Norwegian runner Grete Waitz of Norway competing in the New York Marathon, 28th October 1984. Waitz won the women's race with a time of 2 hours, 29 minutes and 30 seconds. (credit: David Cannon/Getty Images)

9-Time NYC Marathon Winner Grete Waitz Dies At 57

Grete Waitz had never run a marathon before the New York City race in October 1978. After it, her name and New York would be forever linked.


A demonstrator wears a mask of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Berlin on December 10, 2010. (credit: OHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Congressman Goes To Nobel Ceremony

Rep. Chris Smith organized a bipartisan group of lawmakers in February to nominate the winner, imprisoned Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo and two other human rights advocates for the award.