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Claim of thrones: Harry and Meghan’s baby would be 7th in line of royal succession

A baby born to Prince Harry and Meghan, the duchess of Sussex, would be seventh in line for the British throne. Here’s the current line of succession.

Meghan Markle, wife of Prince Harry, is pregnant

Kensington Palace said the child is due in the spring.

Merkel’s Bavarian allies bleed votes to center-left Greens and far right

The Christian Social Union, the Bavarian sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives — and a key component of her fragile coalition government — lost its absolute majority, initial exit polls suggested.

Archbishop Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI are made saints

Pope Francis canonized seven people in a ceremony Sunday attended by 70,000 people in St. Peter’s Square.

At least 22 migrants killed in truck crash in Turkey

Local news reports said the truck veered off the road, tipped over, and fell about 65 feet from a highway.

Boeing 737 flies into brick wall — and just keeps going

The jet not only clobbered the top of a five-foot perimeter wall but also destroyed a small landing guide tower as it climbed out of Tiruchirappalli International Airport in Tamil Nadu, India.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Margery Eagan

// The myth of ‘false accusations’ of sexual assault

Assertions about false accuastions of sexual assault are rarely true.

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

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