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Putin's Sochi Challenge

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.07.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

While Mr. Putin may rightly bask in the light of his many accomplishments in foreign policy, and having presided over the energy boom that thrived during much of his first term in office, he is now faced with some serious issues that cast a pall over Sochi.

The Benefits of Running in Subzero Temperatures

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Right now is gut-check time. Not many runners are out there on the roads and trails right now. If you see one, you know at least three things about them: 1. They're serious, 2. They're tough, 3. They're suffering stoically.

Dare to Be 100: A Tale of Two Runners

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Use it or lose it is powerfully correct. But in order to use it, it is important that all the mechanical imperatives are obeyed. Our longtime shared running goal is to run until we are 100 with or without our original hardware. Remember that the devil can't hit a moving target.

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Welcome 'Miraculous' Baby Girl

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

While recovering from severe injuries following the Boston Marathon bombing in April, Christian Williams found out that he was going to be a father. ...

A Survivor's Tale: John Odom and the Boston Marathon Bombing

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Jens Erik Gould

John Odom says he doesn't think of himself as a hero. The people who helped him survive the Boston Marathon bombing are the real heroes, he says, while his role is just to inspire other victims to recover. Yet it's this type of comment that makes him even more heroic.

Seven Months in Boston

Megan Walsh | Posted 11.08.2013 | Good News
Megan Walsh

Boston is my home, and I know that someday, my children will grow up with the same sense of Boston Pride that I have. The lives that were lost will not be lost in vein. My children will enjoy the aquarium, will ice skate on the frog pond, and will eat a Fenway Frank at the park on Marathon Monday.

Beautiful Marathons Across The Globe

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 11.02.2013 | Travel

Part of the beauty of running a race is taking in the scenery around you. With the ING New York City Marathon this weekend -- a major event that p...

LOOK: Fans Gather At Boston Marathon Finish Line After Red Sox Win

Posted 10.31.2013 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have now won three World Series in the past decade — but not since the days of Babe Ruth had Boston won a fall classic i...

The Psycho Logic of Drones

Kelly James Clark | Posted 10.24.2013 | World
Kelly James Clark

The logic of drones seems impeccable. A bad guy is killed without collateral damage and with no loss of U.S. life. If only it were so.

Looking Back and Moving Forward: Six Months After the Boston Marathon Bombings

Michelle Higginson | Posted 12.16.2013 | Crime
Michelle Higginson

We Bostonians are a feisty and resilient bunch, and the marathon attacks do nothing to discount that. It is one thing to dampen the human spirit, but the sorry soul that thinks they can bring down a community jacked up on Dunkin' Donuts and Sam Adams has got another thing coming.

For Some Boston Victims, The Checks Don't Bring Much Relief | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact

BOSTON — When a close friend spent his money from the charity for Boston Marathon bombing survivors on a new house, J.P. Norden rejoiced along with ...

Boston Marathon Victim Ready To Take Huge (And Very Pretty) Step Forward

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.12.2013 | Impact

After making the agonizing decision to have her left foot amputated, a spirited Boston Marathon bombing victim is ready to take a beautiful step forwa...

Warren Take Action Against MSM Blood Ban

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday asking the agency to pick up the pace in addr...

Queen Bey Reigns Supreme With Sweet Gesture

The Huffington Post | Debra Lipson | Posted 07.24.2013 | Celebrity

Beyonce might have the most generous heart in Hollywood. Queen Bey, who is in the middle of her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, finished her Boston, M...

Experts Call For End Of Gender Bashing Over Dzhokhar Fan Club

Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact

By Geri Gourley, Women's eNews When the beguiling self-portrait of 19-year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev surfaced in late Ap...

College Bookstores Ban Rolling Stone Issue Featuring Bombing Suspect

Boston Globe | Posted 07.22.2013 | College

College bookstores in Boston and surrounding communities have reacted differently as they handle Friday’s release of the latest issue of Rolling Sto...

Thousands Rally To Save Job Of Officer Who Released Photos Of Boston Suspect

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact

Thousands of supporters have joined a campaign to save the job of a Massachusetts State Police Officer who released crime-scene photos of the Boston M...

The Rolling Stone Cover: A Journalist's Thoughts on Tone, Appearances and Apologies

Paul Raeburn | Posted 09.17.2013 | Media
Paul Raeburn

I read Janet Reitman's story. It does not tell us much more than we already knew about what might have been going on in his head in the days leading up to the Boston marathon. The only "larger truth" I found here was that editors make mistakes.


Michael Levin | Posted 08.31.2013 | Good News
Michael Levin

Two months, two days, ten hours and fifteen minutes after the opening gun of the 2013 Boston Marathon, I finally crossed the finish line on Boylston Street and completed my race.

'Life Goes On' For Boston Marathon Victim Mery Daniel

Boston Herald | Christine McConville | Posted 08.31.2013 | Black Voices

Studying, recovering, but mostly just enjoying life: that's how a very grateful Boston Marathon survivor Mery Daniel plans to spend her summer. Yeste...

BOTH SIDES NOW: After 9/11, Is Obama's NSA Really a Version of Hoover's FBI?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Talk about 'Beyond Right & Left' -- when Franken-Rove clash with Scahill-Beck over the NSA program, knee-jerkers are confused. So Huffington & Matalin debate domestic snooping not by Hoover against protestors in the '60s but by Obama after 9/11 and Boston. Is Snowden an Ellsberg or Manning?

2013 Boston Marathon: My Best Worst Day Ever

Robert Siciliano | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

We are approaching 2 months after the bombing, many people have moved on, but there are still lots of people who have been affected that are still in ...

Victim In Famous Boston Bombing Photo Speaks Out

Posted 05.30.2013 | Crime

The first time the world saw Nicole Brannock Gross, she was dazed and knocked to the blood-covered ground, moments after the first bomb exploded at th...

Boston Bites Back

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

With chefs at the core, rallied together, connecting through what links all of us together -- food, family, music, and love -- Boston Bites Back was an illustration of what is important in life.

Mothers of Extremists: The Unlikely Allies for a New Female Security Paradigm

Edit Schlaffer | Posted 07.21.2013 | World
Edit Schlaffer

Security is one of the last bastions of male dominance with the main focus being intelligence, military operations and law enforcement. Yet mothers are strategically located at the core of their families and are therefore typically the first to deal with their children's fear, resignation, frustration and anger.