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  • Friend of Boston Marathon bomber pleads guilty to lying

    A friend of one of the Boston Marathon bombers has pleaded guilty to misleading investigators. Khairullozhon Matanov (hy-ROO'-luh-zhahn MAH'-tuh-nahf) appeared Tuesday in federal court. Judge William Young asked Matanov if he understood the agreement...
  • Major trials prompt calls for cameras in federal courtrooms

    High-profile cases playing out in federal court are prosecuted on behalf of the American public, but the public has been largely barred from watching them. In Boston, reporters have mobbed the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev but can't...
  • Tsarnaev blamed bad grades on loss of loved ones in Chechnya

    Three months before he bombed the Boston Marathon, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told college officials he had been unable to concentrate on his studies because he had "lost too many" loved ones in Chechnya during the previous year, a school administrator testified...
  • Terrorism expert: Tsarnaev note in boat used jihadi themes

    A note written by Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as he hid inside a boat contained themes of global jihad similar to those found in extremist materials on his computer, a terrorism expert testified Monday at his federal death penalty trial....
  • Terrorism expert says Tsarnaev note uses jihadi material

    Terrorism expert says Tsarnaev note uses jihadi material
    A terrorism expert has testified that a note Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote explaining the 2013 attack used themes of global jihad similar to those in materials found on his computer. At Tsarnaev's federal death penalty trial Monday,...
  • Massachusetts members of Congress split on cameras in courts

    One is serving two life sentences after a 2013 racketeering conviction tied him to 11 murders and other gangland crimes in the 1970s and '80s. The other has acknowledged taking part in the Boston Marathon bombing. The crimes shocked Boston, but with...
  • 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial winding down

    An admission by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that he bombed the Boston Marathon has vastly accelerated the pace of his federal death penalty trial. While the trial was originally expected to last three to four months, it could be over in about half that time....
  • FBI agent: Tsarnaev's computer contained extremist materials

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had a variety of extremist materials on his computer, including an issue of the al-Qaida magazine Inspire with an article entitled "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom," an FBI agent testified Thursday....
  • Correction: Boston Marathon Bombing story

    In a story March 18 about the Boston Marathon bombing trial, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by a prosecutor in court, misidentified the brand of plastic container used by the bombers. It was not Tupperware, but a different brand. A...
  • Blood on gloves in Boston Marathon bomber's car matched that of dead officer, expert testifies

    Blood on gloves in Boston Marathon bomber's car matched that of dead officer, expert testifies
    The blood of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer appeared on white gloves found in Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's car, a DNA expert testified Wednesday as prosecutors tried to show he played an active role in that killing...
  • Woman now in wheelchair testifies at Boston bombing trial

    Woman now in wheelchair testifies at Boston bombing trial
    A woman testifying from a wheelchair Monday in the Boston Marathon bombing trial recalled shielding her husband from the sight of his mangled leg, being pushed to the ground by a bystander frantically trying to extinguish the flames on her body and coming...