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As Venezuela collapses, children are dying of hunger

Deaths from malnutrition have remained a closely guarded secret by the Venezuelan government.

British embassy worker found dead by roadside in Lebanon

The woman was found strangled by the side of the road east of Beirut, and may have been sexually assaulted.

CIA helped thwart terrorist attack in Russia, Kremlin says

President Vladimir Putin called President Donald Trump on Sunday to thank him for the work of the CIA.

Erdogan says Turkey will clear border of Syrian Kurds

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a rally his country would not allow ‘‘terror nests’’ near its border

French sailor sets new solo round-the-world record

Francois Gabart reached the finish line near Ouessant island after circumnavigating the planet in 42 days and 16 hours.

Disputes delay vote on African National Congress leader

Party officials said the new leader would not be announced before Monday morning at the earliest.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Sharon Begley

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The flaws of in-person exams are no surprise to experts.

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.

Globe Investigations

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