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Peace, not rioting at Charleston church

The massacre of nine churchgoers Wednesday night at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was intended to start a race war. Instead, the congregation gathered for Sunday services joined by a racially diverse faith community.

Boston Mayor establishes gender-neutral restrooms in City Hall

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh signed an executive order June 11 that established two single-stall restrooms outside his office and city council chamber located on the fifth floor of the City Hall building. It is unclear if traditional restrooms will remain in place elsewhere in the building.

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