Mass. businesses driving growth in solar investments

Commercial building owners, municipalities, and name-brand retailers are taking advantage of state incentives that have made it more affordable to fund solar power projects.

Patrick says Romney turned ‘his back on half the country’

Governor Deval Patrick made his remarks about Mitt Romney after video emerged last week of Romney criticizing people who don’t pay federal income taxes.

Review shows RCC put students’ basic needs at risk

A body of evidence collected by the Globe indicates that Roxbury Community College spent thousands on administrative raises while scrimping on campus amenities.

A watered-down deal for seafood shoppers

Frozen fish from the supermarket often has an excess of ice — and consumers are paying the price.

This is an optical illusion — the smoke special effects are behind Ray Lewis — but he can surely fire up his defense.


Patriots at Ravens | sunday at 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis hasn’t lost his edge

At 37, Lewis still approaches the game with the urgency of a rookie, still sets a tone of ferocity for the entire defense, and still breathes fire on the field and in the locker room.

Drug defendants freed in lab scandal

Suffolk County judges have freed at least 11 defendants facing drug charges, almost all with lengthy criminal records, since early September, in the first wave of potentially thousands of cases.

President Jimmy Carter speaks in the East Room of the White House in 1978.

opinion | Jeff Jacoby

The ghosts of Jimmy Carter

Is it fair to compare President Obama’s foreign policy to former President Carter’s? The similarities were especially vivid after the murder of four Americans in Libya.

Felix Doubront delivered a gem against the Orioles, giving up one run and striking out a career-high 11 batters over seven innings.

Red Sox 2, Orioles 1

Red Sox avoid a sweep thanks to Doubront’s gem

Felix Doubront gave up one run over seven innings and struck out a career-high 11 as the Red Sox won the finale of a three-game series against the contending Orioles.


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Kasey Kahne, new to Hendrick Motorsports, has taken advantage of the partnership this year.

Hendrick teammates to be tested in NASCAR Chase

Even when the competition for the Sprint Cup intensifies among his four drivers, Rick Hendrick expects no disruption in the teamwork, communication, and flow of information.