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Kangaroo stops play during Australian women’s soccer match

A male eastern gray kangaroo bounded onto the field, indifferent to efforts to drive him away and delaying play for 32 minutes.

Sectarian clashes in Nigeria kill 86

President Muhammadu Buhari appealed for calm as the military and police tried to end the bloodshed.

Kushner criticizes Palestinian leader, questions his ability to make peace

President Trump’s son-in-law said the Palestinian president is responsible for the deteriorating situation in Gaza.

Saudi women take driver’s seat as longstanding ban is lifted

It was a historic moment for women who have been at the mercy of male guardians for transportation.

US tells rebels in Syria not to expect support

Syrian government forces advanced deeper into the southern province of Daraa Sunday under the cover of airstrike.

Jews, Muslims in Berlin team up on bike rides against hatred

Some of the participants were rabbis and imams. Others included women in headscarves and Jewish community members.

Opinion & Ideas


// Freedom of association means Red Hen can turn away Sarah Sanders

In a free society, no law should compel businesses to accept customers unwillingly.

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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