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.

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

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.

// Market Basket to open five new stores

After an embattled summer, the grocery chain will add more than 1,000 new jobs in a five-store expansion.

Gubernatorial candidates Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker during a forum hosted by El Mundo Boston, a Spanish language media outlet, and Northeastern University.

Candidates for governor spar over immigration

The five candidates aired their differences during a forum on Latino issues at Northeastern University.

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.”

Students gathered with parents in Marysville, Washington today after a gunman opened fire killing one person and injuring four others before killing himself.

Two killed, several injured in Wash. school attack

An official identified the gunman as student Jaylen Fryberg, who was recently crowned homecoming prince.

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

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Haunted houses become more extreme

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

// 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.


// Elon Musk talks Star Trek, space colonies at MIT

The billionaire CEO of SpaceX discussed the future of humans in space with a sold-out room in Cambridge.

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


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.

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.


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// Patricia Saint Aubin for auditor

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