Panel advises against routine prostate test

A government panel recommended against the PSA blood test, concluding the harm outweighed its benefits.

RI economic agency meets with Schilling

After his meeting with Rhode Island officials Monday night, Curt Schilling said misinformation is circulating about his troubled video game company.

State allows pharmacies to offer more vaccines

A new policy grants pharmacists the authority to administer 10 adult vaccines in addition to the annual flu shot they already can give.

Loophole in state law protects some drunk drivers

Attorney General Martha Coakley and state legislators are seeking to tighten Melanie’s Law to prevent lax treatment of admittedly drunk drivers whose cases are continued.

Former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi.

Ex-Rutgers student gets 30 days in jail in webcam case

Dharun Ravi was convicted of intimidation after filming his roommate kissing a man days before the teen committed suicide.

Paul Pierce looked to the basket between Philadelphia’s Elton Brand, left, and Spencer Hawes during the second quarter.

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Celtics 101, 76ers 85

Celtics dominate 76ers to take series lead

The Celtics pulled away from the 76ers in the second half and are now one win from the conference finals.

Deerfield Academy student Peter Krasznekewicz, 17, stands among some of the 34 houses in his public art installation at the Emily Dickinson Museum.

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Homing in on Dickinson’s poems

A teen’s “Little White House Project” displays the poems of Emily Dickinson in an innovative manner on the property of a museum about her in Amherst.

Becca A. Lewis and Michael Fisher in Danny Sklar’s “Lycanthropy,’’ about a cabbie and a man who claims he is able to turn into a wolf at will.

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Striving for connection at Boston Theater Marathon

A striking number of the 53 plays presented concerned the difficulties in forging a genuine human connection in a revved-up world.

Historian Thomas O'Connor in 1997 in his BC office with a Civil War recruitment poster displayed in Boston during that war.

Thomas H. O’Connor, ‘dean’ of Boston’s historians, dies at 89

O’Connor, a fixture on the Boston College faculty for more than six decades, died Sunday in his Milton home.

Clay Buchholz pitched 5.1 innings, giving up five runs on six hits and four walks.

Red Sox 8, Orioles 6

Red Sox rally past Orioles to reach .500

The Red Sox have won nine of their past 11 games, despite another poor outing by starter Clay Buchholz.


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Book Review

In “Engines of Change” Paul Ingrassia takes a look at iconic cars.

‘Engines of Change’ by Paul Ingrassia

In this new book, Ingrassia traces the history of some iconic cars and how those models reflected shifts in politics, culture, and technology.

Health and wellness

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Increased risks of sleepwalking

A recent survey showed that nearly one-third of 19,000 American adults said they’d been caught sleepwalking at some point in their lives.

Globe 100

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Left to right: Monalisa Smith of Mothers for Justice and Equality, David Hunter of REBIScan, Hugh Herr of iWalk, and David Cancel of HubSpot.

The most innovative people in Massachusetts

These 12 pioneering individuals embody the creativity and ambition that distinguish our state.