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usa Boston Marathon looks to shake shadow of 2013 bombing

BOSTON Reuters - Runners, from the world's elite racers to first-timers, will step to the Boston Marathon starting line on Monday for the first running of the world-renowned race since last year's deadly bombing attack.

20 minutes ago // The Guardian

usa Norwich City v Liverpool live!

All the action from the 12pm kick-off as it happensEmail your thoughts to simon.burntontheguardian.comOr in 140 characters or fewer, SimonBurntonRead Paul Wilson on Liverpool's vote-winners

30 minutes ago // Mercury News

usa Review: Ellie Goulding delivers uneven performance

Star covers Elton John, Alt-J and delivers too much mediocre dance-pop material in San Francisco.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

usa Danny Welbeck considering his future at Manchester United

Striker unhappy under David Moyes Potential target for Arsenal and Spurs Continue reading...

2 hours ago // The Guardian

usa Family describe escape from Longleat lion enclosure after car caught fire

Helen Clements praises staff for helping her children and her flee car 100 yards away from animals Continue reading...

2 hours ago // Fox News

usa APNewsBreak: Land grabs in 1 of Africa's last elephant bastions puts herds in poachers' sights

A nonprofit research group says political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants — and that's putting lots of land at risk for ivory poaching operations.

3 hours ago // ABC

usa In Colorado, a Pot Holiday Tries to Go Mainstream

Once an underground phenomenon, pot holiday tries to go mainstream in Colorado

4 hours ago // The Guardian

usa So what do the English think of Scottish independence?

Kevin McKenna, a Scot so fond of England he has occasionally been moved to support its football team, canvasses opinion from Manchester to London on the bid to go it alone Continue reading...

4 hours ago // ABC

usa In Colorado, a Pot Holiday Goes Mainstream

Once an underground phenomenon, pot holiday goes mainstream in Colorado

4 hours ago // Fox News

usa Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.

4 hours ago // The Guardian

usa Looking to buy a house in London or the south-east? Join the queue

'Superbubble' created by inflated demand has led estate agents to hold mass open-house viewings at weekends Continue reading...

4 hours ago // The Guardian

usa Deadly Ukraine gunbattle threatens fragile Easter truce

At least four reported dead in clash near Slavyansk, which is controlled by pro-Russian forces Continue reading...

4 hours ago // USA Today

usa 5 most uplifting stories of the week

An impromptu show of unity from passengers on a plane and a hero two times over make the list.

4 hours ago // The Guardian

usa Will Chelsea Clinton run for the White House one day?

Media speculation went into overdrive last week over the former first daughter's pregnancy news and her political intentions. Her father says she'd make a great president. Does Clinton, who says she had to defend her opinions at the dinner table from the age of four, have what it takes? Continue reading...

4 hours ago // Fox News

usa Rocky landslide slowly devours part of Wyoming resort town

What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

5 hours ago // The Guardian

usa Kelis: Food review 'sizzling sass and sorrow'

The American R&B star has been bouncing between careers as musician and chef. Now she's back with a fine album about foodKitty Empire reviews Elbow live at London's O2 Continue reading...

5 hours ago // The Guardian

usa I am a widow and feel exhausted by work and family but I am terrified to stop in case I can't start again?

A widow has been too anxious to take time off work to mourn her husband's death. Mariella Frostrup says she should slow down and give herself time to grieve. If you have a dilemma, send a brief email to mariella.frostrupobserver.co.uk Continue reading...

5 hours ago // The Guardian

usa Beyonc: behind the scenes with a superstar

Following the release of Beyonc's secret album, Aaron Hicklin is offered unprecedented access to the people who know her best. With these insights he joins the star on tour and asks her about feminism, sexuality and giving her fans what she wants Continue reading...

5 hours ago // MSNBC

usa Couple Married for 70 Years Die Just 15 Hours Apart

NASHPORT, Ohio A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.Helen Felumlee, of Nashport, died at 92 on April 12. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died the next morning.

5 hours ago // The Guardian

usa Why did we give up talking about what makes men tick?

Perhaps Rashida Manjoo was too strong in her critique of 'sexist' Britain, but ideas of masculinity are muddled Continue reading...

