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Zimbabwe’s leader, Robert Mugabe, now faces impeachment

The country’s ruling party had set a noon deadline for Mugabe to resign; he didn’t.

Gerry Adams to step down as Sinn Fein’s leader after 34 years

The divisive politician is known around the world as the face of the Irish republican movement.

Argentina unsure if signals came from lost submarine

A multinational search is continuing for the missing submarine, which has 44 crew members aboard.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe refuses to say if he’ll resign

Many political observers and fellow Zimbabweans had been expecting Mugabe to step down as president.

Saudi Arabia wants resolute anti-Iran stand from Arab League

It said showing leniency toward Tehran would only encourage it to press on with its meddling in other countries.

Syria gains ground against ISIS, rebel groups

The Islamic State now defends just strips of desert territory in the country and a besieged pocket outside Damascus.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Margery Eagan

// Priest is building a bridge between church and LGBT community

In a church known for shipping provocative priests to a figurative gulag, James Martin has willingly stuck his neck out.

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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