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The road to the finish line

Along the way
Finish line

Texts and information by Jenna Russell, David Filipov, Steve Wilmsen, Patricia Wen, Geoff Edgers, David Abel, Michael Rezendes, Sarah Schweitzer, Steven A. Rosenberg

Chiqui Esteban, Javier Zarracina/Globe Staff

N.H.-bound Rick Perry set to capitalize on indictment

In an odd political twist, Perry’s clash with the law may be his best selling point in New Hampshire.

Militants execute New Hampshire war correspondent

The Islamic State militant group said in a video that James Foley’s beheading was retaliation for US airstrikes in Iraq.

Solution still eludes Market Basket board

The grocery chain’s board of directors has the power and responsibility to solve the impasse, and they haven’t done so.

Home remodeling rebounds as economy improves

The growing economy, rising home values, and low interest rates are giving homeowners the confidence and cash to spruce up.

Medicaid insurers prod state on funds

Companies that insure Medicaid patients are pressing the state to boost health payments for low-income residents.

Bad policy, bad policing

The police response in Ferguson violated the cardinal rules of security in the homeland: Flexibility and a capacity to pivot are key.

Millennials on the land

Laura Olive Sackton, 28, is part of a growing number of young farmers who are trading college acceptance letters for apprenticeships on the land.

White America’s racial blinders

As unjustified as the shooting of Michael Brown was, and as much as it has dominated the news, white America has barely shrugged its shoulders.

Witness accounts of shooting in Missouri differ

Some witnesses say Michael Brown moved toward the police officer, but others say he was not moving and may have had his hands up.

Rockets shatter cease-fire for Hamas, Israel

Another Gaza cease-fire collapsed Tuesday when Palestinian militants fired rockets into southern Israel.

Family of BU student killed in fire prepares lawsuit

The complaint accuses the landlord and brokers of renting an illegal apartment with insufficient exits and a faulty fire alarm.

State’s robocalls over debts widely denounced

Consumer advocates, lawyers, and a candidate for attorney general called the state’s efforts unfair and harsh.

League to test zeal for fitness competitions

The Boston Iron, one of eight charter member teams in the new National Pro Grid League, starts its inaugural season Sunday.

FDA okays Genzyme pill for Gaucher disease

Federal regulators approved an experimental capsule that could become the top-selling pill to treat a rare genetic disorder.

No progress evident in Market Basket standoff

Several vendors have detailed overpayments by the grocery chain as the stalemate remained quiet Tuesday.

Parla is a little speakeasy with big ambitions

The North End spot has big dreams and good ideas. Now it needs focus.

Ukraine forces continue advance

Ukrainian forces pushed deeper into territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels Tuesday.

US changing rules for no-fly list of terrorism suspects

The decision comes after a federal judge’s ruling that there was no meaningful way to challenge the designation.

What did Hillary mean? Depends whom you ask

Hillary Clinton’s recent remarks on President Obama’s foreign policy have been interpreted in different ways.

Rejected marijuana firm gaining support

Local leaders are pleading the case of a medical marijuana company that the state rejected for allegedly misrepresenting support.

World’s biggest fish market may end up as casino

MGM Resorts International has scouted the world’s biggest fish market as a potential site for the casino resort it wants to build in Japan.

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