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  • Boston Marathon: five historic moments

    Boston Marathon: five historic moments

    Monday's Boston Marathon was one for the record books. Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya ran the fastest marathon ever to win the men's division with a time of 2 hours, 3 minutes, and 2 seconds. Kenya's Caroline Kilel beat American Desiree Davila by two seconds to win the women's division with a time of 2:22:36. Japanese Masazumi Soejima won the men's wheelchair division in a time of 1:18:50, with nine-time defending champion Ernst Van Dyke finishing third one second behind. Another Japanese, Wakako Tsuchida, won the women's wheelchair division. Here are five of the most memorable moments from the marathon's 115-year history.

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  • Change Agent Pam Washek rallies a nonprofit Neighbor Brigade

    In Massachusetts, families in need can turn to Neighbor Brigade, a nonprofit group founded by Pam Washek that's built community by community and run by neighbors themselves.

  • Boston Marathon: five historic moments

    Boston Marathon: five historic moments

    Monday's Boston Marathon was one for the record books. Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya ran the fastest marathon ever to win the men's division with a time of 2 hours, 3 minutes, and 2 seconds. Kenya's Caroline Kilel beat American Desiree Davila by two seconds to win the women's division with a time of 2:22:36. Japanese Masazumi Soejima won the men's wheelchair division in a time of 1:18:50, with nine-time defending champion Ernst Van Dyke finishing third one second behind. Another Japanese, Wakako Tsuchida, won the women's wheelchair division. Here are five of the most memorable moments from the marathon's 115-year history.

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    Should you buy refurbished electronics?

    On electronics of all sizes, 'refurbished' can mean ‘rebuilt.’ But it can also just mean ‘returned unused.’

  • Netbooks, smart phones: Is more convergence ahead for mobiles?

    Netbooks, smart phones: Is more convergence ahead for mobiles?

    As laptops get smaller and cellphones get more powerful, will they eventually become the same device?

  • Electric cars charge ahead

    Electric cars charge ahead

    At least nine major car companies promise plug-in vehicles by 2013.