There's a bill working its way through Congress that would offer a "path to citizenship" to the sort of immigrants currently known in some circles as illegal. Though its application is general, it's obviously aimed at U.S. guests of the Mexican persuasion, and it only has a chance of passing because ... More >>
For two days after the Boston Marathon bombing, the news media was so starved for public developments in the investigation that many outlets took to inventing breaking news. But in the last 12 hours, things have moved so quickly in the hunt for the bombers -- complete with a wild night full of shoot ... More >>
In the midst of the chaos in the Boston area last night, a missing Brown University student named Sunil Tripathi was falsely identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, "Suspect No. 2" now on the loose after Monday's marathon bombings.
The accusation came shortly after a Reddit user posted a strikingly clear ... More >>
This afternoon, the FBI held a press conference where they presented pictures of their two Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Suspect one is on the left in the black hat, and suspect two is wearing the white hat. Scroll down for surveillance video.
via WikipediaThe guy who beat you.Today, the New York Marathon course record was shattered by Geoffrey Mutai. The 30-year-old Kenyan ran it in 2:05:06, beating the previous record by 2 minutes and 37 seconds. Mutai also won the Boston marathon earlier in the year and set the course record for ... More >>
Norwegian marathon legend (and local running hero) Grete Waitz has died in Oslo of cancer. She was 57.
"For her to pass away, the greatest female athlete our sport has seen, to pass away on the day of the Boston Marathon is fitting," said Tracy Sundlun, Vice President of the marathon produci ... More >>
MutaiThe fastest Boston marathon ever has now been run by Geoffrey Mutai, who crossed the finish line while you were lazily sitting in front of a computer in your pajamas, or perhaps passively taking part in a PowerPoint presentation, or possibly commuting. Mutai finished his 26 miles and 385 ... More >>
We've tried it all -- or we thought we had. Mentioning our lawyer uncle, our fondness for illicit substances, our frequent run-ins with the law, our lack of any moral high ground whatsoever. We've even pulled the blogger card. And doctor's notes! And yet, it seems that the easiest way to avoi ... More >>