Maine nurse defies state’s voluntary Ebola quarantine

Nurse Kaci Hickox (right) and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur, were followed by a Maine State Trooper as they rode bikes on a trail near her home in Fort Kent on Thursday.

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

// Inside the only Mafia induction ever recorded

The recordings 25 years ago in Medford were the first and only ever made by law enforcement.

Everyone is cashing in on the Broncos offense – except Welker, that is. “It’s kind of strange. I feel like the weak link of our offense,” Welker said.

Wes Welker suddenly the ‘weak link’ for Broncos?

Everyone is cashing in on the Broncos offense except Welker.

Christian Day, shown in his work clothes, promotes himself as “the World’s Best-Known Warlock.”

Salem warlock blends business with sorcery

Christian Day conjures up critics by straddling the worlds of witchcraft and commerce in Salem.

Fans filled the streets and blocked traffic around the Civic Center, in the Mission District and on Market Street within walking distance of AT&T Park. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Violence in San Francisco after Giants’ World Series win

In some areas of the city, people were injured by gunfire, and officers were hurt by bottles thrown by revelers.

// ‘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.

// 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.

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.

Charlie Baker’s show of emotion recalled those of Hillary Rodham Clinton, John Boehner, and Edmund Muskie. Photos (clockwise from left) by WCVB-TV, Elise Amendola/Associated Press, Jason Reed/Reuters, and Mike Lien/New York Times

Do people want to vote for a politician who cries?

Tears can endear political hopefuls to voters or make them come across as not having sufficient toughness to lead.

// Years don’t erase complexity of DiMasi corruption case

A dispute has been raised over whether Martha Coakley was reluctant to pursue potential wrongdoing by the ex-House speaker.