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

Fans wear panda heads for Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval — the Kung Fu Panda — during Giants’ home games. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)


Pablo Sandoval fits Red Sox’ needs

The Red Sox have a hole at third base, and the popular, switch-hitting Sandoval is a pending free agent.

// 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.

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.

Partners HealthCare leader to step down

Gary Gottlieb will leave the health care giant in 2015 to become the chief executive of Partners in Health.

// Market Basket to open five new stores

After an embattled summer, the grocery chain will add more than 1,000 new jobs in a five-store expansion.

Students gathered with parents in Marysville, Washington today after a gunman opened fire killing one person and injuring four others before killing himself.

Wash. high school gunman identified

A government official identified the shooter, who killed at least one and wounded several others, as Jaylen Fryberg.

Gubernatorial candidates Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker during a forum hosted by El Mundo Boston, a Spanish language media outlet, and Northeastern University.

Gubernatorial candidates differ on role of state in immigration

The five candidates for governor aired their differences during a forum on Latino issues at Northeastern University.


// Elon Musk talks Star Trek, space colonies at MIT

The billionaire CEO of SpaceX discussed the future of humans in space with a sold-out room in Cambridge.