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  • An emotional Boston Marathon ends with an American victory

    An emotional Boston Marathon ends with an American victory
    BOSTON — The cheers were louder, the runners more determined, the tears of joy and relief at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday more heartfelt than ever.
  • MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized

    MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized
    In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...

    Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring

    Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring
    Heather Abbott was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when two bombs went off. One of her feet was severely injured in the blast and was eventually amputated. Nearly a year later, the 39-year-old human resources specialist from...

    The boundaries of Boston Strong

     The boundaries of Boston Strong
    The 118th Boston Marathon, next week, will actually be the first of its kind — the first running of the iconic American foot race after two bombers killed three people, injured 263 (many horribly) and shook the nation a year ago Tuesday. A race...

    Earth-sized planet found orbiting in a habitable zone

    Earth-sized planet found orbiting in a habitable zone
    Sifting through observations from more than 100,000 distant stars, astronomers say they have discovered the first definitive Earth-sized planet that orbits in a habitable zone where water could exist in liquid form — a necessary condition for life...