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Smith & Wesson, Hertz, Marathon Petroleum and more

At the 148th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 27, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana, guests look at pistols at the Smith & Wesson booth. Scott Olson | Getty Images Check out the companies that make headlines after the bell. Hertz – The car rental company’s shares fell about 2% in expanded trading after the bankrupt company announced on Thursday …

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Boston Marathon canceled; House hands over PPP invoice

SHUT DOWN America reached a grim benchmark in the coronavirus pandemic: the death toll in the United States reached 100,000. USA TODAY The house passed a non-partisan law to help small businesses. San Francisco extends its order to stay at home and the Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. According to Johns Hopkins …

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T. rex’s long legs were made for marathon runs

In the portrayal of wildlife by this artist from Alberta, Canada, 77 million years ago, the tyrannosaur Daspletosaurus hunts a young horned spinop while an adult spinop tries to interfere and a coronosaurus watches from a distance. Photo credit: Julius Csotonyi. Long legs may be good runners, but they are also great for running. Scientists have generally believed that long-legged …

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Despite being asked to leave the course, at least one runner took the Boston Marathon route

Monday would have been the day thousands of runners lace up their shoes and run the historic Boston Marathon course. Organizers and authorities have postponed the race originally scheduled for Monday to September 14 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, heads of state and race organizers are making a desperate plea. Governor Charlie Baker, the Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, …

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Missing Boston and a bus ride on marathon day

Everyone who has run the Boston Marathon has a favorite moment of the race. For some, it’s the cry tunnel that women from Wellesley College create in mile 13. Masochists love the turn off to the hills at the Newton Fire Station 17 miles away when the business part of the race begins. Then there is this wonderful last 800 …

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Fact check of Trump’s marathon coronavirus briefing

President Donald Trump again touted anti-malaria drugs as a potentially effective treatment for coronavirus and praised its safety, despite the lack of scientific studies on the subject. “It’s been out there a long time,” Trump said about the chloroquine drug and a related drug, hydroxychloroquine. “Very powerful drug. But it was out there, so it was tested in the sense …

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2019 TCS New York City Marathon: Joyciline Jepkosgei wins against reigning champion Mary Keitany

NEW YORK (WABC) – Newcomer to the TCS New York City Marathon, 25-year-old Joyciline Jepkosgei, has dethroned the reigning champion of the race, Mary Keitany, on Sunday in the women's championship. Jepkosgei finished the race in first place 2 hours, 22 minutes and 38 seconds, seven seconds behind the course record. FIND YOUR GOAL: Watch as thousands of runners cross …

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Winners of the NYC Marathon: Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor and Joyciline Jepkosgei win titles

Joyciline Jepkosgei ruined Mary Keitany's chance for a fifth women's title in the competition, but all recognition went to Kenya when Keitany finished second and Geoffrey Kamworor won the men's division, his second NYC marathon victory. "My planned strategy was to finish the race hard," Jepkosgei said in a statement. "But in the last few kilometers, I've seen that I'm …

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