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Submarine owner claims journalist died in accident and he buried her at sea, police say

The owner of a home-built submarine told investigators that a missing female Swedish journalist died onboard in an accident, and he buried her at sea.

US slashes visa service in Russia after Kremlin boots diplomats

The move comes after Moscow ordered the US to cut two-thirds of staff posts in the country.

At least 1 person killed when van rams into bus stops in French city

The van’s driver was arrested.

US destroyer collides with oil tanker off Singapore

The USS John S. McCain was traveling in the Strait of Malacca to a port in Singapore when it collided with the Alnic MC, a 600-foot vessel that transports oil and chemicals.

Iraqi forces start offensive to retake Tal Afar from ISIS

A month after liberating Mosul from the Islamic State, Iraqi forces began a new military campaign.

Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to Zimbabwe

There were calls to prosecute her in South Africa for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel there.

Opinion & Ideas

Alex Beam

// If Lee goes, will Washington and Jefferson follow?

Here is the dispiriting problem with President Trump’s disjointed rants: Sometimes he is right.

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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// Recent investigative reports

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