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  • Boston Marathon bombing jury deliberations done for the day

    Boston Marathon bombing jury deliberations done for the day
    Prosecutors and defense attorneys on Wednesday made their final appeals to the jury that will decide the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jurors began deliberating whether the Boston Marathon bomber should get life in prison or the death penalty. "The...
  • Prosecutors say they've shown impact of boy's bombing death

    Federal prosecutors have urged a judge to reject a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) to strike one of the aggravating factors used to argue he deserves the death penalty. On Monday, Tsarnaev's...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Tornadoes kill at least 5 in Texas and Arkansas, including parents who died shielding daughter Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at...
  • Will death make Tsarnaev a martyr? Experts say it depends

    Does putting Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death make him a martyr for the cause? Some analysts worry that Tsarnaev's eventual execution could inspire more attacks. But others, including Islamic leaders, say no: Tsarnaev was more of a...
  • Tsarnaev could be 1st terrorist executed in US since 9/11

    The death sentence jurors imposed on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sets the stage for what could be the nation's first execution of a terrorist in the post-9/11 era, though the case is likely to go through years of appeals. In weighing the...
  • After Death Sentence, What's Next for Boston Marathon bomber

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death by lethal injection, but he won't be executed for years — maybe decades — as the appeals process runs its course. The next step is a formal imposition of the sentence. Then, the...
  • 'Justice': Jury orders death for the Boston Marathon bomber

    After slouching through his trial for months with a bored look on his face, the defendant was ordered to rise. For close to half an hour, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was on his feet, fidgeting as he listened to the reading of a 24-page...
  • Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

    Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death
    BOSTON (AP) — A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother. Tsarnaev, 21, stood with his hands folded,...
  • The Latest on Boston Marathon trial: 'The jury has spoken'

    5:25 p.m. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz says Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) will pay for his crimes with the death sentence he received. Ortiz spoke at a news conference Friday, hours after a jury decided that Tsarnaev...
  • Reaction to Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

    Reaction to the death sentence a federal jury imposed Friday on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: ___ "Now he will go away and we will be able to move on. Justice. In his own words, 'an eye for an eye.'" — Bombing victim Sydney Corcoran,...
  • Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death
    After slouching through his trial for months with a bored look on his face, the defendant was ordered to rise. For close to half an hour, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was on his feet, fidgeting as he listened to the reading of a 24-page...