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Canadian, Japanese physicists receive Nobel Prize

Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald discovered the ‘‘chameleon-like’’ nature of neutrinos, organizers said.

Turkey proposes ‘safe zone’ for refugees

Turkey’s president said such moves are key to ending the refugee crisis.

At least 56 killed in Iraq car bombings

A series of car bombings across Iraq killed at least 56 people and wounded dozens as the government continued its efforts to combat extremism across the country.

US general says Afghans called for strike that hit Kunduz hospital

The US commander in Afghanistan said that the US airstrike that destroyed a Doctors Without Borders hospital was requested by Afghan forces.

After 6 months, North Korea frees student

North Korea freed a South Korean national who is a student at New York University, in a possible sign it wants better ties with rival Seoul.

Two Palestinian teenagers killed in West Bank

The two teens were killed Monday as clashes with Israeli forces near checkpoints and military watchtowers in the West Bank continued.

Opinion & Ideas

// Opinion Reel: Announcing the Fall 2015 selections

Watch these nine short films that have something to say — about family, identity, community, mopeds.


Crux | Analysis

// On day one of Synod 2015, conservatives strike first

The traditionalist camp isn’t going to just counter-punch this time around.

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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