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Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 10 people, officials say

A police officer says a bomber on foot detonated his device Sunday morning at one of the entrances of the Shiite district of Kadhimiyah.

Munich gunman was obsessed with mass killings

Police said the 18-year-old, only identified with David S., had no apparent links to ISIS or any other such groups.

ISIS claims 2 explosions that killed 80 in Kabul

Much of the city was already under lockdown; the government had stacked shipping containers to block routes to the presidential palace in anticipation of the demonstration by Hazaras, an ethnic minority group.

Turkey seizes more than 2,250 institutions in crackdown

The government announced it had seized social, educational, or health care institutions and facilities that it claims threaten national security.

Indonesian police say DNA confirms most wanted terror suspect is dead

The suspect was killed during a gunbattle earlier in the week on Sulawesi Island, Indonesian police said.

At least 80 are killed in bomb attack in Kabul

A suicide bomber struck in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 80 people and injuring 231, officials said.

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Methadone has long been shown to be an effective treatment for heroin addiction. Why do we make it so hard to get?

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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