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  • Bombing trial enters penalty phase amid life or death debate

    The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyers bluntly admitted during opening statements that he participated in the deadly 2013 attack. But the outcome of the...
  • The Boston bomber should not be put to death

    No human being deserves the death penalty, not even the Boston bomber. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of conspiring with his older brother Tamerlan in the Boston Marathon bombing and its violent aftermath. Even though his crimes are horrific, he...
  • As trial's penalty phase begins, Boston Marathon bomber remains a mystery

    As trial's penalty phase begins, Boston Marathon bomber remains a mystery
    Each morning around 9 a.m., a courtroom door would swing open and a young man in a sport coat was escorted by beefy U.S. marshals to the defense table. For a few moments, the 21-year-old defendant appeared animated, smiling a bit with lawyers, fussing...
  • Boston Marathon Anniversary: Paying Tribute To Those Who Died

    Boston Marathon Anniversary: Paying Tribute To Those Who Died
    BOSTON — The second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings brought together survivors and rescuers Wednesday as the city prepared to mark the day with a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness. With the plaintive...
  • Lelisa Desisa, Carlina Rotich win 119th Boston Marathon

    Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Caroline Rotich of Kenya won the men's and women's divisions, respectively, Monday at the 119th Boston Marathon, two years after a deadly terrorist bombing at the event's finish line. Desisa, who also won the tragic 2013...
  • Would the death penalty be justice for the Boston bomber?

    Denise and Bill Richard, who are the parents of the youngest victim in the Boston Marathon bombing, have suffered an unimaginable loss. As a father, I shudder at the thought of the pain they must be feeling. When the Richards spoke out against the death...
  • Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling

    Sameer Mohiuddin grew more confused by the second as panelists speaking at his Southern California mosque trumpeted a new national initiative to prevent violent extremism. Mohiuddin, 39, is an American citizen, longtime Californian and a vice president...
  • More marathon survivors ask that bomber not face execution

    A married couple who lost limbs in the 2013 Boston Marathon attack has joined the family of an 8-year-old victim in opposing the death penalty for bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv). Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes ask the federal...
  • Boston Marathon today: 2 years after bombs, race looks forward, not back

    Boston Marathon today: 2 years after bombs, race looks forward, not back
    It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to aspire to. The course has changed a dozen times or more. Women were...
  • Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

    The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case. Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old son, Martin, was one of three...
  • The prison OKC bomber Terry Nichols calls home

    On April 19, 1995, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was bombed, killing 168 and injuring more than 680 people. Three conspirators were charged in connection with the bombing: Timothy McVeigh, Michael Fortier and Terry Nichols....