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China’s Xi urges Trump to show restraint on North Korea

The Trump administration has warned that all options are on the table to stop North Korea from developing a nuclear-tipped missile.

Venezuelans shut down roads and highways in protest

Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework, and played cards on main roads.

Boat carrying migrants from Turkey to Greece sinks; killing 16

Two people were rescued and patrol boats and helicopters were searching for several more people believed missing.

3 African countries chosen to test first malaria vaccine

Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with hundreds of thousands of young children

Mass murder charges sought against Philippine president

A lawyer accused President Rodrigo Duterte and 11 other officials with mass murder and crimes against humanity over three decades.

Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

Israel came to a standstill on Monday as people stopped in their tracks for two minute of silence.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Bjorn Lomborg

// Making dollars count in Haiti

If you had an extra dollar to spend making Haiti stronger and more resilient, where should it go?

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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