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Michael Brown shooting: Is new video a 'game changer'?

It's a view of the Michael Brown shooting we hadn't seen before, but could it be enough to shape the way a grand jury handles the controversial case?<p>An exclusive video first broadcast Wednesday on CNN shows two construction workers' reactions just after a police officer shot the unarmed …

Ravens bounce back from Week 1 loss with dominating 26-6 win over Steelers

John Harbaugh walked toward the back of the bench to exhort the fans, wagged four fingers in the air to signal the start of the final quarter and welcomed big defensive tackle Haloti Ngata to the sideline with a flying chest bump that left the Ravens’ head coach falling backward.<p>Despite one of the …

Surge Protector

"Float" workouts build strength for midrace attacks.<p>Back in 2008, Galen Rupp set a record that doesn't show up on his USA Track & Field bio. He ran a workout alternating 200 meters in 30 seconds with 200 meters in 40 seconds, and completed 24 laps. The previous record for the "30-40" session, …

Runners and Lyme Disease

Many of its early symptoms mimic overtraining, and mistaking it for something else may enable a tiny pest to become your worst nightmare.<p>The pain, like a screwdriver twisting hotly through her knee, was excruciating. And the swelling, well, you could see it ballooning through her pants.<p>Angela …

Easy Snacks for Between-Meal Energy

Fast bites power your run, trim your waistline, and speed recovery.<p>Why snack? Research shows eating before a run may help boost speed and endurance at the end of your workout. And when a full postrun meal isn't possible, a mini-meal that supplies protein, carbs, and antioxidants can help repair …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

Rock 'N' Roll Drummer John Wicks

<i>John Wicks caught the ultrarunning bug last year and has entered The Rut 50K for the second straight year.</i><p>Fitz and the Tantrums drummer John Wicks …

Funny Running Race Signs

Some inspiration for when you attend your next race.<p>1 of 25<p>I Like Pig Butts and I Cannot Lie<p>"From the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon." – Karen Haring<p>2 of 25<p>I Wanna Go Fast<p>"2011 Vermont City Marathon. Our 'Ricky Bobby fan' friend got second place so the sign helped!" – Shannon Weldy<p>3 of 25<p>Run Like …

New Techniques For Treating Plantar Fasciitis

Photo Gallery<p>1 of {count}<p>Figure 1. The plantar fascia (pf) is a thick fibrous band located along the bottom of the foot<p>Excessive lowering of the arch …

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures

Oscar Pistorius: Judge Masipa Says 'Blade Runner' Can't Be Convicted of Murder

PRETORIA, South Africa - A judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of murder on Thursday, but said there was "no doubt" the double-amputee acted unlawfully when he shot and killed his girlfriend.<p>After ruling out that Pistorius' actions were premeditated, Judge Thokozile Masipa also said the athlete could not …

Cops forcefully subdue teen for refusing to give up cell phone

School discipline isn't always easy to enforce.<p>Force, however, has rarely seemed to do all that much good.<p>So looking at footage of three officers from the Houston Independent School District holding a teen to the floor while handcuffing her is profoundly disturbing.<p>KHOU-TV, which first aired the …

Spacecraft Snaps Casual Selfie With Passing Comet

The Mars Curiosity Rover isn’t the only lunar explorer that knows how to take a selfie these days.<p>The first of its kind—the Rosetta Spacecraft was …

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Apple Watch Will Compete For Space On Runners' Wrists

<i>New smartwatch could revolutionize your workouts.</i><p>A little over a month after Timex announced their One GPS+ Watch at the annual Outdoor Retailer Show …