Market Basket halts pay to senior employees

The company’s CEOs sent letters threatening to withhold pay from middle managers unless they show up for work on Monday.

ideas

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/FINAL2.jpg Is ‘shareholder value’ bad for business?

It sounds like great management philosophy—but critics say we need to get back to a broader vision of the purpose of corporations.

Obama blasts Congress for not doing enough

The president said Congress has blocked steps that would maintain economic momentum or even accelerate the recovery.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/israel150-1903.jpg Israel pushes deeper into Gaza in search for abducted soldier

At least 140 Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers were killed in the fierce fighting that quickly shattered a cease-fire.

Meriam Ibrahim held her baby girl after landing from Khartoum at Ciampino’s military airport on the outskirts of Rome last week. The 27-year-old is now with her family in New Hampshire.

Freed Sudanese woman begins new life in N.H.

Meriam Ibrahim drew global attention when she was sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her faith.

After trading John Lackey (left), Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes and others, the Red Sox swapped players with an average age of 32 for players with an average age of 27.

Evan Horowitz

In baseball, 30 is over the hill

The Red Sox took a chance in trading away older but proven stars like Jon Lester and John Lackey, but the numbers are on the team’s side.

A fan was pretty pleased to get a selfie with new Red Sox outfielder Allen Craig before Friday’s game.

Allen Craig looking for better memories at Fenway Park

The newly acquired Red Sox outfielder’s last trip to Boston ended with a loss in the last game of the World Series.

Innovation Economy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/skirsner-8208--90x90.png Is Bose up to a challenge from Apple?

When Apple announces it is entering your business, it’s a bad day for any executive. For Bose president Bob Maresca, that day came on May 28.

Opinion

opinion | ward sutton

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0801sutton2-1739--90x90.jpg Arizona to Mexico?

New York-based cartoonist and illustrator Ward Sutton examines immigration along the US-Mexico border.

Movies

Movie Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/galaxy150-6682.jpg Goofballs in space in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Marvel hooked us on a screwy feeling months ago, and here they make good on the tease.