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  • At marathon, buoyant crowds declare Boston is back

    BOSTON — This Boston Marathon, a year after the bombs went off at the finish line, was one that nobody wanted to miss. Elise Conner, 58, who was near the end of the course when the explosions rocked Boylston Street, struggled through an injury...
  • Fitness Files: Marathon helps kids in the long run

    Twenty years ago, Nick Arciniaga, an elite marathoner, was a quiet kid in my fourth-grade class. Recently, Nick told me he remembered winning a relay race in physical education class that year and thinking, "I can do this." At Monday's Boston Marathon,...
  • Meb Keflezighi is first American male to win Boston Marathon in 31 years

    Meb Keflezighi is first American male to win Boston Marathon in 31 years
    Meb Keflezighi is the first American male to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years after winning today's fabled race.  The 38-year-old Keflezighi ran a personal best time of 2:08:37 and held on to win by 11 seconds after taking a big lead in the middle of...
  • A year later, Los Angeles trio crosses Boston Marathon finish line

    A year later, Los Angeles trio crosses Boston Marathon finish line
    BOSTON — Two blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, Phil Kent stopped and fell to his knees on the warm pavement. Clutching an American flag in his right hand, the Chatsworth man faced the sidewalk where the second bomb detonated last year...
  • An emotional Boston Marathon ends with an American victory

    BOSTON — The cheers were louder, the runners more determined, the tears of joy and relief at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday more heartfelt than ever. And yes, the security was tighter. But on a brilliant spring day, the city brought to...
  • Meb Keflezighi makes history and a statement in Boston Marathon

    Meb Keflezighi makes history and a statement in Boston Marathon
    BOSTON — Before Meb Keflezighi embarked on the 26.2-mile journey Monday to become the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, he wrote four names on his yellow race bib. Martin, for Martin Richard. Krystle, for Krystle...
  • Runner with a mission: Boston

    Runner with a mission: Boston
    Even though I smelled bad enough to knock a buzzard off a gut pile, the people in the medical tent of the 2013 Victoria Marathon were kind and caring. One paramedic even let me use his cell to make a long-distance call to my wife, who was watching via...
  • Texas doctors say hospital revoked their privileges over abortions

    Texas doctors say hospital revoked their privileges over abortions
    Two Texas doctors who had been performing abortions for more than three decades lost their legal ability to do so at the end of March when their new hospital revoked their privileges. This week, a judge temporarily reinstated their positions. But the...
  • Bach Week Festival's marathon man back for another run

    Bach Week Festival's marathon man back for another run
    He may not have composed more than 1,100 musical works, nor has he fathered 20 children. Otherwise, Richard Webster has much in common with Johann Sebastian Bach. Like the German Baroque master, Webster is an active church musician, choral conductor,...
  • The Army recognizes humanists in the foxholes

    The Army recognizes humanists in the foxholes
    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...
  • America, The Beautiful, On Display In Boston

    America, The Beautiful, On Display In Boston
    BOSTON — This is a story that starts in Adi Beyani, Eritrea, and in St. Petersburg, Russia. This is a story that ends at the finish line on Boylston Street. From Hopkinton east, the Boston Marathon measures 26.2 miles. Meb Keflezighi's journey,...
  • MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized

    MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized
    In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...