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

    Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began making their case to spare his life by contrasting him with his older brother, a man they said was "consumed by jihad" and determined to drag his brother down his path to terrorism.
  • 'Good kid': Lawyer pleads for Boston Marathon bomber's 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...

    AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The latest on Baltimore police-custody death: Massive fire at building under construction 9:30 p.m. A massive fire has broken out in a building that was under construction and the Baltimore mayor's spokesman says it's related to the riots. Spokesman...

    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...

    Latest on Boston trial: Wife says Tamerlan home for bombings

    3:55 p.m. A woman has testified that Tamerlan Tsarnaev's (TAM'-ehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) wife texted her the day of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings to say as far as she knew, her husband was at home at the time of the attacks. Gina Crawford is the...