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ISIS claims responsibility for attack outside German concert

A Syrian man recorded himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State before blowing himself up on Sunday, wounding 15 people.

Possible attacker killed in Germany blast, police say

A man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near a music festival in Ansbach.

Turkish opposition party assails coup attempt

Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey’s main opposition group rallied Sunday in Istanbul.

Intense airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo province hit 5 clinics

Violence in Aleppo has intensified in recent weeks amid a siege by government forces, Syrian opposition activists said.

Solar plane leaves Cairo on last leg of globe-circling trip

The experimental solar-powered airplane took off from for Abu Dhabi early Sunday.

Munich shooter planned attack for a year

The teenager behind the deadly rampage was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Stan Rosenberg

// DNC platform mirrors Massachusetts’ agenda

The state is setting the agenda for the national platform.

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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// Recent investigative reports

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