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Death toll from monsoon floods climbs in Asia

Across northern India and neighboring Nepal and Bangladesh, the number of dead climbed to more than 570.

Fatal knife attack in Finland is investigated as terrorism

European police are looking into whether it had links to other deadly terrorist incidents on the continent over the last week.

‘Shocking’ conditions await civilians fleeing ISIS in Syria

About 40 camps across the country’s northwest now host anywhere between 2,000 and 10,000 people, with more arriving every day.

Spain looking for Moroccan man in Barcelona attack investigation

Police suspect the man was the driver of the van that plowed through central Barcelona this past week.

Spain, France press manhunt for ringleader in dual attacks

Authorities in Spain and France pressed the search Saturday for the supposed ringleader of an Islamic extremist cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort.

Police see wider plot in Spain and say carnage could have been worse

The vehicular attacks that fatally crushed at least 14 people may have been hatched in a house being used as a bomb factory.

Opinion & Ideas


// Give peace a chance

Violence cannot be allowed Saturday on Boston Common.

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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