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How parents are changing the course of autism research

Walt (right), with his brother Malcolm, made gluten-free cookies one Sunday. ‘‘I did so awesome,’’ said Walt, who was diagnosed with autism as a preschooler.


Science and medicine are catching up with parents’ understanding of the condition, and a more nuanced view is slowly emerging: Autism is not just a brain problem.

Anaheim Ducks center Saku Koivu, left, and Boston Bruins center David Krejci battled for the puck in the first period.

Bruins 3, Ducks 2

Bruins down the ducks

The Bruins got consecutive second-period goals from Zdeno Chara and Benoit Pouliot to beat the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night.

The Celtics led 69-55 at the end of the third and didn’t let the Wizards get closer than 10 in the final quarter.

Celtics 88, Wizards 76

Avery Bradley nets 23 in Celtics’ win

The Celtics played without Ray Allen and Mickael Pietrus on Sunday but still had plenty of firepower to hold off the struggling Washington Wizards.

Church sermons address Mattapan verdict

During services in several churches Sunday, and outside the churches, the talk was of the surprising verdict reached Thursday in the Mattapan killings case.

Mansfield developer facing trial, but still in real estate

More than a year after Michael David Scott was charged with running a massive mortgage scam, the developer works as a licensed broker selling distressed properties.

President Obama used binoculars to look at North Korea on Sunday from Observation Post Ouellette in the Demilitarized Zone, which separates the two Koreas in the inter-Korean truce village of Panmunjom.

Obama: N. Korean rocket test would isolate regime

Speaking in South Korea, President Obama said Pyongyang risks deepening its isolation if it proceeds with a planned long-range rocket launch.

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Much to gain for US in world court

The time has come for the United States to join the International Criminal Court, writes James Carroll.

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Watch the video of this Globe Talk event, featuring local comedians Dave Russo, Anthony Scibelli, Tony V, Jimmy Tingle, and Lenny Clarke sharing stories about the Boston comedy scene. Laughs guaranteed. (Editor’s note: This video contains strong language.)


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Rick Santorum sets sights on Wisconsin voters

Santorum told Wisconsin Republicans that Mitt Romney is an inconsistent conservative who should not be trusted with their party’s presidential nomination.


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