New York City Marathon

This photo provided by the FBI shows Paul Ciancia, accused of opening fire inside the Los Angeles airport. (AP Photo/FBI)

10 Things to Know for Today

(AP) – A  look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:   1. HOW POLICE LEARNED LAX SHOOTING SUSPECT’S MOTIVE Authorities relied on a letter they found in […]


In this Nov. 3, 2012 file photo, a crowd of runners stands near the barricaded Central Park finish line for the canceled New York Marathon. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo, File)

1 year after Sandy, NYC marathoners ready to run

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon is hoping to make a triumphant comeback this weekend after Superstorm Sandy’s devastation forced its cancellation last year. And despite heightened security following the terror attack […]


NYC Marathon returns after Boston attack

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon’s security budget has doubled to about $1 million after the bombings at this year’s race in Boston. Sunday’s event comes after last year’s marathon was called […]


Mayor Bloomberg says NYC Marathon canceled

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City Marathon has been canceled. His statement Friday came after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race. With […]


Bloomberg criticized for marathon go-ahead

NEW YORK (AP) – Some New Yorkers don’t have any interest in seeing the city go ahead with Sunday’s New York Marathon — but that’s what Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to do. Bloomberg says […]


NYC Marathon organizers awaiting word from city

NEW YORK (AP) – NYC Marathon organizers say they’re moving forward with plans for Sunday’s race but await final word from city officials on whether the event can go on after Superstorm Sandy. Mayor Michael […]


Ex-race car driver Zanardi wins gold in handcycle

LONDON (AP) – Former Formula One driver Alex Zanardi of Italy has won the gold medal in the 16-kilometer (10-mile) handcycling time trial at the 2012 London Paralympics. The two-time CART champion who lost both […]



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