Menino recalled as a man of the people

“He’s done so much for so many people in the city,” one mourner said. “He saw no color, no barrier. It’s just a sad day.’’

Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Boston for the funeral services, according to his office.

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Vice President Joe Biden will attend Menino’s funeral

Biden will travel to Boston for the services, but it was unclear whether he will have a speaking role.

A one million square foot Amazon fulfillment center has been proposed in Fall River and Freetown. Pictured: A new Amazon fulfillment center in Poland.

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Amazon proposes fulfillment center in Fall River, Freetown

The online retail giant announced it intends to build a one million square foot facility — its first in Mass.

Items stacked inside a shoebox-sized 1901 time capsule.

Letter in time capsule foresaw flight, video communication

A letter to posterity written more than 100 years ago made a few accurate predictions — and some very wrong ones.

Edward Snowden in “Citzenfour,” a documentary by Laura Poitras about the National Security Agency systems administrator-turned-leaker. At right: the NSA, as seen in the film.


Edward Snowden’s story unfolds in chilling ‘Citizenfour’

“Citzenfour” is prosaic in its presentation and profoundly chilling in its details, and if you think Snowden is a traitor, you should probably see it.

// Baker acknowledges he flubbed fisherman’s tale

The comments by Baker came after Martha Coakley visited New Bedford, where she said Baker must answer for the changing storyline.

//[1]--90x90.jpg At least one dead after Virgin Galactic rocket explodes

The space tourism rocket exploded Friday during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another.

Nurse Kaci Hickox addressed the media outside of her home on Friday.

Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse in Maine

Gov. Paul LePage said he disagreed with the ruling to not restrict the movement of Kaci Hickox, but will abide by it.

Globe Insiders

Nov. 5

// ‘Ether Dome’: Globe Insider Night

After the Huntington Theatre Company production, join Boston Globe Ideas editor Stephen Heuser and Dr. Emery N. Brown.