Maine nurse defies state’s Ebola quarantine

Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend stepped out of their home Thursday morning and rode away on mountain bikes, followed by state police.

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

// 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.

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.

// ‘I’m proud to be gay,’ Apple CEO Tim Cook says

Cook’s public declaration in a Bloomberg Businessweek essay makes him the highest-profile business CEO to come out.

// Inside the only Mafia induction ever recorded

The recordings 25 years ago in Medford were the first and only ever made by law enforcement, and helped lead to a host of indictments.

My Morning Cup

// How do the gubernatorial candidates take their coffee?

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