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New Zealand mosque attack victims confront gunman in courtroom

A judge this week is determining the sentence for Brenton Tarrant, who pleaded guilty in March to dozens of counts of murder and attempted murder and one count of committing a terrorist act in connection with the March 15, 2019, massacres at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Center in Christchurch.

Navalny, a Putin critic, was poisoned, German doctors say

Once again, a prominent critic of Moscow has mysteriously fallen ill. And once again, poison appears to be the culprit.

On Mideast trip, Pompeo mixes diplomacy with partisan politics

Even before his plane touched down in Israel on Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was being criticized there and in the United States for breaking a longstanding taboo.

India’s virus caseload tops 3 million as disease moves south

India’s coronavirus caseload topped 3 million on Sunday, with the country leading the world in new infections as the disease marched through impoverished rural areas in the north and the wealthier but older populations of the south.

Comatose Russian dissident visited by wife, aide in Germany

Alexei Navalny’s wife and a top aide visited him Sunday in a Berlin hospital where the comatose Russian dissident is being treated by German doctors after a suspected poisoning.

‘We just want him to leave’: Protests persist against Belarus’s leader

Although no arrests or clashes were reported on Sunday, President Alexander Lukashenko told a rally of supporters this weekend that protesters had until Monday to calm down.

Opinion & Ideas


//[1].jpg A bicycle safety measure that should be law

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

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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