Boston Fast! American Meb Keflezighi wins men’s race

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Meb Keflezighi became the first U.S. man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 in a shocking upset victory Monday, one year after twin bombings rocked the world’s oldest annual marathon

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Record time! Kenya’s Jeptoo wins Boston women’s race

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Rita Jeptoo won the woman’s race for the second year in a row with a course record of 2:18:57.

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Teen stowaway survives 5-hour Hawaii flight in jet wheel well

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A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the voyage halfway across the Pacific Ocean unscathed despite frigid temperatures, FBI and airline officials said.

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South Korea ferry capsized after turning at speed: Prosecutors

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The South Korea ferry likely capsized when it turned at too high a speed, prosecutors said Monday as the death toll climbed to 87, with 215 still missing.

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South Korean ferry captain taken into custody

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When is the price of gas cheaper? Weekdays or weekends?

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People tend to grouse about gas stations jacking up their prices on weekends, but in most states, gas prices are higher during the workweek.

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Secret Service was prepared to kill Mr. Met

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Where's Ukraine? 84 percent of Americans don't know

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At least 13 Sherpas dead as avalanche sweeps Mount Everest

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An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world’s highest peak, killing at least 13 people in the mountain’s deadliest disaster.

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'Earth's Cousin': Scientists find alien planet that's most like home

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Scientists say a world that’s 490 light-years away qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life as we know it — but in an environment like nothing we’ve ever seen.

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Pope Francis washes, kisses feet in Holy Thursday ritual

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Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 disabled and elderly people Thursday — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like a “slave.”

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Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America’s passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

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President in 2052? Chelsea Clinton says she’s pregnant

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Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc, are expecting their first child later this year.

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Pick up your pencils: A sneak peek at the new SAT

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Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.

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'Mom…I love you': Sinking students texted pleas

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Heartbreaking text messages from high school students on board the sinking ferry off South Korea painted a picture of terror and tragedy on board as the hunt for survivors continued Thursday.

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