No deathbed confession in Gardner heist

In this April 20, 2015, file photo, Robert Gentile is brought into the federal courthouse in a wheelchair for a continuation of a hearing.

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An attorney rushed to a South Carolina hospital where Robert Gentile is near death Friday, but did not get any new information.

Union representing janitors averts strike

A strike that would have hit several thousand office buildings in the Boston area was averted late Friday.

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NASA says astrology is not astronomy. But the space agency’s take on changes to the zodiac still set off a Twitter storm.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/cubs143.jpg Next year is this year, long-suffering Cubs fans proclaim

It has been 108 years since the Chicago North Siders won a world championship, the longest drought for any major sports club.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/23/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_bridge3_biz.jpg GE plan to demolish historic bridge runs into neighborhood resistance

Plans for General Electric’s new headquarters complex in Fort Point have run into a speed bump.

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Paula Johnson became the first African-American president of Wellesley College when she was inaugurated Friday.

NASA

Matthew strengthens into Category 5 hurricane in Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew grew into a powerful Category 5 storm late Friday as it crossed the Caribbean Sea.

Worcester man held without bail after allegedly assaulting 3-year-old nephew

Taj McDonald was watching the boy before police found him with “trauma to the face and neck area.”

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz and Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts celebrated with a leaping fist bump after Ortiz's two-run home run during the seventh inning.

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RED SOX 5, BLUE JAYS 3

Ortiz does it again with home run to lift Red Sox

Honored before the game, Ortiz proceeded to break a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning with a two-run homer.

Peter Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/29/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_ortiz1_spts-10134.jpg One final season

From spring training to the playoffs, Globe Red Sox beat writer Peter Abraham documented key moments from David Ortiz’s last season on the field.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/2016-09-30T234800Z_1261864769_S1BEUEJDUUAA_RTRMADP_3_USA-ELECTION-TRUMP.jpg For Trump, more undisciplined campaigning

Publicly airing grudges against a former beauty queen, in the middle of the night, is certainly unprecedented in presidential politics.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/CurleyCommunityCenter1-002.jpg Family of Kyzr Willis says it’s still waiting for information

The mayor’s office said the city could not comment due to “an ongoing internal investigation.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_nathancarman4_met.jpg Authorities search home of woman missing after fishing trip with son

Linda Carman is presumed dead as questions emerge about the fishing trip she took with her son.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/52f6883e29074c19847382267ec6c102-52f6883e29074c19847382267ec6c102-0.jpg How a really fat cat in N.H. became Internet famous

Logan, a 31-pound cat, has become an Internet superstar after a video of him waddling about went viral.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_30hunt9_MET.jpg Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation official resigns

DCR’S deputy commissioner Matt Sisk resigned Friday, following a string of damaging revelations about the agency.

Photos: 32nd All New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

The competition was held at the Topsfield Fair on Friday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/ryan_toll-increase-3-_met-7003615%20-%20Copy.jpg Massachusetts Turnpike toll plazas will start to fall in late October

The toll plazas on the Massachusetts Turnpike and Tobin Bridge will soon be demolished.

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The internet retailer’s 1 million-square-foot facility is officially in business.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/StanStec_01charlestown02_biz.jpg Review of massive ‘One Charlestown’ project begins

Developers have proposed replacing an aging public housing complex with a new mixed-income neighborhood of 3,200 apartments and condos.

West Roxbury, MA - 9/23/2016 - Catholic Memorial's Jack Mcgowan (42) rumbles for a long touchdown run, the only score during the first half. Brockton at Catholic Memorial High School football. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Emily McCarthy, Topic: 24Brockton, LOID: 8.3.105518940.

Week 4 high school football results

Friday’s top games included Everett-Billerica, Xaverian-Catholic Memorial, and Lexington-Reading.

Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight9090-11856.jpg The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

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Big Picture

Big Papi

Red Sox slugger David Oritz closes out his regular season career this weekend at Fenway Park.