BOSTON — The tall, well-built man, dressed in a hooded sweater and carrying a black backpack, bumped into Jeffrey Bauman in the throngs of spectators at the Boston Marathon finish line.
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LOS ANGELES — Harrison Ford was hurt Thursday after his vintage plane crashed on a golf course in Los Angeles.
NEW YORK — A Delta Air Lines jet skidded on landing at LaGuardia Airport during a winter storm on Thursday, then crashed through a fence before coming to a stop feet from the icy water, officials said on Thursday.
NEW YORK — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, the 145- year-old circus, will remove elephants from its acts to focus on conservation programs, as companies that use animal performers face public scrutiny over their treatment.
MODESTO, Calif. — Their families have dubbed them “Captain America” and “Thor.”
Bettina Graziani, the wiry Parisian redhead who became one of the first global supermodels, posing for fashion luminaries such as Hubert de Givenchy, Christian Dior, Coco Chanel and Valentino, died Monday in a Paris hospital.
SAN FRANCISCO — Eighty percent of faculty and staff at the four San Francisco archdiocese high schools subject to the archbishop’s new moral strictures have signed a petition rejecting his additions to the handbook for the next school year.
The prison sentences of eight members of an Amish sect were reduced by a federal judge in Cleveland on Monday after hate crime convictions were thrown out against them in a case involving hair- and beard-cutting attacks on other Amish in Ohio.
WASHINGTON — Private-sector job growth dropped last month but U.S. companies still posted a solid 212,000 net new jobs, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday.
OAKLAND, Calif. — With a bitter battle over a dockworkers’ contract tentatively resolved, West Coast ports and their terminal operators are back dealing with an even bigger challenge — the mega-ship.