Chasing Bayla

Biologist Michael Moore had waited all day — really, all his life — for the whale to surface, the suffering giant he thought he could save, that science had to save. It had come down to this. By Sarah Schweitzer

Joe Maddon leaves after nine years with Tampa Bay, and will be headed for a big raise somewhere. AP Photo/Reinhold Matay


Joe Maddon opts out — so where is he headed?

The Dodgers would seem to be a perfect fit, but the Cubs are an intriguing possibility, too.

Hillary Clinton, left, joined Martha Coakley for a campaign rally at the Park Plaza Hotel.

Hillary Clinton campaigns for Martha Coakley in Boston

The former secretary of state, senator, first lady and likely 2016 presidential candidate, joined Coakley on Friday at the Park Plaza hotel.


Eastern Mass. high school football updates

Updates and scores from the final week of regular season action in the eastern part of the state.

Two dead in shooting at high school near Seattle

People embraced at a church where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Ted S. Warren/Associated press

At least one was killed and four others wounded after a gunman opened fire at a Washington high school. The gunman also died in the attack.

// Walsh vetoes City Council pay raise

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh vetoed a $20,000 raise for city councilors Friday, saying it needs “further independent analysis.”

// N.Y., N.J. issue quarantine for some travelers from W. Africa

Any person traveling from the three nations who had contact with Ebola-infected patients will be quarantined for 21 days.

Tsarnaev attorneys balk at naming witnesses before trial

In a court filing, the attorneys argued that no law or rule requires them to provide the list before trial.


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// Bill Keating for 9th District

By pressing for explanations for why law enforcement hadn’t stopped the alleged Marathon bombers, Keating showed why he deserves reelection, the editorial board writes.