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  • In Massachusetts, a long and tortured death penalty history

    Massachusetts hasn't executed anyone since 1947, but during most of its history it allowed capital punishment for crimes ranging from murder to witchcraft. Jurors weighing whether Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should die under the federal...
  • In Boston, justice has been done

    The conviction of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quietly sealed a chapter in this, the opening stages of what may become our long battle against terrorism on U.S. soil. Tsarnaev heard his guilty verdicts -- all 30 of them -- including one for...
  • No early issues with added security at Orioles Opening Day

    No early issues with added security at Orioles Opening Day
    The process of having fans walk through metal detectors at every entrance of Camden Yards seemed to go smoothly for Friday's noon gate opening. The early wave of fans entered the ballpark under new procedures mandated by Major League Baseball largely...
  • Don't spare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's life

    To the editor: When the Times' editorialists conclude their plea to the jury (and all Americans) that the conviction of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all 30 counts for his participation in the massacre at the Boston Marathon should not result in his execution,...
  • Guantanamo judge orders MRI of USS Cole defendant's brain, abates trial

    MIAMI A military judge has ordered the Pentagon to conduct a brain scan on a Saudi captive accused of orchestrating al-Qaida's USS Cole bombing something currently impossible because a $1.65 million mobile MRI machine meant for the war-on-terror...
  • Penalty phase of marathon bombing trial to start after race

    The second phase of the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on April 21, after the second anniversary of the attack and the day after this year's race. U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. granted a request Friday from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Boston officer improving after surgery to remove bullet

    Boston officer improving after surgery to remove bullet
    A decorated Boston police officer shot point-blank in the face by a suspect was in stable condition at a hospital Sunday and improving after surgery to remove a bullet lodged below his ear, police said. Officer John Moynihan, 34, underwent several hours...
  • Jurors end 1st day of deliberations in marathon bombing case

    Jurors in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deliberated for a little more than seven hours Tuesday before ending their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Judge George O'Toole Jr. dismissed the jury at...