In case you’d heard, there was a big press event at CERN today about the search for the elusive Higgs’ boson. Here’s the story at Ars Technica. The short version: there are some encouraging hints, but it will take a long time to investigate them properly.
If you’re interested, there’s some more details from Matt Strassler, a researcher at CERN. His blog is great.
One more: here’s Brian Greene’s take.