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Trump fails to commit to Paris climate agreement as he concludes first overseas trip

President Donald Trump failed to commit to remaining within the Paris climate agreement during a two-day meeting.

Taliban Car Bomb Kills at Least 12 in Crowded Bazaar

KABUL, Afghanistan — A large Taliban explosion targeting an elite Afghan militia force that has worked closely with the CIA killed at least a dozen people Saturday in the eastern part of the country, officials said.

After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as militants’ haven

The Libya connection in the May 22 Manchester concert suicide bombing and Friday’s attack on Christians in Egypt has shone a light on the threat posed by militant Islamic groups that have taken advantage of lawlessness in the troubled North African nation to put down roots, recruit fighters and export jihadists to cause death and carnage elsewhere.

Macron erupts on world stage with Trump snub, bromance with Canada’s Trudeau

At his debut on the world stage, the new French president revealed a steeliness that belies his 39 years and relative inexperience.

Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike

The prisoners reached a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.

Trump has yet to decide on endorsing climate pact

TAORMINA, Italy — President Donald Trump declined to endorse the Paris climate accords on Saturday, saying he would decide in the coming days whether the United States would pull out of the 195-nation agreement.

Opinion & Ideas


// Suicides plague Mass. county jails

Suicides have doubled at county jails in Massachusetts over the last 10 years.

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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