Autism rate rises to 1 in 88 US children

A new study by the CDC shows the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder has soared by 23 percent in two years.

Patrick ‘can’t see how’ to fix T problems without revenue hike

Governor Deval Patrick said today he cannot envision a scenario for fixing the MBTA’s financing problems that doesn’t include new revenues.

US economy grew at 3% pace at end of 2011

While the economy grew at a solid pace in the final quarter of last year, slow growth in corporate profits raises the risk that hiring will cool.


Construction starts on Somerville’s Assembly Row

The long-delayed $1.5 billion project is expected to create a mixed-use neighborhood of offices, stores, restaurants, homes, and a new MBTA station.

Protesters gathered in front of the US Supreme Court Wednesday.

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Joshua Green

If the court says no on health care law

A Supreme Court decision against President Obama's health care plan would fortify the notion that he is not up to the job of being president.

// Video shows police cuffed shooter of Trayvon Martin

A security video shot after the slaying of the teen shows admitted shooter George Zimmerman being led in handcuffs from a police car.

Yvonne Abraham

// Fatal differences

Mothers of black sons know that some people will conclude they’re up to no good.

Will Carl Everett, who had a famous blow-up with umpire Ron Kulpa in 2000, be back for the Fenway Park 100th anniversary celebration?

Dan Shaughnessy

A Red Sox wish list for Fenway’s 100th anniversary

The team has invited every living player back for Fenway Park’s big party. And Dan Shaughnessy wants some of the more colorful characters to appear.


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On golf

Is Tiger Woods now poised to make a run at The Masters after winning at Bay Hill last week?

Tiger Woods hasn’t proven he’s back just yet

Woods still needs to win consistently, and on a stage such as the Masters, to prove he can again be golf’s best player.


An image problem

The fashion and media world will come together to discuss issues of health and body image at an event in Cambridge.