Companies seek to benefit from Ebola

While some marketers seek harmless ways to make a quick buck, others deal in misinformation and profit off fear.

Dr. Edy Kim and nurses Deb Buonopane and Catherine Robinson put on extra gloves during training.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

With Ebola looming, a visit to the no-mistake zone

At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, medical teams learned how to protect themselves from the virus.

Hospitals vary on Ebola rules for staff

Some hospitals said they prohibit any employee who has been to West Africa from returning to work for 21 days; others don’t.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Images/whanimation_2_1280-150--90x90.jpg Chasing Bayla

Michael Moore had waited all day — really, all his life — for the whale to surface, the suffering giant that science had to save.

Coakley strikes a defiant note as polls tip

A senior campaign adviser said the Globe poll that showed Baker as well ahead was an “outlier.”

Gary Gottlieb.

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Partners HealthCare leader to step down

Gary Gottlieb will leave the health care giant in 2015 to become the chief executive of Partners in Health.

Fans wear panda heads for Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval — the Kung Fu Panda — during Giants’ home games. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Pablo Sandoval fits Red Sox’ needs

The Red Sox have a hole at third base, and the popular, switch-hitting Sandoval is a pending free agent.

A happy couple at Spooky World in Litchfield, N.H. prior to its season opening.

Haunted houses become more extreme

Halloween attractions are pushing the boundaries, featuring scare tactics such as binding, gagging, and waterboarding.

Thomas Farragher

Bottle bill opponents overplayed their hand

Like most of you, I was ready to vote against Question 2. Then came the deceit.

Myles Sargent of the Seacoast United Navy pitched during a game against the Seacoast United Carolina in Stratham, N.H.

Concerns bubble up as more young athletes specialize earlier

Athletic programs emphasizing individual excellence comes at the expense of the well-being of the nation’s youth, some say.

Opinion

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/saintaubin.jpg Patricia Saint Aubin for auditor

The Republican has more relevant professional expertise than incumbent Suzanne Bump, the editorial board writes.