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  • Defense rests after nun says Boston Marathon bomber feels sorry for the victims

    Defense rests after nun says Boston Marathon bomber feels sorry for the victims
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers rested their case Monday in their bid to save him from execution after death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean testified that he expressed genuine sorrow for the victims. "No one deserves to...
  • Ex-in-law testifies from Kazakhstan in Boston Marathon trial

    Ex-in-law testifies from Kazakhstan in Boston Marathon trial
    A former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday from Kazakhstan about the role of a conservative Muslim convert who steered Tsarnaev's older brother toward a stricter version of Islam. Elmirza Khozhugov, the...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction

    Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the product of a dysfunctional family from a turbulent corner of the...
  • Boston defense focuses on Tsarnaev's troubled family

    Boston defense focuses on Tsarnaev's troubled family
    Close to wrapping up their case, defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev portrayed their client Tuesday as the product of a troubled and ailing Chechen father who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, and an angry,...
  • In praise of those who stay

    In praise of those who stay
    Robert Holmes looks anguished in the photos — face tense, arms stiff — walking out of a Centennial, Colo., courtroom, where his son, James, is on trial for committing one of the most grisly mass shootings in American history. In a distant...
  • Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial

    Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial
    For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial. Tsarnaev, 21, wiped tears from his eyes quickly...
  • Boston Marathon bombing trial suspended for day over sick juror

    Boston Marathon bombing trial suspended for day over sick juror
    Testimony in the death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was suspended Thursday because of a sick juror. Judge George O'Toole Jr. announced that the juror has a "temporary illness" but is expected to return when court resumes...
  • Judge adjourns Boston bomber trial until Monday after juror gets ill

    Judge adjourns Boston bomber trial until Monday after juror gets ill
    The penalty phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was adjourned until Monday after one of the jurors came down with what the judge called a temporary illness. U.S. District Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. did not...
  • Bomber's teacher: He 'always wanted to do the right thing'

    Bomber's teacher: He 'always wanted to do the right thing'
    As a child, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was quiet, hardworking and "always wanted to do the right thing," his third-grade teacher testified Wednesday to jurors who will decide whether he spends the rest of his life in prison or is sentenced...
  • In defense of Boston Marathon bomber, lawyers make case against older brother

    In defense of Boston Marathon bomber, lawyers make case against older brother
    Hoping to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty, lawyers for the convicted Boston Marathon bomber aggressively portrayed his older brother, Tamerlan, as the brains and muscle behind the 2013 terrorist attack, revealing for the first time that...
  • 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...