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  • Marathon bomber's lawyers give jury glimpse into family life

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are giving the jury glimpses into his troubled family as they try to save him from the death penalty.
  • 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,...

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    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...

    Latest on Boston trial: Prosecutor cross-examines historian

    4:30 p.m. A prosecutor has noted that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) spent little to no time living in Chechnya, a place that a historian had described as having a patriarchal society. During cross-examination...