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  • 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...
  • Kenya's Kipsang, Keitany win New York City Marathon titles

    Kenya's Kipsang, Keitany win New York City Marathon titles
    Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men's and women's races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch,...
  • 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...
  • Naperville marathon expands after registration more than doubles

    Naperville marathon expands after registration more than doubles
    The second annual Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday will have more than twice as many runners as the inaugural race and will feature several new amenities. "Safety is always a big concern, so we're going to have more runner...
  • A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race

    A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race
    MANCHESTER — In the first few years of her running career, Cynthia (Wadsworth) Lorenzoni did her best to not run on roads. "I hid in the woods," Lorenzoni said. "Nobody saw me running. Women weren't running then. It was weird. And I was in high...
  • Junior Achievement president killed

    Family members and friends bid a tearful farewell to Melissa Aiello, president of Coconut Creek-based Junior Achievement of South Florida, who succumbed to injuries she sustained when hit by a car while jogging. Aiello, 60, was jogging eastbound on Royal...
  • Friend of Boston bombing suspect convicted of lying

    A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Tuesday of two counts of lying to the FBI and faces up to 16 years in prison for trying to thwart a federal terrorism investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, Mass.,...
  • Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict

    Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict
    A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of lying to authorities in a terrorism investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm...
  • Meb Keflezighi, NBA greats to highlight New York City Marathon

    The 2014 New York City Marathon will have plenty of star power when runners depart from the starting line this weekend. Meb Keflezighi, who last spring became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in more than three decades, will highlight...
  • As details emerge about shooter, Canada ponders security

    As U.S. military forces have engaged in more than a decade of war across the Middle East, America has found an unwavering partner in Canada, a country with an otherwise peaceful image. Now, after two deadly attacks launched against members of the...
  • Briefs: DeGroot reaches 1,000 digs for Kean

    Junior defensive specialist Lisa DeGroot of Laguna Beach, a junior defensive specialist on the Kean University (Union, N.J.) women's volleyball team, became the fourth player in Kean history to reach 1,000 digs during the Cougars' recent matches against...