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Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

Thailand’s military government wants to control how movies portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave.

Archeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt

Archeologists in Egypt have discovered an ancient pottery manufacturing workshop dating to more than 4,000 years ago in the southern province of Aswan, the Antiquities Ministry said Thursday.

Global slavery report slams North Korea, repressive regimes

Modern slavery is most prevalent in North Korea and other repressive regimes, but developed nations also bear responsibility for it because they import $350 billion worth of goods that are produced under suspicious circumstances, according to research released Thursday.

Spain drops extradition request for Catalan fugitives

A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Thursday dropped extradition requests for six politicians wanted on rebellion charges for their roles in promoting independence for Spain’s Catalonia region, including former regional president Carles Puigdemont.

Putin’s silence unnerves Russia after ‘panic’ over pension plan

Putin’s silence unnerves Russia after ‘panic’ over pension plan

New law declares Israel the ‘nation-state of the Jewish people’

The incendiary move by lawmakers was hailed as historic by right-wing politicians but denounced by centrists and leftists as racist and anti-democratic.

Opinion & Ideas


// Opportunity for Baker to seize the moment on toll test

This pilot plan is designed to help reduce peak congestion and collect helpful data.

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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