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Chinese Nobel Peace laureate released from prison on medical grounds

Liu Xiaobo was serving an 11-year sentence for “inciting subversion of state power.”

Trump set to meet premier of India amid high hopes

The Indian prime minister’s meeting with the diaspora on Sunday in Washington was relatively low key.

In about face, Israel freezes Western Wall mixed prayer plan

The policy reversal infuriated the liberal streams of Judaism that represent most Jews in the United States.

Fuel tanker fire in Pakistan leaves at least 153 dead

People were killed or injured after they rushed toward the vehicle to collect spilled and leaking fuel.

Activists kept from gathering en masse for Istanbul Pride

Smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed by the governor.

List of British towers failing safety tests rises to 60

The new figure shows the mounting challenge the government faces in the aftermath of London’s Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Jane Swift

// Health reform must protect patients with preexisting conditions

The suggestion that those with illnesses have been irresponsible, or invited bad health, is insulting.

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

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.