BOSTON — Meb Keflezighi fled the East African nation of Eritrea as a 12-year-old boy, coming to the United States to escape war and poverty. Tatyana McFadden was 6 and sickly when an American woman adopted her from a Russian orphanage.
Newlyweds who each lost a leg in last year’s bombing completed the Boston Marathon together this year, riding handcycles for the 26.2-mile course.
Third-grade students at Los Amigos Elementary School in Tucson had a dilemma to solve — how to best save a turtle from the polluted Ganges River in India.
Tucson Tamale Co. to open second location
One of Tucson’s iconic resorts has officially completed a $35 million makeover, from the greens of its golf course to the pillows in its guest rooms.
A 1950s church school building near downtown is getting a new life as a corporate headquarters.
An aircraft maintenance operation at Tucson International Airport will be able to expand with a new fabric-roofed hangar under a deal approved by the airport’s Board of Directors.
UFC mixed martial arts from Boston this weekend.
BOSTON — A police photographer, furious with a Rolling Stone cover photo he believes glamorizes the surviving Boston Marathon suspect, released gritty images Thursday from the day he was captured.
Two Guatemalan sisters were rescued Sunday from a residence north Douglas where they were held hostage for more than a week, law enforcement officials say.
Indie folk rocker is on the lineup for Tucson Folk Festival on Sunday.
Three college friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arrested and accused Wednesday of removing a backpack containing hollowed-out fireworks from Tsarnaev’s dorm room three days after the attack to keep him from getting into trouble.
When Boston was attacked and limbs went flying, people who thought their day would be spent watching runners cross the finish line found themselves on an unwanted journey.
Immigration advocates gather Monday outside the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill. They are waiting to attend the committee's hearing on comprehensive immigration reform legislation.
WASHINGTON - Democratic supporters of a new immigration bill accused opponents Monday of trying to "exploit" the Boston Marathon bombings to hold up the legislation, sparking a testy exchange at a Senate hearing.
The two bombs that ripped through the crowded final stretch of the Boston Marathon were part of an arsenal of homemade explosives, according to criminal charges made public Monday against the younger of two brothers accused of carrying out the attacks.
Sydney Corcoran, 17, being tended to at the finish line of the April 15 Boston Marathon, is among the more than 180 people injured in the explosions who are expected to survive.
BOSTON - In a glimmer of good news after last week's tragedy, all of the more than 180 people injured in the Boston Marathon blasts who made it to a hospital alive now seem likely to survive.
Only the most seriously injured of the 188 marathon bombing patients remain hospitalized. Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky Downes are among them.
BOSTON — Police and reporters converged on the federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday amid conflicting reports of whether a suspect was in custody in the marathon bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170.