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ISIS militants raped and tortured thousands of Yazidi women. Now some of them are slowly recovering in Germany

The pioneering program, which has attracted international attention, tries to address a basic problem: Long after the women are rescued, the trauma remains.

1 dead, 18 injured in attack on American University in Afghanistan

It is still not clear if there were one or two attackers at the Kabul campus.

Burkinis on beaches stoke France’s long debate on secularism

At least a dozen towns have banned body-covering burkini swimwear favored by some Muslim women.

At least 3 dead after magnitude 6.8 earthquake shakes Myanmar

The powerful quake, which came hours after a deadly tremor in Italy, could be felt in parts of India and Thailand.

Syrian rebels say they’ve entered ISIS-held town

Turkey has sent tanks and special forces to participate in the operation to liberate Jarablus.

The latest on Italy quake: 10-year-old pulled from rubble

Residents described the scene in central Italy after an early morning earthquake devastated the region.

Opinion & Ideas


// Voters are getting it right on Clinton and Trump

This is a summer that has shown American politics at its democracy-affirming best.

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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