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Kathrine Switzer Runs Boston Marathon 50 Years After Being First Woman to Enter the Race

Fifty years after being the first woman to enter the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer, now 70, finished the 2017 26.2-mile race with an unofficial time of 4:44:31 — just 24 minutes slower than the time she first ran it at 20 years old. Read More »

The Serena Slam: How the Tennis Star Gracefully Asked This Reporter to Apologize

MAKER Serena Williams handled a reporter who called her defeat against Lucie Safarova "scrappy" and full of unforced errors with grace. "I think that's a very negative thing to say. Are you serious?" Williams said. Read More »

Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins

On Monday, Marissa Mayer posted a blog announcing some very exciting news — she's expecting identical twin girls! Read More »