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  • Choosing a biased Boston Marathon jury

    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...
  • Why Boston Marathon bomber probably won't get the death penalty

    Why Boston Marathon bomber probably won't get the death penalty
    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...
  • Paris violence may portend upmanship between Al Qaeda group, Islamic State

    Paris violence may portend upmanship between Al Qaeda group, Islamic State
    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...
  • Girls Cross Country Runner Of The Year ELLIE JEAN: Going Far On Different Trail

    Girls Cross Country Runner Of The Year<br>ELLIE JEAN: Going Far On Different Trail
    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. ELLIE JEAN COVENTRY   CLASS: Senior COACH: Ed Grace ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Won Class SS...
  • Bid decision gives USOC chance to pick long-term partner

    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. Leaders from...
  • Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo's doping hearing to be held in Kenya

    Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo's doping hearing to be held in Kenya
    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...
  • Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?

    Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?
    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...
  • Jury selection to begin for Boston bombing suspect

    Jury selection to begin for Boston bombing suspect
    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...
  • Boston Marathon trial set to start unless appellate court intervenes

    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...
  • An American triumph in Boston

    An American triumph in Boston
    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...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Via Marathon, Run for the Red Marathon registration

    VIA MARATHON 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...