N.H. town shaken by execution of James Foley

As news spread of his horrific execution at the hands of the Islamic State, residents in Rochester took the loss to heart.

Eric Holder visiting Ferguson after subdued protests

The attorney general was expected to meet with officials carrying out a federal investigation into Michael Brown’s death.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/20/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/israel1502-803.jpg Israeli strike kills wife, son of military chief, Hamas says

A spokesman says the group’s elusive military chief was not present during the strike on a Gaza Strip home.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_29Pena-1_metro.jpg Mattapan teen pleads guilty in shooting of brother

Prosecutors believe the shooting by Juanly Pena, which prompted a gun buyback effort, was an accident.

This crosswalk in front of the State House.

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Thomas Farragher | Commentary

No empathy for disabled on Beacon Hill

If the swells on Beacon Hill succeed in their courtroom challenge, people like Chris Griffin will have to wait a long time to cross the street.

Curt Schilling took part in a ceremony in May to honor the 2004 Red Sox World Series championship team at Fenway Park.

Curt Schilling reveals he was treated for mouth cancer

The former Red Sox pitcher was diagnosed with cancer in February but kept the details a secret.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shirley-4397.jpg What is the Market Basket board doing?

The all-male board can’t figure out how to get the company back on its feet. And sadly, it’s not for lack of trying.

Obituary

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/20/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/griffin150-486.jpg Corey Griffin, 27; his riches were family, friends, philanthropy

Philanthropic at an age when most focus solely on launching careers, Mr. Griffin solicited $100,000 in donations for ALS.

Opinion

Derrick Z. Jackson

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/20/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jackson.jpg White America’s racial blinders

As unjustified as the shooting of Michael Brown was, white America has barely shrugged its shoulders.

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/havas150-4366.jpg What Filene’s site looks like as new office of Havas

The top four floors of the landmark Downtown Crossing building have been transformed into offices for the ad conglomerate.