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Chasing Bayla

Biologist Michael Moore had waited all day — really, all his life — for the whale to surface, the suffering giant he thought he could save, that science had to save. It had come down to this.

R.I. man who survived Ebola grateful for his recovery

Ashoka Mukpo, 33, said he’s about 75 percent restored to full health after experiencing the worst illness of his life.


Boston police collides with another vehicle in Roslindale

The cruiser and one other vehicle collided near the Forest Hills cemetery just before 5 p.m., police said.

Resident, police officer hospitalized after exposure to unidentified odor in Topsfield

The pair experienced dizziness believed to be caused by a mysterious odor in the resident’s home Saturday morning, officials said.

Lincoln, N.H.

Man and woman found dead in Lincoln, N.H.

Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Lincoln, N.H., according to the New Hampshire attorney general’s office.

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Dr. Edy Kim and nurses Deb Buonopane and Catherine Robinson put on extra gloves during training.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

With Ebola looming, a visit to the no-mistake zone

At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, medical teams learned how to protect themselves from the virus.

Jorge Pereira works at sorting bottles and cans at a redemption center in East Boston.

Thomas Farragher

Bottle bill opponents overplayed their hand

Like most of you, I was ready to vote against Question 2. Then came the deceit.

Coakley strikes a defiant note as polls tip

A senior campaign adviser said the Globe poll that showed Baker as well ahead was an “outlier.”

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Walsh vetoes City Council pay raise

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh vetoed a $20,000 raise for city councilors Friday, saying it needs “further independent analysis.”

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Information about victims of homicides in Boston in 2014.

The 2014 election

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Kevin Cullen

Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Special Report: The Longest Road


At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.


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// Patrick’s legacy shows dents

As the candidates running for governor try to match his electoral success, Deval Patrick gets mixed reviews from voters.

Globe Investigation: Shadow Campus


The Globe investigation of off-campus housing in Boston revealed a collision of greed, neglect, and mismanagement.

Arrest of Aaron Hernandez



Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with the murder of Dorchester man Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.