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Death Sentence

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Exploited and Sexually Abused Qatari Migrant Workers Were Forced to Run Marathon

Laborers were bused in—some wearing jeans and flip-flops—and told they had to run the race, which was a failed effort to break the Guinness World Record for the largest marathon.

Posted on Apr 7, 2015 READ MORE

Study Claims Too Much Running Can Be Bad for You

Take a deep breath, hard-core runners: A new study of joggers and heart health could stop you in your tracks.

Posted on Feb 3, 2015 READ MORE

White House/Pete Souza

Obama Addresses Nation After Boston Bombings

The president stopped short of calling the blasts at the marathon terror attacks during his prepared remarks, but CNN is reporting that federal investigators have classified them that way.

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE


Dramatic Video Reveals Full Terror of Boston Marathon Bombings

The Boston Globe has just released a chilling video that captures the extent of the horror of the Boston Marathon explosions Monday afternoon, including the sounds of both blasts being detonated and the screams and shouts of the panicked crowd in the aftermath.

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE

AP/Charles Krupa

Boston Marathon Blasts: Police Find More Explosive Devices

Officials also said during a news conference that a third incident has been reported at the JFK Library in Boston.

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE


Deaths, Injuries Reported After Explosions at Boston Marathon (Video)

“Somebody’s leg flew by my head,” one spectator told the Boston Herald. “I gave my belt to stop the blood.”

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE

AP/Charles Krupa

Video: Explosions Strike Boston Marathon on Patriots’ Day

“There are a lot of people down,” a runner told The Associated Press, after two blasts brought a traumatic end to the world’s oldest annual marathon.

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE

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Krugman: Ryan Goes Running With the Truth

According to Paul Krugman, GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is a lot like Rosie Ruiz, the first woman to cross the finish line in the 1980 Boston Marathon. Ruiz was subsequently stripped of that victory when it turned out she hadn’t actually run most of the race.

Posted on Sep 3, 2012 READ MORE

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