Child poverty continues to climb in Mass.
The issue is partly caused by costly day care and housing and the proliferation of low-wage jobs, specialists said.
Sick leave measure divides workers, businesses
In November, Mass. voters will weigh in on a plan to let workers earn sick time.
Baker, Coakley hit campaign trail Sunday
The nominees for governor used where they were or what they did to underscore long-standing pledges of their bids.
Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk draws thousands
“It’s like by walking, we haven’t lost the battle,” said one walker, whose husband recently died of lung cancer.
Vigil celebrates Winchester’s Patrick Gill’s life
What began as a somber gathering on Sunday night erupted into a celebration of Patrick Gill’s spirit.
Ig Nobels awarded for banana peel physics, mental health repercussions of cat ownership
Thursday night at Harvard, Nobel laureates will take the stage to hand out the satirical version of the real prizes.
3 Afghan soldiers go missing from Cape Cod base
A National Guard spokesman said the men, who went missing from a training exercise, pose no immediate threat.
Nantucket police search for sexual assault suspect
Police are looking for a man who reportedly entered a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her on Sunday morning.
Two injured in Boston in separate incidents
One person was stabbed with life-threatening injuries, and one person was shot with injuries that were not life-threatening.
Patriots hold on to defeat Raiders
Vince Wilfork’s late interception helped New England win their home opener at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.
Patriots’ offensive line can’t block criticism
Only two players are playing in the same spot they did last year, and it shows.
Patriots defense only too happy to help out with victory
With the offense struggling, it was left to the D to salvage Sunday’s 16-9 win over Oakland.
Patriots WR Julian Edelman plays well but seeks improvement
As the offense desperately tries to find a rhythm, Edelman knows there’s more to be desired.
Bettor’s Edge: In game of survivor, favorite a big loser
The Patriots were 14-15 point favorites over the Raiders, but merely survived, 16-9.
Sports media: Ray Lewis a ravin’ ex-Raven on ESPN
Lewis lacks every rudimentary quality expected of an analyst.
Trending topics: Wild comebacks becoming commonplace in NFL
Philadelphia rallied from a large deficit for a third straight week to beat Washington, 37-34.
Red Sox top Orioles, 3-2, to win road finale
Joe Kelly allowed two runs on three hits with three walks and five strikeouts to get the victory.
Red Sox map out rotation for final week
Rubby De La Rosa and Brandon Workman have been taken out of the modified six-man rotation.
Alex Smith leads Chiefs past Dolphins
The Kansas City QB threw for three scores, and Knile Davis rushed for a career-best 132 yards.
Joey Logano seizes restart, wins Sylvania 300
Joey Logano took the lead with 26 laps left in New Hampshire and held on for the win.