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In Russia’s provinces, the doctor is in (the streets)

With his mop of white hair and soft surgeon’s hands, Dr. Yuri Korovin hardly fits the image of the typical Russian street protester.

Campaign aims to keep judge’s copy of ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ in UK

It has been banned by the government from leaving the country until at least August while a crowdfunding campaign races to match its auction price.

Trump arrives for ceremonial visit to Japan, but Iran and North Korea also loom

On Saturday, the president’s national security adviser, John Bolton, said North Korea had clearly violated UN Security Council resolutions by testing short-range ballistic missiles earlier this month.

Iran slams US after Middle East troop buildup is announced

Officials lashed out after the Trump administration said it would allow the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan and deploy about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East.


What happens next with Brexit, now that Theresa May is resigning?

The EU claimed its fourth victim in the past three decades on Friday, as a choked-up Theresa May acknowledged that her attempt to get Britain out of the bloc with her career intact had failed.

Fire in tutoring center kills 19 students in western India

At least 19 teenage students were killed in a fire that broke out Friday in a tutoring center in the western Indian city of Surat, a top state official said.

Opinion & Ideas


//[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


// 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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