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Testimony set for trial of Boston suspect friend

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:02

Testimony is set to begin this week in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Boston bombings suspect wants trial moved to DC

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 00:18

The prime suspect in the Boston Marathon attacks has asked a US court to move his trial to Washington DC claiming he will not be tried fairly in the northeastern city.

Kyrgyzstan national charged with hampering Boston bombing probe

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 04:20

U.S. officials on Friday charged a Kyrgyzstan national who bought dinner for the accused Boston Marathon bombers the night of the attack with interfering with the investigation into the deadly bombing.

Marathon Petroleum to buy Hess unit for $2.6 bn

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 22:45

Marathon Petroleum will acquire Hess`s gasoline and convenience store business for USD 2.6 billion in a deal creating one of the biggest US players in the sector, the companies said Thursday.

Boston marathon bomb suspect challenges death penalty

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 02:24

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a US court to rule out capital punishment for their client, after last month`s botched execution of a US inmate.

Boston marathon bomb suspect challenges death penalty

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 22:57

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a US court to rule out capital punishment for their client, after last month`s botched execution of a US inmate.

Kate Hudson wants to try `sprint triathlon`

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 20:23

Actress Kate Hudson, who loves sports, doesn`t mind setting new goals to stay fit.

Obama attends annual correspondents` dinner

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 07:03

President Barack Obama had joined journalists, government officials, politicians and media personalities at the White House Correspondents` Association dinner for an evening of humor and celebrity gazing that has become an annual tradition in the US capital.

US bombing suspect: Can`t use `betrayal` argument

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 01:38

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say federal prosecutors shouldn`t be allowed to use his status as a new American citizen to argue that his alleged "betrayal" of the United States is one reason he should be put to death.

Thousands run Boston Marathon in show of defiance

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 18:43

Nearly 32,000 runners sent a powerful message of resilience at the first Boston Marathon since last year`s deadly bombing, and crowds who came out in droves saw something that had not happened in more than 30 years.

Boston marathon kick-starts under tight security one year after twin blasts

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 21:50

Leaving behind the fear of twin bomb blasts, which rocked the marathon stadium last year, thousands of runners reclaim the world`s oldest marathon on Monday.

Mindful of tragedy, Boston Marathon goes on

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 09:05

Defending champions Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Rita Jeptoo of Kenya are among a host of past winners in Monday`s 118th Boston Marathon, all mindful of last year`s bombing tragedy.