to winning the world heavyweight championship a record three times, becoming perhaps the most widely recognized person on the planet, died Friday in Phoenix. Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, May 2016

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including Memorial Day, a police officer’s funeral, World Turtle Day, and the graduation season. -- By Lloyd YoungErin Vasselian of Abington planted a flag on Boston Common on May 25. Show More Summary

Masking the candidates

There’s no masking the facts, one Chinese factory is expecting Donald Trump to beat his likely US presidential rival Hilary Clinton in the popularity stakes. At the Jinhua Partytime Latex Art and Crafts Factory, a Halloween and party...Show More Summary

Pres. Obama visits Hiroshima

President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima today and paid respect to the 140,000 lives killed by the atomic bomb dropped on the city in 1945. He became the first sitting US president to do so. He called for a world without nuclear weapons...Show More Summary

Mount Sinabung erupts

Indonesian rescuers are searching for survivors in ash-covered villages after Mount Sinabung erupted violently this week. At least seven people died and thousands of residents were forced to evacuate their homes. Primary school children...Show More Summary

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