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  • Judge in Colorado theater shooting trial asks jurors about Boston coverage

    Judge in Colorado theater shooting trial asks jurors about Boston coverage
    Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial have told the judge their verdict won't be influenced by the death sentence in the Boston Marathon bombing. Judge Carlos Samour asked the jurors about the Boston case on Monday, the start of the fourth...
  • Death for the Boston Marathon bomber: What would Jesus do?

    Death for the Boston Marathon bomber: What would Jesus do?
    Two headlines captured the ambivalence felt by many after a federal jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The Los Angeles Times: “Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev brings relief to many...
  • The 30 counts against Boston Marathon bomber

    A jury on Friday sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. Last month, the same jury found Tsarnaev guilty of all 30 federal counts against him. Here are the charges: — Conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction resulting...
  • White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil

    White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil
    Alarmed about the growing threat from Islamic State, the Obama administration has dramatically stepped up warnings of potential terrorist attacks on American soil after several years of relative calm. Behind the scenes, U.S. authorities have raised...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Central Texas police say 9 dead in shooting were all members of rival biker gangs A shootout among rival motorcycle gangs at a popular Central Texas restaurant left nine bikers people dead and 18 injured, and it sent panicked patrons and bystanders...
  • Cop almost killed in Boston Marathon shootout returns to job

    The transit police officer almost killed during a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers has returned to work — with a promotion. Richard Donohue Jr. returned to work Friday after more than two years of recovery. He was one of four Massachusetts...
  • 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...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Nepal's army says all 8 bodies recovered near crashed US Marine helicopter The bodies of all eight people on board the U.S. Marine helicopter that crashed during a relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal have been recovered, Nepal's army said Saturday....
  • 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...