Second Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola

The health care worker had provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the US.

State strives to calm Ebola fears

Governor Patrick emphasized that there have been no confirmed cases of the disease in Mass., but underscored the preparations taken by the state.

Investigators checked a trash can at Boston Common following the stabbing of two park rangers.

2 rangers stabbed on Boston Common

A homeless man with a ?violent criminal past? was arrested after allegedly stabbing both rangers repeatedly in an unprovoked attack.

With funding low, many can?t get legal aid for poor

State legal aid groups turned away nearly two-thirds of people qualifying for assistance, a study found.

Reublican Karyn Polito in Roslindale (left) and Democrat Steve Kerrigan in Franklin.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff; Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

Oft-overlooked, Polito, Kerrigan go all out to become lieutenant governor

Far from the main-stage, Karyn Polito and Steve Kerrigan have been campaigning in half-empty cafes and livestock expos, trying to make an impression.

A customer receives Manicube?s signature manicure service, Everyday Mani.

Thumbs up, down for mobile manicures

A startup that sends manicurists to offices highlights differences between the old and new economies.

Thomas Farragher

Put our kids in, coach

Positive Coaching Alliance, a national nonprofit, is working to make character building, not winning, the cornerstone of youth and high school athletics.

The Giants' Gregor Blanco lays down a bunt in the 10th inning that was thrown away to produce the winning run. Jose Luis Villegas/AP/Sacramento Bee

Dan Shaughnessy

It?s easy to love these scrappy Giants

The Giants did it again Tuesday with an extra-innings win in Game 3 of the NLCS.

// Prosecutor says remains show Blackstone infants probably born alive

The remains of two infants found the home allegedly had on clothes and diapers, indicating they may have been alive for a time.