Charlie Baker catches Martha Coakley, new poll shows

The Republican’s slim lead is a first in the possible matchup for governor.

Patriots 10, Giants 10 | halftime

// Patriots tie with Giants as first half ends

After a scoreless first quarter, both the Patriots and the Giants went back and forth in the second quarter.

President Obama spoke at a White House press conference Thursday.

Obama plays down prospect of strikes in Syria

President Obama said dealing with Islamic State militants would take assistance from partners in the Middle East.

Passenger unhappy over seat reclining forces diversion of Paris-bound flight to Logan

A man was arrested after an air marshal subdued him during the flight, officials said.

The final scene of “The Sopranos” (starring, from left, James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, and Robert Iler) is still a topic of debate years after it aired in 2007.


Tony’s fate will always be elusive, as it should. The end.

This week, another online debate erupted among TV lovers about “The Sopranos” mysterious finale. Just when we thought we were out, they pull us back in.

Market Basket employees begin rebuilding

Arthur T. Demoulas was greeted as he returned to Market Basket headquarters in Tewksbury.

Following a resolution to the bitter rift that paralyzed the grocery chain, Arthur T. Demoulas and thousands of exhilarated employees returned to work.


// Reports from Market Basket stores

Track the activity at stores as they spring into action.

PACs are now in Mass., so get ready for high-priced attack ads

Super PACs, free to raise unlimited sums from corporations and unions, have landed in Massachusetts politics.


Movie Review

// Duo jab life, each other on ‘Trip to Italy’

“The Trip to Italy” is a follow up to 2010’s “The Trip” with solid belly laughs, and a few moments that reach a pitch of sublime lunacy.