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Student gunman kills 19 and wounds dozens at a college in Crimea

A lone suicide gunman attacked his fellow students at a technical college on the Crimean peninsula Wednesday, killing at least 19 people and wounding dozens of others, the Russian authorities said.

South Korea denies refugee status to hundreds of Yemenis fleeing war

South Korea denies refugee status to hundreds of Yemenis fleeing war

Bomb kills Afghan candidate in latest Taliban attack on parliamentary polls

Bomb kills Afghan candidate in latest Taliban attack on parliamentary polls

Hungary bans homeless people from living in public spaces, in law described as ‘cruel’ by the UN

Hungary bans homeless people from living in public spaces, in law described as ‘cruel’ by the UN

Indian government minister steps down as country’s #MeToo movement gains traction

Indian government minister steps down as country’s #MeToo movement gains traction

With new caravan of migrants moving through Guatemala, Trump targets Democrats

More than 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala resumed their journey toward the US Wednesday as President Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue three weeks before midterm elections.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

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The Trump administration’s eagerness to whitewash an ally’s apparent extrajudicial killing of a critic is appalling but not surprising.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes

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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.