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  • Boston Marathon survivor hosts break up party for leg before amputation

    Boston Marathon survivor hosts break up party for leg before amputation
    A woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombing had her leg amputated this week after several surgeries, but before she let it go she hosted a break up party to say goodbye, according to KHOU. Rebekah DiMartino of Texas has been struggling with her...
  • Hyde: Veterans Day a time for sports to celebrate real heroes

    Hyde: Veterans Day a time for sports to celebrate real heroes
    The last time Cedric King saw his legs, he was in a shoot-out with the Taliban in Afghanistan. This was more than two years ago, and somewhere in the fire fight he stepped on what the military calls an, "improvised explosive device." "A home-made bomb, a...
  • Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe

    Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe
    It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television. The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes...
  • Naperville marathon raises funds for charities

    Naperville marathon raises funds for charities
    A crisp and chilly morning did not dampen the spirits of more than 6,000 runners taking part in the second annual Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon Sunday. With cheers, skips and fist pumping, runners took off at 7 a.m. from the...
  • TV Picks: Merv, 'Newsroom,' 'Last Patrol,' 'Worricker,' 'Poirot'

    TV Picks: Merv, 'Newsroom,' 'Last Patrol,' 'Worricker,' 'Poirot'
    "The Merv Griffin Show, 1962-1986" (MPI Home Video). Even for many of us who remember the genuine article, the image of talk show host Merv Griffin is inextricably mixed up with the impression Rick Moranis unleashed on "SCTV": "Oooo, we'llberightback."...
  • Run with two-time Boston Marathon champ

    Run with two-time Boston Marathon champ
    You're probably not going to beat him, but at least you can run for a while with a two-time Boston Marathon champ. Geoff Smith will lead a three-mile jaunt at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Runner's Edge, 3195 N. Federal Highway, in Boca Raton. The workout...
  • Chicago, Boston Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo requests 2nd drug test

    Chicago, Boston Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo requests 2nd drug test
    Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has asked for a B test after failing an out-of-competition doping test in September, officials said on Tuesday. Jeptoo met Kenyan athletics chiefs who informed her...
  • Despite Obamacare, U.S. healthcare system still dysfunctional

     Despite Obamacare, U.S. healthcare system still dysfunctional
    Obamacare was supposed to make our healthcare system friendlier to patients, and in many ways it's succeeded. But we still have a long way to go. For almost her entire life, Maria Rogers has been the picture of health. She's worked for years as a...
  • Kenya's Kipsang, Keitany win New York City Marathon titles

    Kenya's Kipsang, Keitany win New York City Marathon titles
    Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men's and women's races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch,...
  • Caroline Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut

    Caroline Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut
    NEW YORK - Caroline Wozniacki has endured many grueling matches during her professional tennis career but she said none of them compared to the test she put her body through while running the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Wozniacki, who was aided by...
  • Thomas Menino dies at 71; Boston's longest-serving mayor

    Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. His death was announced by a family spokeswoman. Menino was...