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Landslide vote to end abortion ban shows Ireland’s shift to left

The results sweep aside generations of conservative patriarchy and deal another stinging rebuke to the Catholic Church.

Kim meets South Korean leader in bid to salvage US Talks

The two leaders met for two hours on the North Korean side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone.

1918 battle was turning point for US forces in World War I

On June 6, largely untested the American troops attacked the German Army near Belleau Wood, France.

Foreign investors in Iran denounce the US over its new sanctions

After the nuclear agreement of 2015, hundreds of companies rushed to enter Iran’s largely untapped market

Cyclone kills five in Arabian Gulf

Strong winds blew down houses and took out communication lines and water service.

Struggling in Parliament, German far right takes to streets

The opposition party accuses the government of ruining Germany by allowing the mass immigration of refugees.

Opinion & Ideas


// For bike-sharing programs, it’s time to share

Getting cars off the road should be as easy as riding a bike.

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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