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  • 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...
  • Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep

    Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep
    Since my wife and I moved in together 23 years ago, I've been waking up on the wrong side of the bed, because she took my side! Nevertheless, for 21 of those years, I've been a regular exerciser and rarely make it past three pages in a novel before my...
  • Chicago running coach getting back on his feet after shooting

    Chicago running coach getting back on his feet after shooting
    When Uriel Lara needs to pray, he doesn’t go to church or light a candle in his Avondale apartment. He goes to the forest preserve in suburban Willow Springs and runs 10-16 miles on the trails there. The miles don't come as easy as they used...
  • 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...
  • 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,...