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UK investigating missed signals over Manchester bomber

Reports said British authorities had been alerted to Salman Abedi’s extremist views at least three times before the bombing.

Egypt’s president signs law restricting private groups

The law gives security agencies extensive power over the financing and activities of such groups.

China charges activist from Taiwan with ‘subverting state power’

Lee Ming-cheh, a human rights advocate, was charged amid a continuing crackdown on civil society organizations.

Macron confronts Putin on Syria, rights, elections

The French president promised military reprisals for any use of chemical weapons by Russia’s allies in Syria.

Shark leaps into boat and lands on Australian fisherman

Terry Selwood was left with a badly bruised and bleeding right arm where the airborne shark struck him.

Philippine forces struggle to retake city held by Islamist militants

Militants loyal to the Islamic State stubbornly resisted as Philippines government troops pushed Monday to drive them out of Marawi.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Diane Hessan

// The multiple personalities of the American voter

Based on my research, Trump voters are as confident and supportive of their president as ever.

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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// Recent investigative reports

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