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Egypt says search for crashed EgyptAir plane narrows

The search is now focused on 3-mile-wide area in the Mediterranean Sea, based on signals from the emergency beacon.

Iraqi troops move to surround Fallujah, but residents fear long fight

Iraqi troops pushed toward the Islamic State-held city from the south, aiming to completely surround it.

ISIS grabs Syrian territory near Turkish border, stranding 165,000 civilians

The advances in the northern Aleppo province brought the militants to within three 2 miles of the rebel-held town of Azaz.

At Hiroshima memorial, Obama says nuclear arms require ‘moral revolution’

Thousands of Japanese lined the route to see Obama, the first sitting American president to visit the memorial.

G7 leaders pledge collective action terrorism, refugee crisis

The leaders of the rich economies pledged Friday to tackle major risks to global growth.

Israeli ex-officers issue plan to restart peace talks, condemn government inaction

More than 200 Israeli military and intelligence officers want the government to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Opinion & Ideas


// Welcome to the ‘nothing matters’ election

In the Year of Trump, policy takes a back seat to partisanship and tribe.

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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