Wayfair shares soar on first day of public trading

Shares in Wayfair rose 23 percent in the Boston e-tailer’s first hour on the New York Stock Exchange.

Martha Coakley was joined at a press conference by Deborah Eapen (left), mother of Matthew Eapen, who died while in the care of Au Pair Louise Woodward, and State Rep. Jim O'Da (right).

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Coakley ‘disgusted’ by TV ad, calls on Baker to condemn it

The ad by an outside group accuses the Democratic attorney general of not doing enough to protect children.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/ebola150-1374.jpg About 80 in Texas being monitored for Ebola symptoms

Officials are focusing on containment in trying to stem the possibility of the virus spreading beyond Thomas Eric Duncan.

First-graders at private Shady Hill School in Cambridge learn basic algorithmic thinking and teamwork as they figure out how to make programmable robotic toys move.

Porter Gifford

Magazine | The Education Issue

How can we get young students into robotics?

Robotics is the 21st century’s newest must-study subject. So how can schools get more students exposed?

Blackstone will move forward to demolish the house.

Officials meeting over future of Blackstone home

Contractors were to visit the property Thursday to scope out the work needed to remove the house.

A rendering of a 47-story office tower, one of six buildings proposed for Government Center site.

High hopes raised for Government Center project

A 528-foot curved-glass skyscraper would be one of six buildings in the commercial-residential project.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/saugus150-10369.jpg Saugus sex assault suspect was freed in earlier cases

A judge previously declined to hold a man now charged with participating in an alleged sexual assault captured on Snapchat.

Double Shot

My Morning Cup

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Jeff%20Miller.jpg What are coffee habits of a Dunkin’ Donuts executive chef?

Jeff Miller, Dunkin’ Donuts executive chef and vice president of culinary innovation, shares some of his coffee rituals.