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  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Dad of boy who died speaks

    5 P.M. The father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing says the color of his son's skin told him there was no chance for survival. Bill Richard is the father of Martin Richard, the youngest of three people who died that day....
  • FBI plotted arrest of al-Qaida propagandist, but dropped plan

    WASHINGTON A North Carolina blogger who became a major propagandist for al-Qaida before he was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen was a subject of close FBI surveillance for years and a much bigger concern for U.S. authorities than previously known,...
  • One City Marathon to expose Newport News' economic assets, history

    One City Marathon to expose Newport News' economic assets, history
    NEWPORT NEWS — When more than 1,900 runners come barreling down the streets of Newport News next Sunday for the inaugural One City Marathon, they'll be traversing through some of city's most mature neighborhoods and diverse commerce districts...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    French, Belgian among 5 killed in attack on restaurant popular with foreigners in Mali capital A masked gunman sprayed bullets in a restaurant popular with foreigners in Mali's capital early Saturday, killing five people including a French person and a...
  • 3 tell of gruesome injuries, death at Boston Marathon

    A woman who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing described feeling as if she were in a horror movie: wounded people all around her, including someone covered with soot, dazed and "walking around like a zombie." At the federal death penalty trial...
  • Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon

    With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he looked down at his son's pale, torn body and realized he wouldn't...
  • Countdown to Naperville marathon begins with Feb. 28 registration

    Countdown to Naperville marathon begins with Feb. 28 registration
    The calendar says the final weeks of winter are still a month away, which makes the idea of running a marathon some pretty impressive forward thinking. But organizers of the 2015 Naperville race, recently renamed the "Heathy Driven Naperville Marathon"...
  • Nancy Krupienski: Nurse, mom and volunteer

    Nancy Krupienski: Nurse, mom and volunteer
    Nancy Krupienski is a night shift nurse at Vernon Manor, who has previously worked as a visiting nurse, an OB-GYN nurse at Manchester Memorial Hospital and a medical-surgical nurse at Rockville General Hospital. While some question why she picked the...
  • Recovered from broken hip, New Yorker wins Disney Princess Half Marathon

    Recovered from broken hip, New Yorker wins Disney Princess Half Marathon
    Her hip healing, her mind reeling, Lauren Passell wondered whether she ever would run again. She lay around her apartment in New York as her body mended, her plans to run the 2014 Disney World Marathon scuttled by a stress fracture that turned more...
  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Victim says she saw pal die

    5:10 P.M. A spectator at the 2013 Boston Marathon has testified that she watched her close friend die on the pavement next to her after the first bomb exploded. Karen Rand McWatters spoke Wednesday at the federal death penalty trial of Boston bomber...
  • 'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

    The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it. In a blunt opening statement at the nation's biggest terrorism trial in nearly 20 years,...