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Five arrested in India after woman is set on fire on her way to court hearing in rape case

Five arrested in India after woman is set on fire on her way to court hearing in rape case

Ukraine lawmaker seeking Biden probe meets with Giuliani in Kyiv

Ukraine lawmaker seeking Biden probe meets with Giuliani in Kyiv

More than 1,000 people may be dead in Iran protests, US says

‘‘We know for certain it is many, many hundreds,’’ Brian Hook, the US special representative for Iran, told reporters in Washington on Thursday. ‘‘This is the worst political crisis the regime has faced in its 40 years.’’

Paris police arrest scores amid strike over retirement changes

Hundreds of thousands marched nationwide in a strike over the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system.

Farage’s Brexit Party hit by split a week before UK election

One week before Britain votes in a national election, fractures were emerging Thursday within jittery political parties unsure how a volatile electorate will judge them.

Trudeau to lay out priorities for a second term as Canada’s Parliament reconvenes

Trudeau to lay out priorities for a second term as Canada’s Parliament reconvenes

Opinion & Ideas

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One of the most crucial fixes for bicycle safety is a device for trucks that should be mandatory.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/HealthScience/Advance/Images/29nursing--90x90.jpg A rampant prescription, a hidden peril

Federal data obtained by the Globe show many nursing homes make heavy use of antipsychotic drugs to pacify residents.

Globe Investigations

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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.