Obama condemns ‘brutal murder’ of James Foley

President Obama pledged renewed determination to confront the Islamic State militant group.

James Foley's parents John and Diane Foley, and his brother, Michael, spoke to reporters outside the family’s home in Richester, N.H.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

James Foley ‘now in God’s hands,’ father says

The slain war correspondent’s parents spoke outside the family’s home in Rochester, N.H.

US debating sending more troops to Iraq, officials say

A senior US official says the number of troops currently under discussion would be fewer than 300, but there has been no final decision yet.

INTERACTIVE GAME

Choose your own Patriots 53-man roster

Choose the players at each position and find out how you fared with a video analysis from Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy.

Meat clerk Eric Cabral, Market Basket store No. 39, Nashua.

Magazine

Anatomy of the Market Basket meltdown

Local CEOs, the former US secretary of labor, a MIT Sloan professor, and more offer their reflections on the company’s disastrous summer.

Attorney General Eric Holder arrived at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Wednesday.

Eric Holder in Ferguson after subdued protests

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

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, executive director of the Boston Public Health Commission

Boston health authorities unveil Ebola strategy

It’s extremely unlikely Ebola will show up in Boston, but officials say they’re ready if the disease appears.

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

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_parkingapps4_met.jpg City Council votes to ban parking apps

The Boston City Council passed an ordinance aimed at the startup Haystack that prohibits the selling, leasing, or reserving of public ways.