| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:01 AM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:00 PM
The lengthy jury-selection process in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the accused in the Boston Marathon bombing, isn't like ordinary jury selection: It includes an ideological litmus test.
Under federal law, the prosecution can find out if a juror...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:41 AM
This past week, lawyers for the defense and the prosecution in the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev started whittling a jury pool of 1,300 down to 18 men and women: 12 jurors and six alternates. Given the amount of visual evidence...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:45 PM
The remote Persian Gulf nation of Yemen has been frequently mentioned this week after the attack on a magazine office in Paris, especially after a spokesman for Al Qaeda's affiliate there appeared Friday to claim responsibility for the attack as...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, and they seemed transfixed by the sight of the shaggy-haired 21-year-old.
Tsarnaev, for his...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:26 AM
As some prospective jurors got their first look at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the young man accused of bombing the renowned Boston Marathon, it became clear that choosing a jury in the closely watched terror case would not be a quick or simple process. U.S....
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:13 PM
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.
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:21 PM
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-...