Efforts to regulate CEO pay gain traction

A movement to pass laws limiting the earnings of top executives is gaining momentum as the wage gap widens.

Baker, Coakley weigh in on the Mass. economy

The gubernatorial candidates addressed casino gambling, energy, housing, and the film tax credit.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/maeda_28casinogroundgame_met2.jpg Yes on Question 3: Pull the plug on flawed casino law

The law, passed in a moment of economic desperation, was a mistake for the Commonwealth, the editorial board writes.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/03282012_28grossman_photo1-8226089.jpg Yes on Question 4: Earned sick time for all

The measure is a welcome opportunity for Massachusetts to lead, the editorial board writes.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/north-station-3989.jpg New 38-story apartment tower signals North Station shift

The new 415-foot tower will be the first of several to rise around the TD Garden.

Chasing Bayla

Michael Moore had waited all day — really, all his life — for the whale to surface, the suffering giant that science had to save.


mbrace your inner Scarlett O’Hara or Rhett 

 and get “
Gone With the Wind

On Halloween, houses for sale with lots of character

Odds are, there’s a house for sale in the area that seems tailor-made for your lifestyle — or your fantasy personas at least.

Chris and Sarah Nelson use the “Estonian Hold” to perfection.

Couples go to extremes in wife-carrying contest

The men rocketed up a rugged obstacle course, navigating over boulders, traversing through mud, and wading through thigh-deep water.


World Series isn’t what it used to be

I blame no one. It’s evolution. Baseball is too long and slow for modern attention spans.

Ronny (Tyler Ritter, center) is the only person in the family who isn\'t crazy about sports while everyone else including from left to right: Marjorie (Laurie Metcalf), Sean (Jimmy Dunn), Jackie (Kelen Coleman), Arthur (Jack McGee) and Gerard (Joey McIntyre) are obsessed, on THE McCARTHYS premiering Thursday, Oct. 30 (9:30 ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS Ì?å©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 21mccarthys


‘The McCarthys’ hits close to home for Boston creator

“The McCarthys” is a new Boston-set CBS comedy loosely based on creator and Dedham native Brian Gallivan’s own family.