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  • The best response to this year's most offensive Halloween costumes

    The best response to this year's most offensive Halloween costumes
    Halloween: formerly a holiday for exercising your pumpkin-based creativity, bonding with your peculiarly dressed pals and, most importantly, getting a boatload of free candy, is not-so-slowly cementing its status as a race to the bottom. From sexy Ebola...
  • Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says

    Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says
    Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, died on Thursday at age 71 from cancer, his family said in a statement. Menino, a Democrat, ran New England's largest city for two decades before...
  • PBS, CBS Are Biggest Winners At Emmys For News, Documentaries

    PBS and CBS took home the most Emmys Tuesday night for news and documentaries, while ABC's "Nightline" won three of the awards in various categories - the only other outlet to win more than two awards at the event. The National Academy of Television Arts...
  • Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo reportedly fails doping test

    Marathon officials have postponed an awards ceremony amid news that Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo tested positive for a banned substance prior to her victory at the Chicago Marathon earlier this month. The World Marathon Majors, which oversees a series of...
  • Thomas Menino dies at 71; Boston's longest-serving mayor

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry

    Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry
    They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson. They knew each other as statistics. Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...