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  • U.S. expands effort to track foreign fighters in Syria: security official

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - The United States is making "enhanced and concerted efforts" to track foreign fighters in Syria who may be planning attacks on American territory, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said...
  • Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry

    Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry
    They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson. They knew each other as statistics. Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...
  • Jury selection begins for trial of accused Boston bomber's friend

    Jury selection begins for trial of accused Boston bomber's friend
    Jury selection is set to begin Monday for the trial of the last of three college friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber to face charges relating to a visit the trio made to the suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack. The trial...
  • U of I named USOC Paralympic training site

    U of I named USOC Paralympic training site
    For years, the University of Illinois has been recognized as the premier training environment for wheelchair racers in the United States. Now the United States Olympic Committee has designated the university as an official U.S. Paralympic training...
  • Despite Obamacare, U.S. healthcare system still dysfunctional

     Despite Obamacare, U.S. healthcare system still dysfunctional
    Obamacare was supposed to make our healthcare system friendlier to patients, and in many ways it's succeeded. But we still have a long way to go. For almost her entire life, Maria Rogers has been the picture of health. She's worked for years as a...
  • John Kelley Statue Unveiled In Mystic

    MYSTIC — Geoff Smith, the 1984 and 1985 Boston Marathon champion, made his first pilgrimage to Mystic in June to honor the late John J. Kelley. But when he arrived in town and saw nothing at his destination after driving from Massachusetts, he...
  • Briefs: Registration now open for H.B. race

    Registration is now open 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...
  • Judge denies bid to move Boston Marathon bombing trial out of city

    BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday denied a bid by the accused Boston Marathon bomber to move his trial out of the city that was the site of the worst mass-casualty attack in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001. U.S. District Judge George O'...
  • Boston Marathon bomber trial delayed two months, judge rules

    Boston Marathon bomber trial delayed two months, judge rules
    The federal judge overseeing the case of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev agreed Wednesday evening to delay the trial start date for two months, but rejected a defense request to move the case out of the Boston area. U.S. District Judge...
  • Briefs: Lewis wins fourth race of season

    Michael Lewis of Laguna Beach earned his fourth win of the season Sunday in the International Motor Sports Assn. Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Tex. Lewis, who raced at Circuit of The Americas for the...
  • Surfers' videos deadline is Friday

    The O'Neill Coldwater Classic is accepting video submissions from non-sponsored surfers through Friday for the chance to win a wild-card entry into the event, which is in its second year. The classic will be run between Oct. 28-Nov. 1 at Steamer Lane...
  • Friend of Boston bomb suspect may get seven-year term in plea deal

    Friend of Boston bomb suspect may get seven-year term in plea deal
    BOSTON (Reuters) - A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges of hindering the investigation into the blasts in a deal with prosecutors that calls for a prison sentence of up to seven years. Dias...