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  • Jury Decides Boston Marathon Bomber Deserves Death Penalty

    BOSTON — A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother. Tsarnaev, 21, stood with his hands folded, his...
  • Defense rests after nun says Boston Marathon bomber feels sorry for the victims

    Defense rests after nun says Boston Marathon bomber feels sorry for the victims
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers rested their case Monday in their bid to save him from execution after death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean testified that he expressed genuine sorrow for the victims. "No one deserves to...
  • Boston bombing jury's questions hint at progress but also challenges

    Boston bombing jury's questions hint at progress but also challenges
    In its first full day of deliberations Thursday, the Boston Marathon bombing jury asked the judge two questions as it debated a punishment for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a sign of how difficult its work might be. Jurors sent a note to Judge George A. O’...
  • Boston Marathon bombing jury deliberations done for the day

    Boston Marathon bombing jury deliberations done for the day
    Prosecutors and defense attorneys on Wednesday made their final appeals to the jury that will decide the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jurors began deliberating whether the Boston Marathon bomber should get life in prison or the death penalty. "The...
  • Ex-in-law testifies from Kazakhstan in Boston Marathon trial

    Ex-in-law testifies from Kazakhstan in Boston Marathon trial
    A former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday from Kazakhstan about the role of a conservative Muslim convert who steered Tsarnaev's older brother toward a stricter version of Islam. Elmirza Khozhugov, the...
  • Boston defense focuses on Tsarnaev's troubled family

    Boston defense focuses on Tsarnaev's troubled family
    Close to wrapping up their case, defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev portrayed their client Tuesday as the product of a troubled and ailing Chechen father who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, and an angry,...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction

    Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the product of a dysfunctional family from a turbulent corner of the...
  • In praise of those who stay

    In praise of those who stay
    Robert Holmes looks anguished in the photos — face tense, arms stiff — walking out of a Centennial, Colo., courtroom, where his son, James, is on trial for committing one of the most grisly mass shootings in American history. In a distant...
  • Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial

    Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial
    For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial. Tsarnaev, 21, wiped tears from his eyes quickly...
  • Judge adjourns Boston bomber trial until Monday after juror gets ill

    Judge adjourns Boston bomber trial until Monday after juror gets ill
    The penalty phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was adjourned until Monday after one of the jurors came down with what the judge called a temporary illness. U.S. District Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. did not...
  • Boston Marathon bombing trial suspended for day over sick juror

    Boston Marathon bombing trial suspended for day over sick juror
    Testimony in the death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was suspended Thursday because of a sick juror. Judge George O'Toole Jr. announced that the juror has a "temporary illness" but is expected to return when court resumes...