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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Bishops say Tsarnaev should not receive death penalty

    Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley and fellow Massachusetts Roman Catholic bishops said Monday it would be against the church's teaching to apply the death penalty to Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. "The defendant in this case has been neutralized...
  • Closing arguments begin in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Closing arguments begin in Boston Marathon bombing trial
    A prosecutor has told a jury that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev targeted men, women and children at the marathon because he wanted to terrorize the United States on a day when the eyes of the world would be on Boston. Assistant U.S....
  • Red Cross marking marathon bombings with blood drives

    The American Red Cross is marking the second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings by conducting three commemorative blood drives. The Red Cross says it hopes prospective donors in the Boston area will respond to its campaign as a fitting tribute...
  • Scholarships presented in honor of Boston Marathon victim

    A ceremony is being held at the University of Massachusetts-Boston to announce the first two recipients of a scholarship named for one of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. The Krystle Campbell Scholarship will be awarded on campus Monday by...
  • My Illness Doesn't Make Me Violent

    My Illness Doesn't Make Me Violent
    Authorities investigating the intentional crash of a Germanwings flight into the French Alps on March 24 are trying to understand how mental illness factored into the actions of the co-pilot, who was alone in the cockpit. No sane person smashes a plane...
  • Boston Marathon bombing police response criticized in government report

    Boston Marathon bombing police response criticized in government report
    Some police officers involved in tracking down the Boston Marathon bombers days after the attacks showed a lack of "weapons discipline" during a firefight with the brothers and in the eventual capture of one of them, resulting in dangerous crossfire,...
  • US woman accused of trying to join, martyr self for IS group

    A Philadelphia woman was arrested Friday on charges she tried to join and martyr herself for the Islamic State group, a day after two women in New York were charged with plotting to wage jihad by building a bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type...
  • Philadelphia woman accused of trying to join, martyr self for Islamic State

    A Philadelphia woman was arrested Friday on charges she tried to join and martyr herself for the Islamic State group, a day after two women in New York were charged with plotting to wage jihad by building a bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type...
  • Philadelphia woman charged with trying to join ISIS

    PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia woman was arrested Friday on charges she tried to join and martyr herself for the Islamic State group, a day after two women in New York were charged with plotting to wage jihad by building a bomb and using it for a...
  • US authorities committed to stopping 'homegrown extremists'

    The disturbing allegations were contained in court papers describing the latest homegrown terror plot thwarted by the FBI and the New York Police Department. Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were arrested at their Queens homes early Thursday...
  • 2 women arrested in NYC, accused of planning Boston Marathon-type attack

    2 women arrested in NYC, accused of planning Boston Marathon-type attack
    Two women were arrested Thursday on charges they plotted to wage violent jihad by building a homemade bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type attack. One of the women, Noelle Velentzas, had been "obsessed with pressure cookers since the Boston...