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  • Major trials prompt calls for cameras in federal courtrooms

    High-profile cases playing out in federal court are prosecuted on behalf of the American public, but the public has been largely barred from watching them. In Boston, reporters have mobbed the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev but can't...
  • Tsarnaev blamed bad grades on loss of loved ones in Chechnya

    Three months before he bombed the Boston Marathon, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told college officials he had been unable to concentrate on his studies because he had "lost too many" loved ones in Chechnya during the previous year, a school administrator testified...
  • Terrorism expert: Tsarnaev note in boat used jihadi themes

    A note written by Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as he hid inside a boat contained themes of global jihad similar to those found in extremist materials on his computer, a terrorism expert testified Monday at his federal death penalty trial....
  • AP Interview: Boston's Olympic chief confident in bid

    It would be one thing to persuade the International Olympic Committee to choose Boston over other powerhouse world cities to host the 2024 Summer Games. But it's quite another to win over a skeptical populace in its own backyard. "We have to dream big,"...
  • 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial winding down

    An admission by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that he bombed the Boston Marathon has vastly accelerated the pace of his federal death penalty trial. While the trial was originally expected to last three to four months, it could be over in about half that time....
  • Blood on gloves in Boston Marathon bomber's car matched that of dead officer, expert testifies

    Blood on gloves in Boston Marathon bomber's car matched that of dead officer, expert testifies
    The blood of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer appeared on white gloves found in Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's car, a DNA expert testified Wednesday as prosecutors tried to show he played an active role in that killing...
  • Boston Marathon trial retraces the footsteps of bomber brothers

    Using surveillance videos and photos, prosecutors in the Boston Marathon trial played an FBI montage Monday that traced the footsteps of the Tsarnaev brothers moving through cheering crowds, then detonating two pressure-cooker bombs in one of the worst...
  • FBI agent: Tsarnaev's computer contained extremist materials

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had a variety of extremist materials on his computer, including an issue of the al-Qaida magazine Inspire with an article entitled "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom," an FBI agent testified Thursday....
  • Correction: Boston Marathon Bombing story

    In a story March 18 about the Boston Marathon bombing trial, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by a prosecutor in court, misidentified the brand of plastic container used by the bombers. It was not Tupperware, but a different brand. A...
  • FBI agent: Tsarnaev's computer contained extremist materials

    FBI agent: Tsarnaev's computer contained extremist materials
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had a variety of extremist materials on his computer, including an issue of the al-Qaida magazine Inspire with an article entitled "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom," an FBI agent testified Thursday....
  • Tsarnaev still faces state murder charge in MIT cop's death

    A prosecutor says Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) still faces a state murder charge in the death of Massachusetts Institute of Technology police Officer Sean Collier days after the 2013 attacks. In a statement...