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  • Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins second straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon

    Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins second straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon
    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden carried memories of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, and the stories of those affected by it, with her en route to a second straight women’s wheelchair marathon victory Monday in Boston.
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    More than a dozen firefighters in Arizona died this weekend, political demonstrations in Brazil were suppressed by more than 10,000 troops, and Egypt is seeing resurgent political demonstrations of its own. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for...

    Peace Corps Week a time of reflection for former volunteers

    Peace Corps Week a time of reflection for former volunteers
    Sally Foster worked in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a health educator in the early 1960s. Mike McQuestion was stationed in the Philippines in the mid-1970s, trying to teach basic preventive medicine to mountain villagers. Chris Carneal...

    Brazilian tycoon Batista investigated for financial crimes: reports

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil´s federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday. If...

    Brazil's Rousseff looks weak, but so do her election rivals

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - With Brazil's economy struggling, a scandal at its state-run oil company and nearly three-quarters of voters saying they want change from their government, President Dilma Rousseff looks vulnerable in her bid for re-election this...