| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Veteran marathoner Randall "RJ" Simms broke with tradition when he landed in Boston on Friday.
"You're supposed to wear your oldest jacket, the race jacket from your first Boston Marathon," said Simms, of Boca Raton. "But this year, everyone is...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:18 PM
There may be no atheists in foxholes, but there soon will be a few humanists. The U.S. Army has heeded the plea of Maj. Ray Bradley that he (and others of his kind) receive a “preference code” similar to those accorded to members of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The world on Thursday celebrated the United Nations-sponsoredInternational Day of Happiness by dancing to the ubiquitous, infectiously upbeat tune, "Happy," by Pharrell Williams, who is the face of the second annual celebration established by the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:35 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The FBI special agent who shot and killed a friend of one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers was cleared Tuesday of any criminal wrongdoing after he told investigators he feared for his life when Ibragim Todashev hit him in the head...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes bought his teammates some patriotic wear — red, white and blue flag-inspired blazers — and he got one for President Barack Obama, too. The world champions will visit the White House Tuesday. The jackets were made...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 5:03 PM
WASHINGTON — On Monday, if all goes according to plan, I'll be lining up at the start of the Boston Marathon. Let's just say this up front: I probably shouldn't be.
I signed up last September, but over the last few months, training season, I've...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black."
Among the scripted...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:53 AM
BOSTON -- The fire that killed two firefighters as it burned through a brownstone in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood was caused by welders working at the back of a neighboring building, the Boston Fire Department said Friday.
Welders were working...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
As the first bomb erupted on the sidewalk along Boylston Street at 2:49 p.m. last April, the concussion rippled through Phil Kent's chemotherapy-weakened body.
Jennifer Hartman and Renee Opell dug their fingernails into his arms as they froze a half-...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:04 PM
He was disappointing his father, second-guessing his divorce and practicing slothful habits in Miami. So writer Robert Andrew Powell sold everything, moved to Boulder, Colo., and laced up his running shoes.
The result: a developed taste for running...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| May 1, 2014
Marty Nothstein will be like a kid on Christmas morning come Sunday morning.
The Olympic gold medal winner and three-time world-champion cyclist is stoked for the 2014 Spring VeloFest at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown that runs 8:...