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  • Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano bids farewell

    Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.” In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4f years as head of one of the...
  • Boston bombing suspect to face state charges in killing of MIT officer

    A Massachusetts court on Monday issued a default arrest warrant for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev so he can be arraigned on state charges in connection with the killing of an MIT police officer. Tsarnaev, 20, is in federal custody and...
  • Joe Biden: Pain, loss and the art of authenticity

    Onto the Scranton, Pa., stage the vice president came on Friday, in vintage form. He pumped his fist. He pointed at friends arrayed there, in his hometown. He bellowed a favorite insult: “Malarkey!” He smiled the broad Irish smile, undimmed....
  • 'Nova: Manhunt -- Boston Bombers'

    The investigative science that went into tracking down the perpetrators of April's tragedy at the finish line of the Boston Marathon is examined in this episode of the PBS series. Reporter-producer Miles O'Brien traces the timeline of the pursuit,...
  • Commentary: Faulty shoes keep me running for a better pair

    Back in the day, before I knew the running terms "hill repeats" or "pace," I'd take Harbor Boulevard home from work and stop at the Big 5. Inside the rubbery-smelling sporting goods store, I'd head for the sale aisle, buy the cheapest running shoes, tie...
  • Third friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect is indicted

    WASHINGTON — A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly lying seven times to the FBI about what happened to Tsarnaev's laptop computer and backpack containing fireworks....
  • 'Innocence of Muslims' wrongly blamed for attacks, filmmaker says

    'Innocence of Muslims' wrongly blamed for attacks, filmmaker says
    The filmmaker behind “Innocence of Muslims,” which sparked rioting across the Muslim world, said the movie was wrongly blamed for leading to a lethal attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, in an...
  • Have the terrorists won?

    Have the terrorists won?
    Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Obama boasted that he had put Al Qaeda "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the world,...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his disgusting fangirls

    When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old accused of the Boston Marathon bombings, arrived for his arraignment at a federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday morning, he rolled in with an entourage -- “a four-vehicle motorcade that included a van, a...
  • Why aren't gym memberships tax deductible or eligible for health or flexible savings funds?

    Why aren't gym memberships tax deductible or eligible for health or flexible savings funds?
    My gym membership is a tax deduction. So are my running shoes. And my bike. And my Rush "2112" cycling jersey. This is because I write about fitness for a living, and if (probably "when") I get audited, I can point to hundreds of articles that prove all...
  • Minnesota man claims share of $448-million Powerball jackpot

    A Minnesota electrical engineer, whose devotion to the lottery had earned him his family’s taunting over the years, stepped forward Thursday to claim his share of a $448-million Powerball jackpot, one of the nation's largest. Owners of two other...
  • Sighting: Following the Blackhawks' tour de Champagne

    Sighting: Following the Blackhawks' tour de Champagne
    When the competition on the ice ended last week in Boston with the Blackhawks hoisting the Stanley Cup trophy, the competition among Chicago's trendiest hangouts began. American Junkie co-owner Bradley Parker said he texted three Blackhawks players to...