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  • It could have been worse

    The good thing about our president's talk at the Justice Department last week is that it was mainly talk. Its subject: How to limit the National Security Agency -- or maybe just national security. Thankfully, he didn't actually do anything to abolish that...
  • Terrorist threat to Olympics called hoax, still adds to Sochi tension

    Terrorist threat to Olympics called hoax, still adds to Sochi tension
    U.S. and European national teams headed to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, have received emailed threats of terrorist strikes on their athletes and supporters if they participate in the high-profile event that is Russian President Vladimir...
  • Legal battle flares over Dzhokhar Tsarnaev security measures

    Civil rights groups are now weighing in on security measures placed on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his lawyers, arguing that they are too restrictive and may be preventing the defense from adequately preparing for what may be a...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock walks again

    Erika Brannock slides to the edge of her wheelchair. She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance athletic shoes. And stands. Her thigh slides deeper into a flexible plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to a...
  • 'Whitey' Bulger sentenced to life; lawyer says he will appeal

    BOSTON--James “Whitey” Bulger will spend the rest of his life in prison, a federal judge ordered Thursday, telling the mobster that "the scope, the callousness, the depravity of your crimes are almost unfathomable." The sentencing capped a...
  • Local Boston bombing victim, family to cross marathon finish line in Charlotte

    Local Boston bombing victim, family to cross marathon finish line in Charlotte
    As they prepare to walk across the finish line at the Charlotte marathon, Boston bombing victim Erika Brannock and her family will gather Friday night for a benefit dinner to help offset a mountain of medical bills. Brannock, a 29-year-old Towson...
  • Boston bombing survivor: 'We're not afraid to be back at the finish line'

    Boston bombing survivor: 'We're not afraid to be back at the finish line'
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With her wheelchair pushed aside, Erika Brannock gripped her walker and moved slowly toward the Thunder Road 5K finish line. Inside, her brother-in-law, Michael Gross, was bursting with pride to see Brannock walking with a...
  • Peter Gammons compares Alex Rodriguez to Boston marathon bombers

    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has drawn plenty of ire in the baseball world as he continues to fight his 211-game suspension from Major League Baseball for allegedly using performance-enhancing drugs. But MLB Network analyst Peter...
  • Trotting with a team

    Trotting with a team
    Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training. He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
  • Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet

    Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet
    The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
  • Top 10 most-talked-about people, topics on Facebook in 2013 [Photos]

    Top 10 most-talked-about people, topics on Facebook in 2013 [Photos]
    What do Pope Francis, the royal baby and Miley Cyrus all have in common? They each made it into Facebook's "Most Talked About in 2013" list. To celebrate the end of 2013, Facebook released a number of end-of-year lists on Monday. The lists include the...