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  • North Shore runners returning to Boston Marathon

    North Shore runners returning to Boston Marathon
    In the wake of the bombings at last year's Boston Marathon, Julie Pfeffer of Highland Park remained determined to return in 2014 to show her support for those who were hurt or killed in the attack. But when her niece, Lexie Kamerman, 27, was killed in a...
  • The boundaries of Boston Strong

    The 118th Boston Marathon, next week, will actually be the first of its kind — the first running of the iconic American foot race after two bombers killed three people, injured 263 (many horribly) and shook the nation a year ago Tuesday. A race...
  • Judge rules North Dakota's ban on abortions after 6 weeks unconstitutional

    North Dakota’s law banning abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, striking down what critics had called the nation’s most extreme limit on the procedure. The law, which was approved last...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Boston Bound: Chicago couple determined to run and remember

    Boston Bound: Chicago couple determined to run and remember
    Jessica and Tim Murphy didn’t hear the two powerful explosions that shook the area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring dozens others, after they finished running last year. But as they stood together in...
  • Man arrested after backpacks left near site of Boston Marathon finish line

    Man arrested after backpacks left near site of Boston Marathon finish line
    Not a perfect finish for the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. On Tuesday evening, Boston police evacuated Boylston Street near the marathon's usual finish line and took an unidentified man into custody after two suspicious backpacks were...
  • Boston remembers, one year later: 'We are one community'

    Boston remembers, one year later: 'We are one community'
    BOSTON--It seems, at times, that nearly everyone in Boston knew someone who ran in last year's Boston Marathon, who watched it, or who responded to the bombs that went off at the finish line on Boylston Street. Many of those Bostonians returned to the...
  • Only the Big Chill could help Sochi Olympics succeed

      "Good morning citizens! This is Radio Sochi, known as  'The Station With a Smile.'  It's February 6th, 2014 — 60 F for you foreigners, but for us only 25C, which means it's colder than you think. As Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin says: I love Sochi!...
  • FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend

    FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend
    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...
  • Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston

    Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston
    Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers. The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...
  • On The Fly: Gomes Buys Teammates Patriotic Blazers

    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...