| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Wearing a black duster and a black cowboy hat, Phil Steel walked to the front of the meeting room armed with a Nerf gun and a smile.
The U.S. Army veteran was there to pitch his big idea: an ordinance that would legalize and regulate drone hunting...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Tatyana McFadden completed an unprecedented wheelchair marathon Grand Slam with her most decisive victory of the four.
The University of Illinois senior took the New York marathon title Sunday by 3 minutes, 41 seconds over Wakako Tsuchida of Japan....
| Jan 21, 2014
Re “Feinstein emerges as spy agencies' staunch defender,” Jan. 19
I applaud the position of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Privacy as we once knew it is no longer possible.
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
She'd raised five children by herself, and Liz Norden was ready for the empty nest.
Two of her daughters, 24 and 26, still lived with her, but they were barely home and busy with their own lives, so Norden, 51, talkative and cheery, was beginning to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The good thing about our president's talk at the Justice Department last week is that it was mainly talk. Its subject: How to limit the National Security Agency -- or maybe just national security. Thankfully, he didn't actually do anything to abolish that...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:05 PM
U.S. and European national teams headed to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, have received emailed threats of terrorist strikes on their athletes and supporters if they participate in the high-profile event that is Russian President Vladimir...
| Jan 25, 2014
"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!...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:41 AM
A bond that began in the bloody carnage of the Boston Marathon bombings last April will take former South Florida resident Carlos Arredondo and double amputee Jeff Bauman to first lady Michelle Obama's VIP box at President Barack Obama's annual State of...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:21 PM
One has lost two sons — to war and suicide — in the past decade. The other lost two legs in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Carlos Arredondo and Jeff Bauman — Carlos and Jeff, as they have become known throughout New England.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:37 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2013
At the beginning of the summer, my wife and I took our grandsons and their friends to a weekly outdoor farmer's market and arts and crafts fair in the South End of Boston, which hat runs from May through October. The kids loved the food trucks, the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
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....