Women advised to get mammograms later, less often

The American Cancer Society recognized on Tuesday that its previous guidelines on breast cancer screening were too aggressive.

// Housing lottery lures middle class in Cambridge

?You have to have a pretty good income to be here without any assistance,? a city official said. ?We want to create options.?

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau greeted supporters at the Liberal party headquarters in Montreal on Tuesday.

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Meet Justin Trudeau, Canada?s next prime minister

Trudeau has followed in the footsteps of his storied father, the late Pierre Trudeau.

New approach to schizophrenia puts emphasis on talk therapy

The results of a landmark study call into question typical treatment that revolves around strong doses of antipsychotic drugs.

Carlos Arredondo, easily recognizable with his cowboy hat, has done so much to comfort others. Sometimes, though, the comforters need comforted, too.


Even comforters like Carlos Arredondo need comfort

With a simple phone call, two former Marines brought joy to Arredondo, a man who knows all sides of grief.

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, a forklift operator moves a pallet of goods at an fulfillment center in DuPont, Wash. Amazon said Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, it will add 100,000 holiday jobs this season across the country in its fulfillment and sortation centers, so that it can meet increased customer demand. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)


Amazon boosts holiday hiring, signaling shift in retail jobs

Amazon plans to hire 100,000 people for the holidays, a 25 percent jump from last year.

// Jim Webb to drop Democratic bid for president

A person familiar with his plans said the former Virginia Senator is considering launching an independent bid.

//[1]-1515--90x90.jpg Clinton takes big national lead over Sanders in poll

Hillary Clinton regained much of the ground she lost during a summer of controversy, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll found.

Rachelle Bond and her boyfriend, Michael McCarthy, appeared in Dorchester Municipal Court for a brief status hearing Tuesday.

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Defense can conduct autopsy in Bella Bond case

Rachelle Bond and Michael McCarthy have both pleaded not guilty in connection with the 2-year-old girl?s death.

Patriots are 5-0, but Tom Brady seems intent on letting his play set the record straight.


No more Mr. Nice Guy ? Tom Brady is out for revenge

Terse or talkative, an angry Tom Brady is good for the business of winning another Super Bowl.


// Colts? trick play wasn?t a terrible idea, just terribly executed

A film review shows why the play was doomed, and why the Patriots defense deserves kudos for its overall effort.

// Escort suggests Pitino knew about favors for Louisville recruits

Celtics rookie Terry Rozier, who played at Louisville, disputed the claims in Katina Powell?s book.


//[1].jpg Another attempt to make ?Roadrunner? the state?s official rock song

The bill, which died the earlier this year when it didn?t get to a floor vote, will be the subject of a hearing Tuesday at the State House.

National Gallery of Art

Frame by Frame

A portrait by Titian that achieves favored status

This work by Titian is perhaps the painting critic Sebastian Smee loves most in the world, but it?s hard for him to explain why.


// Seeing the bright side of a half-blind dog

Though some people may feel sorry for animals with disabilities, the animals themselves don?t.

Renée Graham | Q&A

// The world of Ta-Nehisi Coates

In his memoir, Coates sifts through the stubborn layers of this nation?s racism.

//[1]-3985.jpg New trailer unveiled for ?Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

Tickets for the movie, slated to open in the US and Canada on Dec. 18, went on sale Monday night.

// Lamar Odom moved to Los Angeles hospital to continue recovery

The former NBA star left a Las Vegas hospital a week after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, a family representative said.

Opinion & Ideas


// Maura Healey?s slow start on DraftKings

No one seems anxious to take on this homegrown business. Taking bets now on why.

Ground Game

// Webb would effectively end bid with independent run

If Jim Webb runs as an independent, he will run without any built-in fund-raising and political infrastructure from the party.

The Big Picture

Protesters opening their umbrellas, symbols of the pro-democracy movement, in 2014.


The Umbrella Movement, one year later

A year after Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters, a Reuters photographer revisited the scenes.


//[1]-4809--90x90.jpg ?Student? gives Jobs movie one thumbs-up

The film captures what Jonathan Rotenberg called ?the insane, infuriating nature of working with? Steve Jobs.



// Synod on families must not lose sight of bigger issues

Bishops may find themselves accused of having spent the last three weeks fiddling, while everyplace other than Rome burns.