Pilot dies during Boston-bound flight

The first officer landed the plane in Syracuse, N.Y., and authorities declared the captain of the American Airlines plane dead at the airport.

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The crew of a Boston-bound flight reports a medical emergency to air traffic controllers after the plane’s pilot becomes ill.

State’s largest hospital operators to adopt new payment system

Partners, Steward, and Lahey Health have agreed to new insurance contracts that will give them set budgets under which to care for patients.

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The US cargo ship, which was carrying 33 people, sank after encountering Hurricane Joaquin.

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The wife of a Winthrop native who was among the 33 crew members said he told her he believed the vessel could weather the gathering hurricane.

The derailment took place around 10:30 a.m. in Northfield after striking a rock slide on the tracks.


Amtrak train derails outside Montpelier, Vt.

At least seven people were hurt after a train derailed Monday morning, sending three cars over a steep embankment.

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Hillary Clinton said Republicans have politicized the deaths incurred during the attack in Benghazi, Libya.


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The company hopes that its once-spurned co-founder can hatch a plan to end nearly a decade of financial losses.

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Researchers figure it costs patients $43 each visit — more than the average out-of-pocket costs for the care itself, which is about $32.

The Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded Monday to three scientists, including North Andover's Dr. William Campbell.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff


Nobel winner: ‘Is there some way I can verify this?’

Retired to North Andover, parasite biologist William Campbell was startled to get a pre-dawn call informing him of the honor.

Joan Kennedy was seen during a formal ceremony to dedicate the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in March.

Joan Kennedy disputes son’s account of her participation in new book

“I had no knowledge that Patrick was writing a book and did not assist him in the project in any way,’’ Kennedy is quoted in an e-mail.

Marty Hanaka, new CEO of City Sports

City Sports files for bankruptcy

The Boston-based athletic retailer said Under Armour and Nike were its primary creditors.

David Martinez showed off his medal after finishing a marathon in Madrid in April. At this race he qualified to register for the Boston Marathon, but ended up missing the official cutoff time by one second.

BU student misses qualifying for Marathon by single second

“I thought I had the race of my life,” said David Martinez, 20. “What could I have done in one second to change that?”

opinion | Benjamin D. Hopkins

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In Kunduz, we are quite possibly watching the endgame of the Afghan debacle beginning to unfold.

Opinion | Meredith Warren

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Should these escapees be allowed to “live free” and drive that way to work in Massachusetts, too?


Claude Julien is staying cool on the hot seat

Julien is facing his biggest challenge as Bruins coach, but he has a plan and he has his bosses’ backing.

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Philbin was fired four games into his fourth season, and tight ends coach Dan Campbell was promoted to head coach.

Alex Speier

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While the end of the season represented a show of talent, the burden of proof falls on the club to prove that can translate to results.

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HUBweek is the weeklong festival intended to showcase the region’s dominance in science, art, and technology.

Opinion & Ideas

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Watch these nine short films that have something to say — about family, identity, community, mopeds.

Ground Game

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Bernie Sanders addressed a near-capacity crowd of 20,000 in Boston, with a few thousand more in an overflow area.

The Big Picture

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Globe photos of the month

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers in September.


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Fasten is hoping to succeed by following in their footsteps, but charging passengers less and paying drivers more.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/bishops150-1091.jpg On day one of Synod 2015, conservatives strike first

The traditionalist camp isn’t going to just counter-punch this time around.