Chasing Bayla

Biologist Michael Moore had waited all day — really, all his life — for the whale to surface, the suffering giant he thought he could save, that science had to save. It had come down to this. By Sarah Schweitzer

// Norwood man hits it big — twice — in state lottery game

Kenneth Stokes won this week’s Lucky For Life drawing — then realized he had another ticket with the same number.

Hillary Clinton, left, joined Martha Coakley for a campaign rally at the Park Plaza Hotel.

Hillary Clinton campaigns for Martha Coakley in Boston

The former secretary of state, senator, first lady and likely 2016 presidential candidate, joined Coakley on Friday at the Park Plaza hotel.

// Menino halts cancer treatment, seeks palliative care

The former Boston mayor’s decision reverberated with sadness and calls for prayer in the city he led for two decades.

Two dead in shooting at high school near Seattle

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Two people, including a lone shooter, are dead after an attack at a high school in Washington. A hospital said three people are in critical condition.

// Walsh vetoes City Council pay raise

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh vetoed a $20,000 raise for city councilors Friday, saying it needs “further independent analysis.”

Mass. nurses raise alarm on Ebola on Capitol Hill

The nurses said government agencies failed to standardize guidelines and provide enough protective gear to care for Ebola patients.

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Nurse Nina Pham said she felt “fortunate and blessed to be standing here today.”


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// Niki Tsongas for 3d District

In Tsongas, voters have a representative who has shown a deft touch no matter who runs Capitol Hill, the editorial board writes.