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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • America's future

    Public schools sure are a lot better now that we have Common Core! I'm glad our next generation is de-emphasizing mundane topics like math, science, reading, and writing to focus on the truly important topics, like oppression by race. Now they teach...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • Appeals court to consider request to move Boston bombing trial

    A federal appeals court will hear legal arguments next week over whether accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can get a fair trial in downtown Boston. Tsarnaev's lawyers in the death penalty case say that many potential jurors have already...
  • Slain Chicago officer awarded Medal of Valor

    Slain Chicago officer awarded Medal of Valor
    The mother and fiancee of Chicago police Officer Clifton Lewis, killed at an Austin convenience store in late 2011, accepted the Law Enforcement Medal of Valor on his behalf in a White House ceremony Wednesday. Vice President Joe Biden draped the purple-...
  • Kenyan marathon star Rita Jeptoo receives two-year ban for doping

    Kenyan marathon star Rita Jeptoo receives two-year ban for doping
    Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has been banned for two years after testing positive for the blood booster EPO, Athletics Kenya announced Friday. A Sept. 25 out-of-competition blood test revealed traces of the banned substance. Jeptoo went on to win the...
  • Friend of Tsarnaev brothers to plead guilty to destroying evidence

    Friend of Tsarnaev brothers to plead guilty to destroying evidence
    A friend of the brothers accused in the Boston Marathon bombing  plans to plead guilty to destroying evidence, federal officials confirmed Monday.  Khairullozhon Matanov's attorneys have joined federal prosecutors in asking U.S. District Court Judge...