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Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire, once again pulling the sides back from the brink of a full-fledged war.

Macron to fire aide who hit protester

The aide was identified this week in a video that shows him hitting a protester during a demonstration.

14 in Afghan family die in US airstrike

An airstrike targeting Taliban militants destroyed the family’s house in northern Kunduz province.

Israel strikes Gaza after shots fired at soldiers

Israel deployed planes and tanks to attack militant sites in the Gaza Strip, killing four Palestinians.

9 injured in German bus attack, suspect arrested

A man apparently armed with a knife attacked passengers on a crowded bus in the northern city of Luebeck.

US divide over Russia policy increasing

As President Trump signaled that he wanted a more constructive relationship with Moscow, following a policy of isolating Russia has grown more difficult.

Opinion & Ideas


// GOP on US Rep. Jim Jordan: crickets

When one of their own is under fire, GOP legislators line up to attack the credibility of accusers.

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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