Pope marries 20 couples at Vatican

Pope Francis wed 20 couples in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. One of the brides has a daughter from a previous relationship.

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Pope Francis married 20 couples at St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, including some couples who have been living together and one bride who is a mother.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a rally against anti-Semitism entitled

Merkel leads Berlin rally against anti-Semitism

Chancellor Angela Merkel told several thousand people Sunday that Jewish life is part of Germany’s identity and she wants to ensure that Jews feel safe there.

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US strikes ISIS in expanded Iraq area

The airstrike south of Baghdad was the first in the broadened mission against the Islamic State.

ISIS takes in more than $3 million a day, officials say

The militant group has become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning money from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft, and extortion.

US won’t rule out working with Iran against ISIS

At a conference in Paris, Iraq asked allies to thwart the extremists wherever they find sanctuary.

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The new posts at the Vatican are part of Pope Francis’s effort to clean-up the church’s child sexual abuse scandals.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes


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

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