Looking back, and forward, to the Boston Marathon

A reporter in the Tribune Washington bureau recalls running in last year's race, and how memories of the tragedy there drove him to enter Monday's 2014 Boston Marathon. WASHINGTON — On Monday, if all goes according to plan, I'll be lining up at the start of the Boston Marathon. Let's just say this up front: I probably shouldn't be.

Body found by highway identified as missing 5-year-old

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Jeremiah Oliver was last seen by relatives in September but wasn't reported missing until December

Surrender talks set with separatists in Ukraine as standoff lasts into Easter

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DONETSK/KIEV (Reuters) - A senior mediator from Europe's OSCE security body is due to start negotiating the surrender of pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, although hopes for a rapid end to the crisis are limited.

Angry relatives clash with police as Korea recovers more dead from ferry

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Ohio couple dies hours apart - holding hands after 70 years of marriage

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