Boston Marathon

The elite men compete in the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

In show of defiance, 32,000 run Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to […]

04/21/2014

Meb Keflezighi, of San Diego, Calif., celebrates his victory in the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

A look at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon

BACK IN BOSTON: Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the bombing, stood in the stands just past the finish line with his fiancee, Erin Hurley, and fellow amputee Adrianne Haslet-Davis. They were applauding runners […]

04/21/2014

Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya,  celebrates her win in the women's division of the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo wins Boston Marathon again

BOSTON (AP) — Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defended the Boston Marathon title she said she could not enjoy a year ago after the fatal bombings. Jeptoo finished Monday’s race in a course-record 2 hours, […]

04/21/2014

Meb Keflezighi, of San Diego, Calif., is hugged after crossing the finish line to win the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured. Keflezighi is a former New York […]

04/21/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

A year later, many are determined to finish the Boston marathon

Things are just getting under way at this morning’s Boston Marathon. One year after three people were killed and more than 260 others injured by terrorist’s bombs, there are thousands more runners than usual. Associated […]

04/21/2014

Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary

After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

BOSTON (AP) – One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns […]

04/21/2014

A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

BOSTON (AP) — A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged […]

04/15/2014

(Photo: Boston Marathon World Run)

New app spreads spirit of 2014 Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Athletic Association has launched an app that allows runners around the world to be a part of the 2014 Boston Marathon experience. The Boston Marathon World Run app, available for […]

02/06/2014

From left, FBI Director James Comey, CIA Director John Brennan, and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sit together in the front row before President Barack Obama spoke about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Lawmakers say Obama surveillance idea won’t work

WASHINGTON (AP) — A chief element of President Barack Obama’s attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance will not work, leaders of Congress’ intelligence committees said Sunday, pushing back against the idea that the government should cede […]

01/19/2014

April 19, 2013 file photo provided by the Massachusetts State Police, 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leans over in a boat at the time of his capture by law enforcement authorities in Watertown, Mass. (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy, File)

Boston Marathon bombing selected as AP sports story of year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombing was selected the sports story of the year Friday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press. Two pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line […]

12/27/2013

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