| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:03 AM
As he sat in a tattoo artist's chair a few days after the Boston Marathon bombing having a line-drawing of the city's skyline inked onto his arm, Christopher Padgett looked at the people around him and got an idea.
The crowd at Good Mojo Tattoo in the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Federal prosecutors intend to enter autopsy photos of the three Boston Marathon victims into evidence, but they want bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to see only the pictures that will be used in his trial.
On Monday, prosecutors asked a federal...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The world on Thursday celebrated the United Nations-sponsoredInternational Day of Happiness by dancing to the ubiquitous, infectiously upbeat tune, "Happy," by Pharrell Williams, who is the face of the second annual celebration established by the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A federal judge in Boston ruled Wednesday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may view autopsy photographs of three people who died in the Boston Marathon bombings and indicated that he might ease some of the restrictions on the defendant to allow him unmonitored...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:41 PM
The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has revived an old (and tedious) debate: Are figures such as Abu Khatallah “unlawful enemy combatants” or criminals?
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Is Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. a coward because he decided to seek the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
That’s the charge leveled by Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen. Noting that Holder is personally...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder is wrong to request the death penalty for 20-year-old old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber suspect.
The two reasons generally given to justify the death penalty — involvement in terrorism and...
| Feb 8, 2014
The Times' editorial Sunday opposing the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev prompted Robert S. Henry, a retired capital case coordinator with the California attorney general's office, to write a letter defending capital...
| Feb 9, 2014
Re "Death penalty in Boston?," Editorial, Feb. 2
Thank you for your clear rationale declaiming the death penalty even for such a horrid crime as targeting innocent runners and spectators at the Boston Marathon. Vengeance is clearly no good reason for...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on Nov. 3, a federal judge has ruled, a much earlier date than defense attorneys had requested.
In a status hearing Wednesday, Judge George O’Toole said the date was fair....
| May 30, 2014
| 8:07 AM
A Boston area cabdriver who was friends with the Tsarnaev brothers has been indicted in connection with destroying evidence from his computer and lying to the FBI about his relationship with the alleged Boston Marathon bombers, federal authorities...