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ISIS claims 2 explosions that killed 80 in Kabul

Much of the city was already under lockdown; the government had stacked shipping containers to block routes to the presidential palace in anticipation of the demonstration by Hazaras, an ethnic minority group.

Turkey seizes more than 2,250 institutions in crackdown

The government announced it had seized social, educational, or health care institutions and facilities that it claims threaten national security.

Indonesian police say DNA confirms most wanted terror suspect is dead

The suspect was killed during a gunbattle earlier in the week on Sulawesi Island, Indonesian police said.

At least 80 are killed in bomb attack in Kabul

A suicide bomber struck in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 80 people and injuring 231, officials said.

Deadly blast strikes demonstration in Kabul, witnesses say

Witnesses in the Afghan capital Kabul say an explosion has struck a protest march by ethnic Hazaras. Casualties are feared.

Police say ‘no indication’ of terrorist connection

Authorities said they have no information that the Munich shooter was connected to international terrorism.

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Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes


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Federal data obtained by the Globe show many nursing homes make heavy use of antipsychotic drugs to pacify residents.

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