Baker’s moving talk with fisherman was in 2009

The encounter with a fisherman that a choked-up Charlie Baker recounted became the signature moment of Tuesday’s debate.


// Baker’s fisherman story should cause anger, not tears

If this unidentified fisherman exists and his tale is true, he still makes a curious case for tears.

Nurse Kaci Hickox (left) and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur addressed the media during an informal meeting with the news outside their home in Fort Kent, Maine, on Wednesday.

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Maine nurse defies state’s Ebola quarantine

Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend stepped out of their home and rode away on bicycles, followed by state police.

// Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly discloses that he is gay

The public declaration makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out.

Brianna Wu with a poster of some of her video game characters.

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GamerGate anger at women all too real for gamemaker

A frightening online campaign threatening rape and death forced Arlington game developer Brianna Wu to flee her home.

// ‘Top Chef’ pays a visit to Fenway Park

Contestants in the third episode in Boston were tasked with making a dish inspired by concession-stand snacks.

// Recording of Mafia induction made history 25 years ago

The recordings in Medford were the first and only ever made by law enforcement and helped lead to a host of indictments.


// Rajon Rondo is back to his old self

Rondo’s impact in the Celtics’ season opener went beyond numbers, as he picked apart the Nets defense with surgical precision.

My Morning Cup

// How do the gubernatorial candidates take their coffee?

The candidates in the Mass. governor’s race share their coffee rituals.