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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.

Elizabeth Warren rallies for Jeanne Shaheen in N.H.

The two are attending events in Durham, Concord, and Keene to kick off Shaheen’s ‘‘get out the vote’’ effort.

Two people stabbed in South Boston early this morning

Boston police are investigating the stabbings of two people in South Boston early this morning, police said.

26-year-old woman hit by car in Brockton dies, officials say

A woman has died after being hit by a car in Brockton on Wednesday, prosecutors said.

Judge rules UMass rape defendants can be tried together

Four men charged with raping a University of Massachusetts student in her Amherst dorm room two years ago can be tried together, a judge has ruled.

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

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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

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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.

Capital

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

Globe Investigation: Shadow Campus

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

Arrest of Aaron Hernandez

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