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A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 11,500 metres and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.


One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, runners started filtering in Monday morning as the sun rose over the centre of Hopkinton, where the race starts.







City Room: New York Today: The Mayor’s Bumpy Ride

What you need to know for Monday: resistance to banning carriage horses, more lovely weather, and a museum’s expansion draws critics.

With Defiant Spirit, Boston Readies for Marathon

Record numbers of runners and spectators are expected for today’s race, and the police say they have doubled their presence from last year.

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