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Abbas says UN should replace US as Mideast mediator

Breaking with years of courting the U.S., Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Wednesday for the United Nations to replace Washington as a Mideast mediator and suggested he might not cooperate with the Trump administration’s much-anticipated effort to hammer out an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

Retired military leaders urge Trump to choose words, not action, to deal with North Korea

Retired military leaders urge Trump to choose words, not action, to deal with North Korea

Alabama election result seen as ‘miracle’ in a Europe horrified by Trump

Alabama election result seen as ‘miracle’ in a Europe horrified by Trump

Polish top journalists oppose fine on US-owned broadcaster

The jury of Poland’s main journalism award has condemned the imposition by a state regulator of a heavy fine on a private American-owned television station for its coverage of 2016 anti-government protests.

Myanmar says 2 Reuters journalists arrested over documents

Myanmar’s government said Wednesday it has arrested two journalists working for the Reuters news agency for possessing “important secret papers” obtained from two policemen who had worked in Rakhine state, where violence widely blamed on security forces has forced more than 625,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee into neighboring Bangladesh.

Venezuela’s opposition, prisoners win EU human rights award

Venezuela’s democratic opposition and its political prisoners have received the European Union’s Sakharov Prize for human rights.

Opinion & Ideas

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/13/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/PlusCollinsTaxBill.jpg One last chance for Collins to reject bad GOP tax bill

It’s becoming clear that Republican leaders in Congress won’t meet the conditions that Maine Senator Susan Collins set out in the tax legislation. So now what?

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/HealthScience/Advance/Images/29nursing--90x90.jpg 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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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.