| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:00 PM
The lengthy jury-selection process in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the accused in the Boston Marathon bombing, isn't like ordinary jury selection: It includes an ideological litmus test.
Under federal law, the prosecution can find out if a juror...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:41 AM
This past week, lawyers for the defense and the prosecution in the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev started whittling a jury pool of 1,300 down to 18 men and women: 12 jurors and six alternates. Given the amount of visual evidence...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:45 PM
The remote Persian Gulf nation of Yemen has been frequently mentioned this week after the attack on a magazine office in Paris, especially after a spokesman for Al Qaeda's affiliate there appeared Friday to claim responsibility for the attack as...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:27 AM
ELLIE JEAN hadn't run in the cross country postseason since her freshman year because of injuries and soccer commitments, but she went out as a champion.
CLASS: Senior COACH: Ed Grace
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Won Class SS...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:13 PM
DENVER (AP) — When the leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee meet Thursday, they'll be deciding on more than a city to put in the running to host the 2024 Summer Games. They'll be picking a partner that will help shape their future.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 7:50 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenya's athletics federation will hold a hearing for Rita Jeptoo next Thursday, with the marathon runner ordered to attend along with two coaches and her agent as the East African country investigates its latest and possibly most...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:48 AM
Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, get a fair trial in the Hub? It's a profound question, but one that the framers would have found incomprehensible. Far from providing for a change of venue in high-profile cases, they...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:47 AM
His accusers brandish a confession scribbled inside a boat during an intensive manhunt and a video they say shows him placing a backpack with a bomb a few feet from a little boy who died when it exploded seconds later.
His defenders bank on the story of...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:32 PM
The judge in the Boston Marathon bombing case Friday formally denied requests to delay the trial until September and move it outside of the city, reiterating a decision he announced earlier this week.
Defense lawyers for defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 12:23 PM
About four hours after the start of the 117th Boston Marathon in 2013, I was inside a city subway car near the race’s finish line.
It wasn’t until emerging from the station in Westborough, Mass., where my hotel was, that I learned two...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 3:55 PM
1 Register now for the annual Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon, which will be Sept. 13, and you'll save yourself some money.
Fee to register is $95 through Jan. 8. The last day to register will be Aug. 9 or when the marathon is...