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.

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.

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/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?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/blackstone150-10376.jpg Officials meeting over future of Blackstone home

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

//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.

ben volin | on football

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/456352782.jpg Patriots defense just as bad as offense against Chiefs

Basic tackling was among the many issues that stood out on tape in New England’s loss to Kansas City.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_neden5_spts-8500--90x90.jpg Argument may be behind benching of Patriots’ Aaron Dobson

The receiver has had at least one loud disagreement with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, according to a source.

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.