6 hours ago // ABC

usa NASA: Engineer Vital to Moon Landing Success Dies

John Houbolt, NASA engineer vital to 1969 moon landing success, dies at age 95

6 hours ago // CBS

usa What's with the bunny and the eggs? Easter traditions explained

Some of the popular traditions surrounding Christian holiday trace their origins back to northern Europe

6 hours ago // The Guardian

usa Nigel Slater's recipes for an Easter treat

A glorious pudding made from hot cross buns and melted toffee is perfect for sharing, but you'll want to keep the tasty little fish pies all to yourself Continue reading...

6 hours ago // MSNBC

usa $4,260 Burrito? Taco Restaurant Bills Go Awry

A problem affecting ATM and credit card transactions tacked on thousands of dollars to bills for customers of a Southern California taco shop.

6 hours ago // Reuters

usa Former U.S. soldier says his friendly-fire shots might have killed Tillman

Reuters - A former U.S. Army Ranger who was in the same platoon as ex-NFL player Pat Tillman has stated in a television interview that he believes he might have fired the shots that killed Tillman in a 2004 friendly-fire incident in Afghanistan.

6 hours ago // Mercury News

usa Thompson: Klay Thompson answers challenge in Game 1 win over Clippers

Stephen Curry wasn't himself in Golden State's NBA playoff opener against the Los Angeles Clippers, but Klay Thompson stepped up as a playmaker in the Warriors' upset win over Blake Griffin and Co.

6 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Dante's Path to Paradise

The Saturday Essay: 'The Divine Comedy' is not just a classic of world literature. It's the most astonishing self-help book ever written. Rod Dreher on how the 700-year-old poem gave him hope.

6 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

usa Superhero window washers lift spirits of young hospital patients

Waving and high-fiving through the glass, Captain America, Batman and Spider-Man take children's attention off their medical troubles.The nurses on the 20th floor were the first to see them. "Oh my goodness," declared Colleen Forrester, 29, a nurse dressed in green scrubs, who pointed to the windows. Other nurses came to look and laughed. Were the children strong enough to come see?

6 hours ago // ABC

usa Full Episode: GMA 4/19: Alaska Wilderness Movie Follows Bear and Her Cubs

Pilot Survives Interstate Plane Crash; Judge Directs Outrage Towards Convicted Killer

6 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

usa Spotlighting a law that stripped U.S.-born women of citizenship

The Expatriation Act of 1907 required a woman who married a foreigner to 'take the nationality of her husband.' Daniel Swalm's grandmother was one such woman, and he's on a quest for justice.WASHINGTON — Daniel Swalm was researching his family when he came across a disturbing episode in immigration history. That discovery would lead to a move in the U.S. Senate to apologize for action the nation took more than a century ago.

6 hours ago // ABC

usa Full Episode: World News 4/19: All the Right Moves: Jalen Testermann

Drone Strike on Terror Targets in Yemen; Murmansk Meteor Sighting

7 hours ago // Mercury News

usa Cal's Sonny Dykes gets advice from veteran coaches after 1-11 first season

Bill Snyder, Mack Brown, Bob Stoops, Dick Tomey, father Spike Dykes have offered advice to Sonny Dykes after Cal's one-win season in 2013

7 hours ago // Reuters

usa Slow-moving landslide in Wyoming resort town destroys home

Reuters - A slow-moving landslide claimed a house in Jackson, Wyoming as crews scrambled to prevent a water main from rupturing and flooding the affluent resort town with two million gallons of water, a city manager said Saturday.

7 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

usa Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights

The Koch brothers and large utilities have allied to reverse state policies that favor renewable energy. Environmentalists are pushing back, but the fight is spreading and intensifying.WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry.

7 hours ago // Mercury News

usa Giants bats stay quiet in 3-1 loss to Padres

The San Francisco Giants waste another good pitching performance, this one by Tim Hudson, and lose again to San Diego Padres

8 hours ago // The Guardian

usa South Korea ferry: divers recover more bodies after entering ship

Confirmed death toll now at 52, as investigators unravel events on the bridge before the ship sank Continue reading...