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Landmark abortion vote in Ireland may change constitution

An abortion debate that has inflamed passions in Ireland for decades will come down to a single question on Friday: yes or no?

Pompeo eases demand that North Korea give up nuclear weapons immediately

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo eased off U.S. demands that North Korea give up its nuclear weapons immediately in exchange for sanctions relief, saying instead that the Trump administration wants Kim Jong Un’s regime to take “credible steps” toward that goal.

The EU sees its approval ratings rise just as it gets tough with Trump

The EU sees its approval ratings rise just as it gets tough with Trump.

Scientists plan to scour Loch Ness for the elusive monster’s DNA

Scientists plan to scour Loch Ness for the elusive monster’s DNA

Israel court halts immediate expulsion of Human Rights Watch head

Israel court halts immediate expulsion of Human Rights Watch head

Pentagon disinvites China from major naval exercise over South China Sea buildup

Pentagon disinvites China from major naval exercise over South China Sea buildup

Opinion & Ideas

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/SuperPlusMCAS.jpg The state Senate must fully fund the MCAS

The state Senate needs to fund MCAS testing at the needed level.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/HealthScience/Advance/Images/29nursing--90x90.jpg 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.

Globe Investigations

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