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  • Police describe Boston bombing suspects' violent escape attempt

    Police describe Boston bombing suspects' violent escape attempt
    Three police officers on Monday described an onslaught of gunfire and bombs thrown during a violent confrontation with the Boston Marathon bombers days after the deadly attack and one suspect's furious escape in a stolen car that ended with him dragging...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Marathon bombing jurors were asked about family, religion

    Potential jurors for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ((joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv)'s trial were given a 28-page questionnaire exploring their attitudes about the death penalty, but also the influence of their siblings and their knowledge and...
  • 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...
  • An active lifestyle makes life and death better

     An active lifestyle makes life and death better
    Any day above ground is a good one. Or is it? People are living much longer than they did a century ago, but in many cases this comes despite terrible lifestyles; it's medical advancements that increase longevity for those disinclined to help...
  • Freedom of information, access issues in all 50 states

    Freedom of information issues in all 50 states: ___ ALABAMA Lawmakers are trying to shield the identities of companies and individuals who provide the state with the drugs used for lethal-injection executions. In mid-March, the state House of...