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Police see wider plot in Spain and say carnage could have been worse

The vehicular attacks that fatally crushed at least 14 people may have been hatched in a house being used as a bomb factory.

American on honeymoon killed in Barcelona terrorist attack

Jared Tucker had been married a year before the honeymoon, when he and his wife, Heidi, flew off to see the world.

Trump aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan war

The administration has struggled for months to fashion a plan for turning around the stalemated war.

8 stabbed, 2 dead after knife attack in Finland

A suspect, who police said was ‘‘a youngish man with a foreign background,’’ was taken into custody.

US says Iraqi forces ready for next battle against ISIS

The top US commander in Iraq said he sees the assault on the ISIS-held area of Tal Afar ‘‘unfolding relatively soon.’’

Syrian army, Hezbollah allies attack ISIS near Lebanon border

Russia said its aircraft are supporting a government offensive against the Islamic State in a town in central Syria

Opinion & Ideas


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There’s one less scorpion in the West Wing bottle. But Bannon’s still poisonous.

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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