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  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyer: 'It was him'

    Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyer: 'It was him'
    The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it. In a blunt opening statement at the nation's biggest terrorism trial in nearly 20 years,...
  • Opening statements due in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Opening statements due in Boston Marathon bombing trial
    Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial. Was he a submissive, adoring...
  • Parents to FBI: Pay $30M for fatally shooting son in Orlando

    Parents to FBI: Pay $30M for fatally shooting son in Orlando
    Ibragim Todashev's parents want the FBI to pay $30 million for killing him two years ago in Orlando while being questioned about the Boston Marathon bombing, according to a legal filing by the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Todashev was shot...
  • Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother

    Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother
    The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial. When Tsarnaev's case begins, his lawyers are likely to pin their hopes — and the bombings themselves — on his...
  • Prospective juror in Boston bombing trial has sympathy for Tsarnaev, cites young age

    Many of the more than 100 prospective jurors questioned in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have said they can't be impartial because they already believe he's guilty or have a personal connection to the...
  • Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb

    Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb
    Cathleen O'Connell, the PBS documentarian, cut right to the core with her first question about the Leopold and Loeb case from 1924: "Why among all brutal murders was this one called 'crime of the century'?" O'Connell had a point when you consider 20th...
  • Tsarnaev lawyers ask again to move trial outside Boston

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are making a third push to move his trial outside Massachusetts, citing a large number of prospective jurors who already believe he's guilty and the personal connections many have to the...
  • Traces of sympathy seen for Boston Marathon bombing suspect

    Traces of sympathy seen for Boston Marathon bombing suspect
    Many prospective jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have expressed anger over the attack and compassion for the people who were killed and injured in the explosions. But on Friday, traces of sympathy for Tsarnaev...
  • Slain Chicago officer awarded Medal of Valor

    Slain Chicago officer awarded Medal of Valor
    The mother and fiancee of Chicago police Officer Clifton Lewis, killed at an Austin convenience store in late 2011, accepted the Law Enforcement Medal of Valor on his behalf in a White House ceremony Wednesday. Vice President Joe Biden draped the purple-...
  • Prospective jurors cite conflicts in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Prospective jurors cite conflicts in Boston Marathon bombing trial
    In a quest to find impartial jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the middle school language arts teacher seemed to fit the bill. Yes, she had heard a lot about the case. But no, she had not formed an opinion on...
  • Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges

    Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges
    A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty on Friday to charges including having possessed a gun that prosecutors contend the suspects used to shoot dead a university police officer as they tried to flee the city....