Pilot dies of apparent heart attack on flight

A flight attendant who was a former emergency room nurse sprang to action, but the pilot died and the first officer landed the plane in Boston.

Fantasy sports sites respond to growing controversy

Boston-based DraftKings and competitor FanDuel released a joint statement that they are taking action to protect the games’ integrity.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/griffin-big-8805--90x90.jpg 33 feared dead in sinking of cargo ship

Seven mariners with New England ties were among the 33 crew members on the El Faro, believed sunk in Hurricane Joaquin.

New commuter rail schedules will target delays, MBTA says

The schedules will be released later this month and go into effect around Nov. 30, the transit agency said.

A rendering of the new plan for the Springfield casino.

MGM Resorts

Planned Springfield casino remains on track, MGM says

The gaming firm said it would still spend $800 million on the facility, despite eliminating a signature 25-story glass tower from the plan.

Walsh tells East Boston residents that city is safe

East Boston residents pressed Mayor Martin Walsh at a community meeting about two recent homicides.

Man fatally shot in Brockton robbery

A 27-year-old man died after he was shot during a robbery on Rodney Street on Monday afternoon, officials said.

Company billed $16m for unnecessary van rides, auditor says

Rite Way LLC of Westminster’s claims were “an egregious abuse of MassHealth,” the state said.

Blue Cross extends revised contracts for care

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

Chris Masci, owner of New England Open Markets, chatted with Barbara Rietscha, owner of Stow Greenhouses. The South End Open Market at SoWa will move to a new location next year.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Feud leaves South End markets in a muddle

A bitter rift has opened between the landlord and the operator of the popular Sunday markets in the South End’s “SoWa” district.


A searching and fearless moral inventory

Patrick Kennedy’s book is shocking because the Kennedy family has tried so hard to control its narrative.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/EKopening_photos14.jpg Joan Kennedy denies working with son on his new book

“I had no knowledge that Patrick was writing a book and did not assist him in the project,” she said via e-mail about the book.

Falling rock may have caused five rail cars to derail on Amtrak’s Vermonter route.

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.

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


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.

HUBweek 2015

Ty Burr

A funny thing happened on the way out of the Forum

Say what you want about Boston, but how many cities can pull an overflow mob on a blustery October day to hear a philosophy professor and his friends?

Tonight’s sunset in Boston was notably colorful

The sunset was a canvas of dramatic orange and red painted onto clouds, and social media responded.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/turner100515METRO06geller2.jpg Renoir haters picket outside Museum of Fine Arts

“Other art is worth your while! Renoir paints a steaming pile!” protesters playfully chanted outside the museum.

CitySports chief executive Marty Hanaka said the bankruptcy filing “gives us the opportunity to continue as a viable going concern.”

City Sports files for bankruptcy, says it will sell itself off or close down

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

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

Samer Shkeer, a Syrian refugee, prays after crossing the Mediterranean to the shore of Skala Sykamnia on the island of Lesbos, Greece, on Sept. 11.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Perilous crossings

Globe photographer Craig F. Walker documented the plight of refugees and migrants looking for a better life in Greece.


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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.



//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.