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  • Victims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial begins

    In the two years since twin bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon finish line, the case against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has focused on arguments over where his trial should be held, who should sit on the jury and what evidence prosecutors...
  • For marathoners, the road to Boston is caked in snow and ice

    "Bam! Bam! Bam!" That's the sickening thud Becca Pizzi says runners make when they're out training for the Boston Marathon and bite the dust. Or, more specifically, the snow. "I was running on Heartbreak Hill and people were hitting the ground so hard...
  • 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"...
  • Tsarnaev's lawyer has saved notorious clients from death

    With her arm around the young man's back, she gives him a gentle pat and leans in to whisper something to him. Judy Clarke could be his mother, with this simple, comforting gesture, but she is not. She is a defense lawyer and he is accused of bombing the...
  • AP PHOTOS: Running police keep the peace at Tokyo Marathon

    The running police made sure the Tokyo Marathon went off without a hitch. Over 60 of the officers were deployed in Sunday's race in response to concerns over threats of terrorism. They wore white vests bearing the word "POLICE." Each member ran about 10...
  • 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...
  • Trial venue change, as sought in Boston Marathon case, is rare

    Trial venue change, as sought in Boston Marathon case, is rare
    Defendants in high-profile criminal cases often look to move their trials to another county or state as a way of improving the odds of finding jurors who are not already inclined to believing they are guilty. The most recent case in point: Dzhokhar...
  • Tokyo Marathon ups security after Islamic State killings

    Organizers of this Sunday's Tokyo Marathon have promised increased security following the slaying of two Japanese hostages by the Islamic State group. "We have held anti-terrorism drills and have worked closely with the police agency so we are...
  • Ex-BLM Nevada official trains in Carson for Boston Marathon

    What do they know about hills in Boston? There are four of them near the end of the course of the Boston Marathon. They come late in the race when runners are beginning to feel the fatigue. Mark Struble is training to run that race as a member of the...
  • Stand-up Maz Jobrani on the culture of comedy

    Stand-up Maz Jobrani on the culture of comedy
    When you grow up as Maz Jobrani did, as one of the few Iranian American kids in the rich Bay Area town of Tiburon, a kid embarrassed when his dad drove him to school in a Rolls-Royce instead of a Volvo like the other parents — comedy might come...
  • Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal

    Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal
    HARTFORD — The Achievement First boys basketball coach is like most coaches of high school sports: "My job is to be the most competitive, supportive and dedicated coach I can be. My goal is to become the best coach and role model for my players."...