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Trump sounds upbeat about North Korea summit

The US had called off the summit last week, but President Trump said talks on the summit are ‘‘going along very well.’’

Landslide vote to end abortion ban shows Ireland’s shift to left

The results sweep aside generations of conservative patriarchy and deal another stinging rebuke to the Catholic Church.

Korean leaders meet again, this time with no notice

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in met for two hours Saturday in the Demilitarized Zone.

1918 battle was turning point for US forces in World War I

On June 6, largely untested the American troops attacked the German Army near Belleau Wood, France.

Foreign investors in Iran denounce the US over its new sanctions

After the nuclear agreement of 2015, hundreds of companies rushed to enter Iran’s largely untapped market

Cyclone kills five in Arabian Gulf

Strong winds blew down houses and took out communication lines and water service.

Opinion & Ideas


// Alternative needed for elderly, sick Mass. inmates

Lawmakers should reject the governor’s efforts to weaken a compassionate release measure for sick and elderly inmates.

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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