Boston bomber remorseful, US nun tells trial

 Convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has expressed sincere remorse for carrying out the deadly attacks in 2013, a prominent American nun and anti-death penalty campaigner told his trial Monday.

Boston bomber's lawyers aim to paint Tsarnaev as teen gone astray
Boston bomber's lawyers aim to paint Tsarnaev as teen gone astray

Attorneys for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will call more witnesses on Wednesday as they seek to spare his life by painting him as a normal teen who went astray when he followed his older, domineering brother in carrying out the attack.

Boston bomber's brother talked of ''rage of hatred,'' court hears

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev`s brother, who decribed feeling a "rage of hatred," frightened at least one relative during a visit to Russia in 2012 when he espoused radical Islamist beliefs, a family member said on Monday.

Boston bomber's lawyer urges ''unrelenting punishment'' over death

 Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was adrift and following his obsessive older brother when he carried out the deadly 2013 attack, a defense lawyer said on Monday as he urged a jury to spare his client`s life.

Defence to launch bid to save Boston bomber from death

Celebrated defence lawyer Judy Clarke will launch her bid Monday to save 21-year-old convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty for bombing the Boston Marathon in 2013.

Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber's trial

The prosecution rested its case on Thursday during the penalty phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial after playing a video showing a mother crouched over her 8-year-old son and resting her head on his chest as he lay dying.

Jury finds Tsarnaev guilty in Boston Marathon bombing

 The jury hearing the Boston Marathon bombing on Wednesday found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 in the April 15, 2013 attack on the city`s best-attended sporting event, as well as fatally shooting a police officer four days later.

Jury starts day two of deliberations in Boston trial

 US jurors began a second day of deliberations in the Boston bombings trial Wednesday after asking questions about the need for a unanimous verdict and the nature of conspiracy.

Boston Marathon bombing trial awaits verdict

The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnev and his brother Tamerlan, accused of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that left three people dead and 260 injured, is now awaiting a verdict.

Boston bombing jury sees fuse, debris from suspect's apartment

 The Boston Marathon bombing jury on Wednesday saw evidence including a fuse and a piece of a pressure-cooker lid seized at the apartment where accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother lived.

Police recall chaotic gunfight with accused Boston bombers

Two police officers on Monday recalled a night of chaos as they battled with the accused Boston Marathon bombers in Watertown, Massachusetts, four days after the attack that killed three people and injured 264.

Blasts, smoke and blood: Scenes of horror recalled at Boston trial

Clouds of smoke, improvised tourniquets and screams of pain were evoked in the first day of the Boston Marathon bombing trial on Wednesday as people who survived the deadly attack recalled one of the darkest days in the New England city`s memory.

`It was him`, admit Boston bomber's lawyers
`It was him`, admit Boston bomber's lawyers

Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber opened his trial on Wednesday with a stunning statement about their client, charged with killing three people and injuring 264: "It was him."

Accused Boston bomber's seek to discuss brother early in trial

Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and federal prosecutors sparred on Monday over how much evidence related to his motive and his brother`s role in the attack can be presented in the opening weeks of his trial.

Accused bomber's lawyers say cannot get fair trial in Boston

Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber on Thursday asked a U.S. appellate panel to override a federal judge and order his trial moved out of the city, saying an impartial jury could not be seated so close to the site of the 2013 attack.

Boston Marathon bombing defence likely to focus on dead brother

The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.

Boston bomb suspects' friend to plead guilty to lying

A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect is expected to plead guilty to a reduced charge of lying to the FBI.

Silence of Boston bomb suspect`s family as he stands trial

The family of Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is keeping a low profile as he goes on trial Monday for the dramatic attack in which three people died.

Boston suspect to make first appearance in 17 months

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is due to make his first public appearance in 17 months when he steps into court Thursday for final preparations for his January trial.

Social media reactions after terrorist attack studied
Social media reactions after terrorist attack studied

Emotional reactions on Twitter in the hours and weeks following a terrorist attack can help predict where public fears will be heightened most as a result of the incident, a new study says.