Brown, Warren trade jabs over directory listing

Elizabeth Warren’s campaign accused Scott Brown of “nasty insinuations” today in response to Warren being listed as a Native American in a legal directory.

Ecuador court finds man guilty of Brockton slayings

A court in Ecuador convicted Luis Guaman of the savage beating deaths of a young mother and her 2-year-old son in February 2011.

Rajon Rondo suspended one game for bumping official

The Celtics’ point guard will miss Game 2 of Boston’s first-round playoff series against the Hawks Tuesday night.

Bail set for teenager in Franklin High videotaped assault

The teenager was videotaped as he allegedly punched another student at Franklin High School on Thursday.

“I had to come up with my own plan to fit my lifestyle, like cutting down on my portion sizes,” said Janellia Jolley, a 17-year-old diabetes patient.

Brian Feulner for the Boston Globe

Type 2 diabetes tougher to treat in children

It is more difficult to treat those under age 20 than adults, a nationwide study indicates, and cases involving young people continue to rise.

Summit to target cyber crime

Starting Monday, more than 450 law enforcement officers and prosecutors from across the country will gather in Norwood to get an education in 21st century crime-fighting.

The Department of Homeland Security logo is reflected in the eyeglasses of a cybersecurity analyst.

The Podium

Enhancing America’s cyber security

Congress should pass a bill that tightens the nation’s cyber security, writes Daniel Gaynor of the Truman National Security Project.


A revolution: women fight in Marines

The announcement that the Marine Corps will open up its infantry officer school, as well as some ground battalions, to females was a revolution 236 years in the making.

John E. Sununu

Scary waters

As Europe scrambles to avoid economic danger, risks in US spending policies become evident.


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Josh Smith has starring role with Atlanta

In the Hawks’ Game 1 win over the Celtics, Smith showed a national TV audience that the talk about him being one of the NBA’s best may not just be idle propaganda.


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Principals’ efforts found key to fixing ailing schools

A motivated principal is a major factor in helping underperforming Mass. schools, but there is no sign that replacing half the teaching staff makes a difference, according to a report.


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Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

US stocks slip as Spain enters recession

News that Spain’s economy entered another recession renewed worries about the fragility of Europe’s finances on Monday and nudged stocks lower.

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At ground zero, tower set to top NYC’s skyline

The first column of the 100th floor of 1 World Trade Center will bring the tower to a height of 1,271 feet, making it 21 feet higher than the Empire State Building.

Health and wellness

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Medical care shifting to electronic data files

Electronic health records are being used in more hospitals and doctors’ offices, so how are they doing? Do the e-records protect and promote patient safety?