How prosthetic legs work
Boston-area kids events
THE FRESH BEAT BAND: LIVE IN CONCERT! Kiki, Marina, Twist, and Shout perform songs including “Here We Go,” “A Friend Like You,” “Bananas,” and “Just Like A Rockstar.” Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. $24.50-$44.50. Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, 290 Northern Ave., Boston. 800-745-3000. www.livenation.com
Market Basket sides hammering out final details
The agreement in place would sell the grocery chain to Arthur T. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion, according to sources.
Steve Grossman to tap own wealth for TV ads
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Grossman is putting up $200,000 of his own money to bolster a final-week advertising blitz.
Colleges enlist apps to combat assaults on campus
An array of mobile apps aim at helping college students navigate their way out of dangerous situations.
Inquiry into Bridgewater death ordered
A special prosecutor will conduct a criminal investigation into the death of a mental health patient at Bridgewater State Hospital.
For Hamas and Israel, truce does little to resolve myriad problems
Israeli and Palestinian leaders reached an open-ended cease-fire agreement that left unresolved the broader issues underpinning the conflict.
Aprons inspire a jump-start in the kitchen
Put yourself on the best-dressed list — for the kitchen, that is. All you need is a serious apron.
Patriots just aren’t sentimental
Despite Logan Mankins’s stature and accomplishments, Bill Belichick wanted to trade him too soon rather than too late.
Government seeks proposals for Kendall Square complex
The Volpe transportation complex is poised for a dramatic transformation under a federal plan to redevelop the Cambridge property.
High-end hotel adds suite dedicated to The Rat
The Hotel Commonwealth, located in a high-end property built on the site of the late legendary punk club, will unveil a suite in its honor.
IG: Shoddy care by VA didn’t cause Phoenix deaths
Government investigators found plenty of problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix.
Ukraine says peace plan has support of other nations
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said early Wednesday that he has support for a peace plan from leaders who attended a summit meeting in Minsk.
Boston school drivers appear ready to work
Officials said almost all routes are covered for Wednesday morning, and drivers are signing up for next week.
My apron obsession
Food editor Sheryl Julian can tell you the exact moment when her apron obsession began: In a classroom in cooking school in London.
Baker, Fisher debate the way forward
In a discussion Monday, the two Republican gubernatorial candidates laid out starkly different strategies for how to rebuild the party in Mass.
Partners HealthCare developing offices in Somerville
The company has agreed to pay Somerville more than $1 million a year when it moves to the new offices.
The Bancroft a steakhouse successfully reimagined
Many “modern steakhouses” attempt to refresh the genre. The Burlington spot succeeds.
Mass. home sales fell in July while prices went up
A lack of properties continued to hamper the local housing market.
Your strategy was wrong, Mr. President
President Obama’s foreign policy didn’t lead where he expected it to, and there’s no shame in admitting it.
Obama gathers allies to widen assault on Islamic State
The United States has begun to mobilize a broad coalition of allies behind potential military action in Syria.