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

Innovation Economy

// 5 things next governor should do for innovation economy

The next Mass. governor will need to create energy, jobs, new industries, and fast-growing firms beyond the Route 495 ring.

// Norwood man hits it big — twice — in state lottery game

Kenneth Stokes won this week’s Lucky For Life drawing — then realized he had another ticket with the same number.

// Menino halts cancer treatment, seeks palliative care

The former Boston mayor’s decision reverberated with sadness and calls for prayer in the city he led for two decades.

Rashad Deihim (left) was arraigned in Lynn District Court in September.

Saugus teens held without bail in sex assault case

Prosecutors allege the pair sexually assaulted an intoxicated girl, which was recorded by another teen.

A Green Line train passed Northeastern University.

Here’s how to track your next Green Line train

The platform countdown clocks aren’t in operation yet, but anybody with a smartphone can look this up.

// Obama meets with nurse who recovered from Ebola

Nurse Nina Pham said she felt “fortunate and blessed to be standing here today.”

Evan Horowitz

// How worried should we be about Ebola case in NYC?

Though the patient took the subway and went bowling before being diagnosed, the greatest risk is to his friends and nurses.

Women & Power

// 2014 Top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts

The Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute honor organizations with impressive records of innovation and workplace diversity.


editorial | endorsement

// Niki Tsongas for 3d District

In Tsongas, voters have a representative who has shown a deft touch no matter who runs Capitol Hill, the editorial board writes.