Efforts to regulate CEO pay gain traction

A movement to pass laws limiting the earnings of top executives is gaining momentum as the wage gap widens.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/north-station-3989.jpg New 38-story apartment tower signals North Station shift

The new 415-foot tower will be the first of several to rise around the TD Garden.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/maeda_28casinogroundgame_met2.jpg Yes on Question 3: Pull the plug on flawed casino law

The law, passed in a moment of economic desperation, was a mistake for the Commonwealth, the editorial board writes.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/03282012_28grossman_photo1-8226089.jpg Yes on Question 4: Earned sick time for all

The measure is a welcome opportunity for Massachusetts to lead, the editorial board writes.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/04463174.jpg Jack Bruce, bassist of Cream, dies at 71

A statement released by Bruce’s family announced the death Saturday, saying ‘‘the world of music will be a poorer place without him.”

Chasing Bayla

Michael Moore had waited all day — really, all his life — for the whale to surface, the suffering giant that science had to save.

Chris and Sarah Nelson use the “Estonian Hold” to perfection.

Couples go to extremes in wife-carrying contest

The men rocketed up a rugged obstacle course, navigating over boulders, traversing through mud, and wading through thigh-deep water.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

World Series isn’t what it used to be

I blame no one. It’s evolution. Baseball is too long and slow for modern attention spans.

Can grown-ups find happiness at Universal’s Harry Potter world?

From the moment you enter the two Harry Potter lands in Universal’s Orlando theme parks, you are thoroughly enchanted.

Ronny (Tyler Ritter, center) is the only person in the family who isn\'t crazy about sports while everyone else including from left to right: Marjorie (Laurie Metcalf), Sean (Jimmy Dunn), Jackie (Kelen Coleman), Arthur (Jack McGee) and Gerard (Joey McIntyre) are obsessed, on THE McCARTHYS premiering Thursday, Oct. 30 (9:30 ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS Ì?å©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 21mccarthys

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‘The McCarthys’ hits close to home for Boston creator

“The McCarthys” is a new Boston-set CBS comedy loosely based on creator and Dedham native Brian Gallivan’s own family.