Nomination for surgeon general languishes

Politicians in both parties oppose the appointment of Dr. Vivek Murthy, a physician at Brigham and Women’s hospital.

Officials in Keene, N.H., addressed the media on Monday.

Officials will review images of unrest in Keene, N.H.

Authorities said they made dozens of arrests during the weekend of the Keene Pumpkin Festival.

Chinese company is top bidder to build Red, Orange line cars

The Chinese company would construct a factory in Springfield to build the cars.

// R.I. man with Ebola expected to head home soon

Doctors at a hospital in Nebraska where the man is being treated said they’re waiting for the CDC to confirm that he is free of Ebola.

In his Warwick, R.I., home, Vinny Paz is surrounded by memorabilia from his prizefighting days. Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld

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Vinny Paz’s story going from canvas to silver screen

The former champ’s comeback from a car accident will be the subject of a movie, aptly titled, “Bleed for This.”

Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is hitting .326 this postseason as he chases his third championship ring in five years. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


This World Series is for overachievers

Neither the Royals nor the Giants won 90 games this year but both teams caught fire in the playoffs.

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At first impression, Apple Pay is lovable but limited

Apple Pay, launched today, lets iPhone 6 users buy items at thousands of retail outlets by tapping a payment terminal.

The New Bedford Harbor shows a mix of industry, fishing, pleasure boats and renewable energy.

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What is it like to live in New Bedford?

Once known as “the city that lit the world,” New Bedford is on the way to becoming “the city that kept the lights on.”

// Think you’re eating healthy? You’re probably not.

At Food Boot Camp, one reporter realized that what she had been told her whole life about food was a lie.