Menino recalled as a man of the people

“He’s done so much for so many people in the city,” one mourner said. “He saw no color, no barrier. It’s just a sad day.’’

Respects paid to Menino at City Hall


Menino, who reshaped city, dies at 71

Thomas Menino molded the city’s skyline — and its very identity — through an unprecedented five consecutive terms.

Services, memorials for Thomas M. Menino

Details on the services planned for Boston’s former mayor.

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Menino in his own words

A look at the former mayor’s life and history in Boston through speeches and interviews he gave over the years.

// Menino still managed to fill out his absentee ballot

The former mayor’s effort underscored “the importance of voting,” said longtime spokeswoman Dot Joyce.

Items stacked inside a shoebox-sized 1901 time capsule.

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Letter in time capsule foresaw flight, video communication

A letter to posterity written more than 100 years ago made a few accurate predictions — and some very wrong ones.


// Text ‘aye,’ matey! The Pirate Party’s push for direct democracy

Leaders of a new movement say we now have the technology for government that is literally by the people. What could possibly go wrong?

Edward Snowden in “Citzenfour,” a documentary by Laura Poitras about the National Security Agency systems administrator-turned-leaker. At right: the NSA, as seen in the film.


Edward Snowden’s story unfolds in chilling ‘Citizenfour’

“Citzenfour” is prosaic in its presentation and profoundly chilling in its details, and if you think Snowden is a traitor, you should probably see it.

// Baker acknowledges he flubbed fisherman’s tale

The comments by Baker came after Martha Coakley visited New Bedford, where she said Baker must answer for the changing storyline.

//[1]--90x90.jpg At least one dead after Virgin Galactic rocket explodes

The space tourism rocket exploded Friday during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another.

Nurse Kaci Hickox addressed the media outside of her home on Friday.

Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse in Maine

Gov. Paul LePage said he disagreed with the ruling to not restrict the movement of Kaci Hickox, but will abide by it.

Globe Insiders

Nov. 5

// ‘Ether Dome’: Globe Insider Night

After the Huntington Theatre Company production, join Boston Globe Ideas editor Stephen Heuser and Dr. Emery N. Brown.