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  • Tsarnaev conviction puts death penalty opponents in an awkward spot

    How about now? Are you in favor of the death penalty now? I ask because the preferred argument from opponents of the death penalty is doubt: We can never be sure; look at all of the people released from death row; we can't afford to risk ending a single...
  • Boston Marathon bombing timeline of key events

    Boston Marathon bombing timeline of key events
    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. A federal jury on April 8, 2015, convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who defenders say was influenced by his older brother, Tamerlan....
  • Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial delayed for 2 weeks

    The second phase of the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will not begin until April 21, almost two weeks after his conviction in the 2013 deadly bombing. A judge granted a request Friday from Tsarnaev's lawyers to have a recess to...
  • Marathon goal drives Libertyville distance runner Mike Brunette

    When Libertyville's Mike Brunette won the Big Island International Marathon in Hawaii in 2 hours, 53:56 minutes on March 15, he achieved one goal and took another step toward a much bigger one. Brunette, 35, has long wanted to win a marathon. But before...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Avoiding seeing things as they really are

    Last weekend, I managed to successfully brainwash my 6-year-old nephew into believing that Ultraman, that low-tech superhero of 1970s television, is the greatest champion of all time. It took only a marathon session of 39 episodes, some in English and...
  • Be prepared for longer lines at Camden Yards as Orioles increase security

    Be prepared for longer lines at Camden Yards as Orioles increase security
    Noah Stayton planned to get to Camden Yards early Friday anyway — Opening Day brings the first batting practice of the year, the orange carpet ceremony and the official beginning of spring for some. But with memories of long delays when the Ravens...
  • Tsarnaev's lawyer faces perhaps her biggest challenge yet

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney is renowned for keeping her high-profile clients off death row, but Judy Clarke could face her most daunting challenge yet in trying to save the Boston Marathon bomber from execution. Most of Clarke's past successes hinged on...
  • After bomber's conviction, jury to decide life or death

    Now that a jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges, even more is at stake in the next phase of the federal trial: The same 12 people must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies. Tsarnaev was found guilty Wednesday...
  • Today: Video and Cops. Life and Death in Boston.

    Hello. I'm Davan Maharaj, the editor of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines you shouldn't miss today. a img{ border:none; } .left{ float:left; } .right{ float:right; } .clear{ clear:both; } .hide{ display:none; } .featureWrap{ border:...
  • After Tsarnaev's bombing conviction, jury to decide life or death

    After Tsarnaev's bombing conviction, jury to decide life or death
    Now that a jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges, even more is at stake in the next phase of the federal trial: The same 12 people must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies. Tsarnaev was found guilty...
  • Boston Marathon selects a familiar face as Grand Marshal

    Dick and Rick Hoyt, who over the decades have become among the most recognizable faces of the Boston Marathon, may not be running as a team this year, but they are both very much involved in the festivities. Dick Hoyt, 74, on Thursday was named Grand...