Coakley, Baker emphasize differences
In campaign stops Sunday, the top gubernatorial contenders underscored how they stand apart.
An infant’s death and a father’s sickness explained by DNA sequencing
No one knew what was wrong with the one-week-old infant in the summer of 2012. Born healthy, he had come down with a soaring fever and severe diarrhea. There was no sign of an infection -- and he was getting worse. Desperate for a clue, the baby’s physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital appealed to a team of Yale genetic specialists.
Film honors a mother and illuminates Alzheimer’s
The film, “The Genius of Marian,” offers some universal truths for families battling Alzheimer’s.
Two pose as FBI agents in attack
Waltham Police are searching for two armed men who posed as FBI agents in a home break-in last night.
Police ask for help solving murder of Roxbury teen
Adrian Gonzalez, 17, of Roxbury was shot and killed early in the morning of Sept. 6.
Man hurt in fall onto Storrow Drive ramp
The man either fell or jumped from a railing on the Fiedler footbridge, police said.
A Far Cry at Jordan Hall
“Return to the Idyll” was the title of the first Jordan Hall concert in A Far Cry’s eighth season. The program epitomized the adventuresome spirit that has made the orchestra a prized part of Boston’s music scene.
Patriots’ special teams flourish against Vikings
The biggest play was Chandler Jones taking his block of a field-goal attempt 58 yards for a TD.
Patriots defense was good, but bigger tests await
It’s hard to get a true read on the unit’s run-stopping, with the Vikings’ Adrian Peterson inactive.
Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel in Tom Brady’s shadow again
Cassel finished with 19 completions on 36 attempts for 202 yards and an ugly 39.1 quarterback rating.
ESPN really called it like it is regarding NFL
There was authentic outrage about all that had gone on in the NFL the previous week.
Satisfaction gained from PawSox title
Pawtucket has one game remaining, the Triple A championship on Tuesday night at Charlotte, N.C.
Red Sox making plans for 2015
The Red Sox, who are in need of two starting pitchers, are looking for players everywhere.
Phillies’ Jonathan Papelbon blows save, ejected after making lewd gesture
The former Red Sox closer blows his cool after allowing four runs in the ninth inning.
David Pastrnak has shot to make Bruins as 18-year-old
It was a thought that would have seemed far-fetched in June, when the Bruins selected David Pastrnak in the first round of the NHL Draft. But here, now, it seems less like a dream and more like a growing possibility. The 18-year-old has a chance to make the Bruins out of training camp, a chance to be the right-shot right wing that general manager Peter Chiarelli couldn’t find on the open market.
“I’m not trying to think about it,” Pastrnak said. “Just play hockey.”
If true — and that seems unlikely — he is the only one not thinking about it, not weighing the likelihood, not wondering and dreaming. Everyone else is.
Brookline, Boston Latin climb into rankings
Needham remains No. 1 with Concord-Carlisle and St. John’s following.
Robert Griffin III injury sets stage for Kirk Cousins to lead Redskins past Jaguars
RGIII’s backup answered the call and completed his first 12 passes in easy victory over Jaguars.