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Two more earthquakes hit Indonesian island, killing 14

The shocks came just two weeks after a separate earthquake devastated the island and killed at least 460 people.

She spent 10 hours in the water after falling off a cruise ship — and she survived

A rescue vessel found Kay Longstaff, 46, floating some 45 nautical miles off Croatia’s coast, in the Adriatic Sea.

South Africa opens inquiry into corruption during Zuma rule

A panel will investigate whether Jacob Zuma, his allies, and a wealthy business family tried to influence government hiring.

US service member killed in helicopter crash in Iraq

The US service member died after a joint counterterrorism operation, the US coalition said.

Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened, report says

The finding was made months before the bridge collapsed last week, killing 43 people and forcing the removal of 600.

Two detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

The attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies over American trade and other issues.

Opinion & Ideas


// After latest shocking sex abuse report, Pope Francis must lead

The revelations from Pennsylvania threaten to undermine much of what Francis has built.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes


// 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.

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