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  • 119th Boston Marathon

    Start times, with approximate number of entrants in parentheses — 8:50: mobility impaired (15); 9:17: wheelchair men (43); 9:19: wheelchair women (10); 9:22: handcycle (25); 9:32: elite women (40); 10:00: wave 1 and elite men (7,500); 10:25: wave...
  • Lori Riley: Long After Olympic Days, Marie Davenport Ready To Try Boston

    GUILFORD — One day a few years back, Marie Davenport was with her daughter Ciara at a playgroup when some of the other moms started talking about visiting Greece. One had gone on her honeymoon. Another's husband was from Greece. Had Davenport...
  • Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

    The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case. Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old son, Martin, was one of three...
  • The prison OKC bomber Terry Nichols calls home

    On April 19, 1995, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was bombed, killing 168 and injuring more than 680 people. Three conspirators were charged in connection with the bombing: Timothy McVeigh, Michael Fortier and Terry Nichols....
  • 2 years after bombs, Boston Marathon looks forward, not back

    It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to aspire to. The course has changed a dozen times or more. Women were...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    US Treasury secretary urges Greece to reach deal with creditors and avoid 'another crisis' U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would "create immediate hardship for Greece" and...
  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, April 18, the 108th day of 2015. There are 257 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 18, 1945, during World War II, famed American war correspondent Ernie Pyle, 44, was killed by Japanese gunfire on the...
  • Kendall Schler, St. Louis Marathon winner, disqualified for Boston

    Having been the first woman to cross the finish line at the GO! St. Louis Marathon, Kendall Schler received the glory others had hoped to enjoy. She was photographed with Jackie Joyner-Kersee on Sunday morning and stood to collect the $1,500 first prize....
  • On The Fly: Cubs Certain Bryant Is Ready For Majors?

    Slugger Kris Bryant, who was part of a lot of controversy because the Cubs sent him to Triple A before the start of the season so he wouldn't be eligible for free agency until after the 2021 season, finally got his major league debut. It was a flop....
  • Death for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? It's not the victims' call

    Death for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? It's not the victims' call
    A federal jury in Boston will soon decide whether to sentence Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber, to death.  Lots of people have opinions on this question, including the editorial board of this newspaper, which reiterated its view...
  • St. Louis Marathon strips winner's title, says she cheated

    Organizers of the St. Louis marathon stripped the winner of her title this week, saying she had crept onto the course late in the race for the second consecutive year to make it appear she had run all 26.2 miles. GO! St. Louis Marathon officials said 26-...