Harvard - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Harvard Ben Beach eyeing record 50th straight Boston Marathon finish BOSTON (AP) — Ben Beach was a scrawny 18-year-old who had never run more than 5 miles before he started training for his first Boston Marathon in 1968. A half-century later, at age 67, the Bethesda, Maryland, resident has a chance to set a standard by becoming the first person to complete 50 consecutive trips down the city's hallowed course. ... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 01:13:00 GMT 2017-04-14T01:13:00Z Travel ban throws research, academic exchange into turmoil BOSTON (AP) — Universities across the nation say President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries is disrupting vital research projects and academic exchanges in such fields as medicine, public health and engineering, with untold numbers of scholars blocked from entering the U.S. For years, schools in the U.S. have worked to widen exc... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:01:00 GMT 2017-01-31T19:01:00Z