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.

Cloe Poisson/The Hartford Courant via AP

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.

// Did NASA just change your zodiac sign?

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

Chicago Cub fans have suffered at Wrigley Field since 1908.

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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.

// 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.

// Boston says it does not need to apply taxi regulations to Uber, Lyft

Boston says it will not have to change its regulations for taxis to include ride-for-hire firms such as Uber.

Boston school construction project delayed

The Boston Public Schools is putting a controversial school construction project on hold.

Home health company, executives indicted in health care fraud

A grand jury charged Compassionate Homecare Inc. with allegedly defrauding the state’s Medicaid program of more than $800,000.

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.”

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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.

// 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.”

// 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.

// 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.

// 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.

// Amazon ships first order from new Fall River warehouse

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

// 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.

Boston, MA - 9/30/2016 - Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) was presented a painting by noted artist Peter Max during an on field pre game ceremony. The Boston Red Sox take on the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 1 of a 3 game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 01Sox-Jays, LOID: 8.3.162690360.

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Ortiz honored for charity work in pregame ceremony

A group of children who received what in some cases was life-saving surgery from the David Ortiz Children’s Fund were on the field to represent the 563 children who have been helped.

Peter Abraham

// 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.

// 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 Jack Mcgowan (42) and teammates celebrate after McGowan's long run for a touchdown run early in 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 updates

Xaverian at Catholic Memorial, King Philip at Mansfield, and Lexington at Reading are among this week’s top matchups.

Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

// 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'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“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.