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  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life

    Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother. David Bruck delivered the defense's...
  • Pictures in the News | April 21, 2015

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where lightning brightens the night sky over Washington, DC, during a rainstorm....
  • Death penalty offers revenge, not redemption: My Word

    Death penalty offers revenge, not redemption: My Word
    The jury will soon go into deliberation on the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber. We know from studies that the death penalty is not a deterrent, particularly in regard to Middle Eastern-related terrorists whose...
  • Execute Tsarnaev? Whatever. But kill the death penalty

    Execute Tsarnaev? Whatever. But kill the death penalty
    I'm OK with most executions. It's the death penalty I can't stand. Champions of capital punishment seem to think they have a trump card in Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose active participation in the 2013 terrorist attack is undisputed....
  • Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber's trial

    Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber's trial
    A video played Thursday at the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed a mother crouched over her 8-year-old son as he lay dying on the sidewalk, a scene prosecutors hoped would linger in jurors' minds while they determine whether...
  • Boston bombing: Photo at trial shows marathon bomber flipping off camera

    In a photo never before made public and taken just before his 2013 arraignment for the Boston Marathon bombings, a 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stands in a federal courtroom holding cell, looking directly into the surveillance camera and defiantly...
  • 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...
  • Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photos of victims, defiant Tsarnaev

    Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photos of victims, defiant Tsarnaev
    First, the jury was shown large, vibrant pictures of the four people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. Then prosecutors pulled out the photo they saved for last: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to the security camera in his jail...
  • Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin

    Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin
    Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are getting ready to hear evidence on what his punishment should be — life in prison or the death penalty — as survivors and victims' families weigh in with their views. The...
  • 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...
  • Boston Marathon bombing trial enters penalty phase

    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...