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  • 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...
  • Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half Marathon, Festival

    Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half Marathon, Festival
    There's nothing funny about running a half marathon. For most people, it takes months of hard work, sweat, aches and pains. And despite the desire to "just finish" a 13.1 mile run, there's the added pressure to meet your training goal or set a...
  • For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations

     For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations
    HARTFORD — Among the runners from around the world who participated in the 21st annual NU Hartford Marathon Saturday, Jaclyn Marino, 33, of Berlin, was a first-time finisher. After having two children, Marino began exercising to lose her baby...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Prosecutor: Friend of accused Boston bomber lied repeatedly

    Prosecutor: Friend of accused Boston bomber lied repeatedly
    A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to investigators before eventually confessing about his activities in the days after the attack, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday. Defense lawyers have argued that Robel Phillipos, 21,...
  • Registration open for Surf City event

    Registration is underway for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon. The annual event is Feb. 1 (Super Bowl Sunday) on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. The race draws more than 21,000 participants each year and serves as a...
  • 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, 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...