Proposed bipolar diagnosis divides psychiatrists

Psychiatrists are debating whether a glaring 40-fold increase within a decade in bipolar diagnoses in children is genuine or the result of routine misdiagnoses.

Search of Conn. home may be tied to Gardner heist

Officials are digging in the yard an alleged mobster who federal officials say has information about the Gardner Museum art theft.

Obama’s support a signature moment for same-sex marriage

Even as polls show public support building for gay marriage, it still divides the country, and the president’s support has injected the issue into the presidential race.

Schoolmates: Romney bullied presumed gay student in ‘60s

The Washington Post reports that as a high school senior, Mitt Romney allegedly led a posse that bullied and forcibly cut the hair of a student.

Mass. House moves to allow school bake sales

In the wake of a controversial state ban on sugary food and drinks schools, the House passed a budget amendment that allows for bake sales.

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‘Dark Shadows’ a bloody good time

In this big-screen revamp of the late-’60s Gothic soap opera, Tim Burton and Johnny Depp recapture the show’s doomy vibe with blissful comic precision.

Waltham, MA -- 04/09/12 -- A view of the kitchen, dining room, and lounge area inside the Verivo software offices in the 1000 Winter building. Verivo software company is a new tenant in the Bay Colony corporate center and has incorporated many of the work efficient designs that the center is implementing throughout the property. Boston Properties is currently re-designing the Bay Colony corporate center in Waltham, MA to be a more modern, work efficient space. (Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe )

Office renovations aim for more open spaces

Landlords of office buildings are adding open space, natural light, and recreation options in a bid to answer the changing demands of workers.

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Debasing the debate

Elizabeth Warren gave Scott Brown a gift with her claims of Native American heritage. But Brown’s reach for the dog-whistle politics of race has been something else.

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Warren fights the ‘out of touch’ charge

The flap about Elizabeth Warren’s lineage says something about her and a lot about Harvard, and the message makes people uncomfortable.

Aristotle and Jackie Onassis on their wedding day in 1968. “I can’t very well marry a dentist from New Jersey!” the former first lady told Truman Capote.

Has the trophy wife faded into history?

As women’s learning and earning powers have increased, marital motivations have shifted.


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KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 09: Starting pitcher Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches during the game against the Kansas City Royals on May 9, 2012 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Red Sox falter again vs. Royals

Undone by poor defense, Jon Lester was able to go only five innings. The loss dropped the Red Sox to six games below .500.