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Win Tin, Myanmar's Longest-Serving Political Prisoner, Dies

Win Tin, a former newspaper editor who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner for his pro-democracy activism, has died. News reports gave his age as 84 or 85.

The Associated Press repor...

Live Blog: The 118th Running Of The Boston Marathon

There is no doubt the bombings of last year are casting a long shadow on the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.

It is an inevitable backdrop: The signs on the buildings that line the course near ...

Teen Survives Flight To Hawaii In Jet's Wheel Well, FBI Says

"Aviation experts call it a miracle," says Honolulu's KHON-TV. "The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, and survived.