Journalist James Foley in a 2011 file photo.

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.

Medicaid insurers prod state on funds

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

The scene at the Market Basket in Haverhill on Monday reflected the chain’s situation: Customers are boycotting, employees are not working, and financial losses are mounting.

Shirley Leung

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.

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.

Alex Romanowicz worked on a door in Cambridge on a street with many home construction projects under way.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

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.

Democratic gubernatorial candidates Donald Berwick, Martha Coakley, and Steven Grossman were at Stonehill College Tuesday.

Democratic candidates for governor spar in debate

Martha Coakley, Steve Grossman and Donald Berwick talked about a range of topics ahead of the Sept. 9 primary.

Texas Governor Rick Perry acknowledged supporters after he was fingerprinted in Texas Tuesday. Perry stood by his veto of funds for a Texas public corruption unit.

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.

Protesters marched down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., and clashes between police and protesters continued.

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.

Opinion

Julliette Kayyem

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/19/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Hkg10090471.jpg 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.

Books

Book Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/19/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/cain150-5105.png ‘One Kick’ by Chelsea Cain

With “One Kick,” Cain introduces Kick Lannigan, a 21-year-old, lean, mean fighting machine.