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  • Obama Calls Sony Hack 'Cyber Vandalism,' Not Act of War

    President Barack Obama told CNN that North Korea's hack attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is an act of "cyber vandalism," not an act of war. Despite the tens of millions of dollars in damage to the studio's business operations and threats of...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
  • Mount Dora Half-Marathon draws 1,300 runners including elite Brazilian runner

    Mount Dora Half-Marathon draws 1,300 runners including elite Brazilian runner
    MOUNT DORA — Runners will load up on carbs and doublecheck their shoelaces before taking off to enjoy sunny skies, rolling hills and waterfront views this weekend during the third annual Mount Dora Half-Marathon, 5K and fun-run. Close to 1,300...
  • Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample

    Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample
    Rita Jeptoo is one step closer to losing her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and nearly $600,000 in prize money from her Chicago victory and the World Marathon Majors series for doping. The Kenyan track and field federation, Athletics Kenya,...
  • President Obama: Sony Made a 'Mistake' In Pulling 'The Interview'

    President Obama on Friday said that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in pulling the movie "The Interview." The president spoke just hours after the FBI announced that North Korea was responsible for the cyber-attack on the studio. "Yes, I...
  • Accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev speaks in federal court

    Accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev speaks in federal court
    The Boston Marathon bombing suspect, in his first court appearance in more than a year, told a judge on Thursday that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21,...
  • Friend of accused Boston bomber may plead guilty in gun, drug case

    A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with possessing a gun that prosecutors believe may have been used by the suspects in the 2013 attack may change his plea in the case to guilty, according to a court filing. Stephen...
  • Rape article controversy has plunged Rolling Stone into its deepest crisis

    Rape article controversy has plunged Rolling Stone into its deepest crisis
    The story featured a sympathetic protagonist, some powerful accused villains and allegations of the most unspeakable kind. In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-...
  • Time capsule buried by Paul Revere, Sam Adams in 1795 unearthed

    Time capsule buried by Paul Revere, Sam Adams in 1795 unearthed
    Corrosion, degradation and decay destroy a lot of history, but Massachusetts officials can thank the elements for helping uncover the past. In a damp ceremony of discovery Thursday, snow-flecked excavators in Boston retrieved a time capsule whose...
  • Columbia's king of holiday lights plans his grand finale

    At the peak of December’s annual pilgrimage to Beaverbrook, 500 vehicles an hour slowly snake along the Columbia neighborhood’s streets and spill out onto Clarksville Pike en route to one brightly lit house. Holiday lighting fans from across...
  • Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury

    Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury
    The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday. The details...