| 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
| 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-...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Is Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. a coward because he decided to seek the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
That’s the charge leveled by Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen. Noting that Holder is personally...
| 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:...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Love them or hate them, it seems that selfies aren't going anywhere.
Taking out your phone to take a picture of yourself during a life milestone (if you count standing half naked in front of your bathroom mirror a life milestone) has become second...
| 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 16, 2014
| 4:04 PM
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...
| 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
| 8:00 PM
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