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  • Pressure cooker parts, BBs, found in Tsarnaev family home

    Pressure cooker parts, BBs, found in Tsarnaev family home
    Nails, BBs, pressure cooker parts and other potential bomb components were found inside Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's family apartment in Cambridge, an FBI agent testified Wednesday. The items were found during a search four days after...
  • Pressure cooker parts, BBs, found in marathon bombers' home

    Nails, BBs, pressure cooker parts and other potential bomb components were found inside Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's family apartment, an FBI agent testified Wednesday. The items were found during a search four days after the 2013 terror...
  • Friend of Boston Marathon bomber pleads guilty to lying

    A friend of one of the Boston Marathon bombers has pleaded guilty to misleading investigators. Khairullozhon Matanov (hy-ROO'-luh-zhahn MAH'-tuh-nahf) appeared Tuesday in federal court. Judge William Young asked Matanov if he understood the agreement...
  • 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,"...
  • 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

    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....
  • Friend says he gave Boston Marathon bomber a handgun

    Friend says he gave Boston Marathon bomber a handgun
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev borrowed a gun two months before the 2013 attack and "kept coming up with excuses" for not returning it, a close friend testified Tuesday. Prosecutors have identified the Ruger handgun as the gun used by Tsarnaev...