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Quake survivors erupt in anger at funeral plan; government relents

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi’s government quickly reversed course, and he said the latest state funeral will take place Tuesday in Amatrice.

Brazil’s suspended president makes impassioned speech to stay in office

If 54 of a total of 81 senators vote to impeach her, as is widely expected, Dilma Rousseff will be ousted.

Suicide attack kills scores of military recruits in Yemen

The explosion took place in the crowded Mansoura neighborhood, a time when many people were outside commuting to work.

US meets target of 10,000 Syrian refugees

Obama sought a sixfold increase in the number of Syrian refugees provided safe haven in the United States. After

US urges halt to Turkish, Kurdish clashes in northern Syria

Washington said the infighting hinders efforts to defeat the Islamic State, but Turkey vowed to press ahead.

Eerie photos show 300 reindeer killed by lightning in Norway

Officials say 323 animals were killed, including 70 calves, in a lightning storm Friday.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Ward Sutton

// I’m with her and against him

Does Hillary Clinton solemnly swear that you are not Donald Trump?

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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