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  • Judge denies Tsarnaev lawyers request for delay in Boston trial

    Judge denies Tsarnaev lawyers request for delay in Boston trial
    A U.S. district judge Wednesday denied a request from lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who had asked that jury selection in his Boston Marathon bombing trial be delayed for a month due to anger and publicity over last week's terrorist attacks in Paris....
  • After French terror attacks, prime minister calls for crackdown

    French leaders launched a multi-pronged anti-terrorism campaign Tuesday, with the prime minister making an impassioned plea for a crackdown on Muslim extremists and lawmakers voting to renew participation in U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State...
  • Maine woman accused of defrauding Boston Marathon blast victims' fund

    Maine woman accused of defrauding Boston Marathon blast victims' fund
    A Portland, Maine, woman was arrested Wednesday for filing false claims with a charity that helps victims of the Boston Marathon bombings pay for injuries sustained in the 2013 terror attacks, prosecutors said. Amey Molloy, 49, was not injured in in the...
  • We worry too much about terrorism

    We worry too much about terrorism
    Each of the attacks in Paris that killed 17 people last week was an atrocity, an affront to freedom and an act of terrorism. On those points, most people agree, and they're right. Most people also fear this marks the beginning of a rash of extremist...
  • Prospective jurors in Boston Marathon bombing trial give candid answers

    Prospective jurors in Boston Marathon bombing trial give candid answers
    The first prospective juror to be questioned Thursday by the judge in the Boston Marathon bombing trial was a young advertising executive, who said his friends thought it was “really cool” that he might serve on a panel that could decide...
  • Woman chokes up describing young marathon bombing victim

    Woman chokes up describing young marathon bombing victim
    A prospective juror in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev choked back tears Friday as she spoke of the 8-year-old boy who was killed in the attack. The female juror calmly answered questions from Judge...
  • Lawmakers question practice of giving military equipment to police

    Lawmakers question practice of giving military equipment to police
    Responding to public outcry over images of heavily armed police officers in Ferguson, Mo., last month, lawmakers called Tuesday for closer examination of federal programs that distribute military equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies....
  • Boston bombing suspect loses last-ditch bid to delay trial

    Boston bombing suspect loses last-ditch bid to delay trial
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose federal terrorism trial is set to start Jan. 5, lost a last-ditch bid to delay the proceeding after one of his best friends pleaded guilty in a related gun case. Tsarnaev, 21, also lost a...
  • Jury selection begins in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Jury selection begins in Boston Marathon bombing trial
    Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, and they seemed transfixed by the sight of the shaggy-haired 21-year-old. Tsarnaev, for his...
  • Frein manhunt: 'Striking similarities' to 5-year Olympic bomber search

    The circling helicopters haven’t found him. Neither have the tactical squads in the armored vehicles that have been rumbling up and down the rural mountain roads of eastern Pennsylvania. Fourteen days into the search for Eric Frein, hundreds of...
  • Jury selection expected to take weeks in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    As some prospective jurors got their first look at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the young man accused of bombing the renowned Boston Marathon, it became clear that choosing a jury in the closely watched terror case would not be a quick or simple process. U.S....