Science Has Identified Common Threads in School Shootings

Understandably, we will hear a call to action in response to the shooting that left two young people dead at Saugus High School. One political tribe will extend its thoughts and prayers and the other will demand sensible gun control. In a matter of days, th...
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UK Says Iran Responsible for Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities

NEW YORK — Britain has concluded that Iran was responsible for attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday. He said the U.K. would consider taking part in a U.S.-led military effort to bolster the Gulf kingdom's def...
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Israel Blamed for Hit on Iran-Backed Militia Depot in Iraq

BAGHDAD — An Israeli airstrike on an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq, confirmed by U.S. officials, is threatening to destabilize security in the volatile country that has struggled to remain neutral in the conflict between Washington and Tehran. It would be t...
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Death Toll in Attack at Afghan Political Office Rises to 20

KABUL, Afghanistan — The death toll from an attack against the Kabul office of the Afghan president's running mate and former chief of the intelligence service climbed to at least 20 people Monday, an official said. No one immediately claimed responsibility...