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Wreck of the Juneau Is Found, 76 Years After 5 Brothers Perished

At the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II, hundreds of sailors — including five from the same family — lost their lives while serving on the same ship for the U.S. Navy.

Lone Nigerian captive refused to convert for Boko Haram

The mother of the only Nigerian schoolgirl still in Boko Haram captivity after the extremists released 104 classmates said Thursday her daughter was blocked from boarding the vehicle to freedom and told to convert to Islam.

Ex-S. Korean president Lee arrested over corruption scandal

Lee is the latest in a series of disgraced South Korean leaders embroiled in scandals and other problems after leaving office.

Emboldened Turkey pushes deeper into Syria, but risks abound

After two months of uncertain fighting, Turkey appears suddenly to be riding high in the military campaign against its neighbor to the east.

Mile-high waterfall might have once connected eastern, western Mediterranean

The waterfall might have once connected the western and eastern Mediterranean Sea as it filled up after drying out 6 million years ago.

Trump announces tariffs on billions in Chinese imports

China is already warning that it will take ‘‘all necessary measures’’ to defend itself, raising the prospect of a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

Opinion & Ideas

// When the brain is off to sleep — but hard at work

Dreaming involves a form of work, as our brains try to shape a coherent story out of the visual hallucinations flickering before it.

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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