First Ebola case diagnosed in US

The patient, described by the CDC as “critically ill,” is being kept in isolation at a Dallas hospital, officials said.

New transit station to connect Allston to downtown

The tentatively titled West Station is meant to help transform the huge swath of land near the Allston Brighton tolls.

// Hernandez lawyers seek to move trial out of Bristol County

Lawyers want the trial moved “outside the boundaries of the Boston media market,” citing “poisonous” coverage.

Obama rode elevator with armed man, report says

President Obama rode an elevator with an armed individual who had three criminal convictions, a report says.

// Lawmakers blast Secret Service director at hearing

Julia Pierson’s promised review of the agency and a recent security breach left lawmakers from both parties cold.

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) is tackled by New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Curtis Lofton (50) during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)


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Patriots should have done more this offseason

The Patriots made a lot of moves in the offseason, but were they the right moves?

Monday night’s one-sided loss had Bill Belichick looking downcast. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff


Patriots went down hard, and there’s a lot of piling on

Listening to the fallout from Monday’s loss made your ears bleed. It was a field day for Patriot haters.

Movie Review

// Coming to the screen, ‘Gone Girl’ doesn’t go anywhere

The much-anticipated adaptation, starring Ben Affleck, is a brilliantly unsettling exercise in nothing ever quite coming together.

Shirley Leung

Steve Tocco takes a victory lap on Wynn win

Perhaps one of the biggest gambles Steve Wynn ever made was trusting Steve Tocco.

// Ex-Belmont businessman arrested on fraud charges

Jack Cranney was arrested in Texas for allegedly stealing $6 million in investments from 15 of his clients.

Double Shot

My Morning Cup

// How does James Rosen take his coffee?

The chief Washington correspondent for Fox News shares his coffee drinking habits.