| 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 21, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Courtney Cash, the great-niece of celebrated entertainer Johnny Cash, was stabbed to death and stuffed into a chest in her home in rural Tennessee, officials said.
Wayne Masciarella, 27, of Cape May, N.J., was charged with first-degree murder in the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:56 PM
WASHINGTON — Hours after a similar announcement in Florida, top FBI officials in Washington said Tuesday that they have cleared the special agent who shot and killed a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, saying that the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:20 AM
On April 15, 2013, four south suburban runners, friends and training partners, started running toward Boylston Street, the finish line of the Boston Marathon. They stopped just half a mile short of their goal, after two bombings near the finish line...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:07 AM
BOSTON -- Despite the presence of an FBI agent in the room, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev made a “statement to his detriment” while his sister was visiting him in prison, federal prosecutors say.
Prosecutors revealed the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The Murders Before the Marathon (Boston Magazine) will today give you a head's up on tomorrow's big controversy: The questionable activities of police and the FBI related to a 2011 triple murder possibly commited by the now-deceased Boston Marathon...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Acknowledging concerns in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings last year, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Sunday that officials have taken every precaution to ensure that the city's marathon is safe and secure.
Garcetti, who was on hand at...
| Mar 9, 2014
The difference between Ira Glass' NPR broadcast "This American Life" and his one-man stage show, "Reinventing Radio: An Evening With Ira Glass," is the presence of a live audience, an intimate setting and an iPad. That's about it.
The wry, quizzical...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:32 AM
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Too good to be true of course, this ambitious viral video hoax heralding the......
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:08 PM
A 58-year-old Elmhurst man has been charged with felony disorderly conduct after he allegedly posted comments on a local news website indicating he would blow up Elmhurst's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Glenn Schumacher, of the 500 block of S....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:58 PM
They’ve fought torrential rain and strong winds before, but L.A. Marathon runners have rarely seen the heat they did Sunday – or the large number of first-aid calls the warm weather produced.
At the L.A. Marathon’s finish line in Santa...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:03 AM
As he sat in a tattoo artist's chair a few days after the Boston Marathon bombing having a line-drawing of the city's skyline inked onto his arm, Christopher Padgett looked at the people around him and got an idea.
The crowd at Good Mojo Tattoo in the...