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Photos from climate strike events across the planet

Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a UN summit.

Young people lead global climate change protests

In Canberra and Kabul, Cape Town and Berlin, and across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit.

Japan court: Energy executives not guilty in Fukushima disaster

A Japanese court ruled Thursday that three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant because ensuring absolute safety at nuclear plants was not a government requirement at that time.

PM vs. PM: John Major argues against Boris Johnson in UK Supreme Court case

Just as it seemed Brexit couldn’t become any more surreal, a former Conservative prime minister argued against the current Conservative prime minister Thursday on the third and final day of a landmark Supreme Court hearing.

Philippines declares polio outbreak after 19 years free of the disease

Despite aggressive eradication efforts around the world, the disease has hung on in a handful of countries.

China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists

China’s foreign ministry on Thursday accused U.S. congressional leader Nancy Pelosi of making irresponsible remarks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, one day after she welcomed activists from the city to the U.S. Capitol.

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner092618METRO27bikestarts92[1].jpg A bicycle safety measure that should be law

One of the most crucial fixes for bicycle safety is a device for trucks that should be mandatory.

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.