In just over a week, Mass. voters will select a new governor. Here's an in-depth look at two candidates.

After the disappointing end to his gubernatorial bid in 2010, Charlie Baker hugged his running mate, Richard Tisei, at their election night party.

After 2010, Charlie Baker’s business options rich with complications

A review of Baker’s career over the past four years found he leveraged his connections in business and politics with ease.

Martha Coakley delivered the concession speech to her Senate run in January 2010.

Back as AG, Martha Coakley rebuilt her name

Over the past four years, Coakley has been at the forefront of the foreclosure crisis, domestic violence, and Medicaid fraud.

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.

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.

Ashoka Mukpo was working as a freelance journalist for NBC in Liberia when he contracted Ebola.

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R.I. man who survived Ebola grateful for recovery

Ashoka Mukpo, 33, said he’s about 75 percent restored to full health after experiencing the worst illness of his life.

Former Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon (right) will have plenty of choices on which uniform to wear next. (File/Reinhold Matay/Associated Press)

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Red Sox happy with John Farrell, will pass on Joe Maddon

“Expect [Farrell] to be here for a long while,” Red Sox principal owner John Henry wrote in a text.


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.

A popular T-shirt in town elevates St. Petersburg to a world city.

St. Petersburg’s fresh new face

The city on Florida’s west coast has an arty new identity and a critical mass of cool kids moving in.


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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.