Emma Midkiff

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Iran sandstorm leaves four dead in Tehran

A powerful sandstorm has hit Iran's capital, Tehran, killing at least four people and injuring about 30.<p>At its peak, the storm brought winds of up to 110km/h (70mph), knocking over trees, damaging windows and knocking out power supplies to tens of thousands of homes.<p>The storm also caused traffic …

Middle East

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Suspicious Bags Prompt Evacuation at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Tuesday, the one year anniversary of the deadly bombings at last year's Boston Marathon, was supposed to be a day of healing and triumph.<p>It mostly …

Police Detonate Backpacks Left Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Area around finish evacuated; suspect detained.<p>The area around the Boston Marathon finish line was evacuated Tuesday evening after two backpacks were left there unattended. Police moved people off of Boylston Street between Fairfield Street and Clarendon Street.<p>After a police bomb squad …

At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner …

Voices of gratitude, defiance at Boston bombing memorial | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, local leaders and officials and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing shared messages of thanks and defiance on Tuesday at a tribute to the three people killed and 264 wounded in the attack exactly one year ago.<p>From Patrick Downes, who lost a leg …

Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail

BOSTON (AP) — The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric …

Family is key to understanding accused Boston bomber: attorney | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - The accused Boston Marathon bomber’s relationship with family, and particularly with his slain older brother who prosecutors contend helped plan the attack, is key to understanding his case, defense lawyers argued on Wednesday.<p>Runners continue to run towards the finish line of …

Why Did This Guy Think a Confetti 'Bomb' at the Boston Marathon Site Was a Good Idea?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A barefoot art student named Kayvon Edson was taken into custody last night after he apparently left …

A Bombing, a Neighborhood, and a Community Forever Changed

Three local Boston area residents who didn't know each other were invited for a conversation about their changing community. They recount how the …

Tsarnaev Can View Victim Autopsy Photos: Judge

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the bomb attack on the Boston Marathon, will be allowed to see autopsy photos of the victims.<p>The judge, George O’Toole of U.S. District Court in Boston, rejected a claim by the government that Tsarnaev should not see …

Justice

Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

BOSTON (AP) — The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, …

A year after marathon bombs, Boston hospitals apply lessons learned | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - The homemade bombs that ripped through the crowd at the finish line of last year’s Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring 264, showcased the city’s medical talent but also taught valuable lessons in responding to a mass disaster.<p>Professor Hugh Herr, who heads the …

First Responders Run Boston Again

Soldiers and cops who finished the Boston Marathon, then raced to the rescue efforts, are coming back to run again.<p>Even though David Diamond scrubbed "the hell out" of his Altra Instincts, he knows there's something forever adhered to them. Those shoes carried the 40-year-old Army special …

MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then …

Boston Marathon Director Prepares for Emotional Race | The Takeaway | WNYC

Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray has run in 41 Boston Marathons and overseen the past 26. He joins The Takeaway before the most emotional …

Marathons

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Suspected Texas shooter makes 1st court appearance<p>Vigil planned for Santa Fe community after deadly school shooting<p>Heavy rains continue along the …

Santa Fe

Elite runners from around the world are returning to Boston, helping the city put the bombing behind it

It's impossible to think about the 2013 Boston Marathon without thinking about the bombing that disrupted it.<p>Just read a transcript of the NBC Sports play-by-play, hours before the explosion: <i>And the men's race is blowing up!</i> Yikes.<p>It’s a regrettable phrase in retrospect, but no one had any idea …

Miley Cyrus Postpones U.S. Tour Over Extreme Allergic Reaction

Miley Cyrus has postponed the remaining U.S. dates for her <i>Bangerz</i> tour after falling ill from an allergic reaction to antibiotics. The Associated …

Miley Cyrus

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Oliver Jeffers: 'The U2 thing just came together by chance'

Oliver Jeffers' right arm is all strapped up and bandaged: he's recovering from surgery for a torn ligament. "I'm telling everyone an entirely different story," he says. "Some people I tell it was a skateboarding accident. Other people I tell I was mauled by a lion. Or I was in a sword fight. A …

Visual Identity Design by Oddds for Mild Whistle

Mild Whistle, The Gentle Thunder – visual identity design by creative studio Oddds.<p>Here is another outstanding work by Oddds, a collective of …

Extremely Detailed 3D-Printed Ice Cube Sculptures

Novelty-shaped ice cubes are nothing new, but it's safe to say that you've never seen them as impressive as this before. <i>3D on the Rocks</i> is the latest ad campaign for Japanese liquor company Suntory, a brand who specializes in whiskey. They collaborated with advertising agency TBWAHakuhodo to create …

Sculpture

Stunning Composite Image of the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse

There's a good chance you've already seen this stunning image pop up on your newsfeed or dashboard at some point. With over 70,000 shares on Facebook and features on dozens of media outlets, Texas-based photographer Mike Mezeul II's shot of the recent blood moon lunar eclipse has officially gone …

Lunar Eclipse

Pixity Land – After Effects Template

Pixity Land, A Fully Customizable After Effects Motion Graphics Template.<p><b>Pixity Land</b> is a beautifully designed motion graphics template for After …

Graphic Design