Victims told Dzhokhar Tsarnaev what they thought of him at today's sentencing hearing. He finally spoke too, offering words of remorse and apology.
The state of Massachusetts doesn't allow the death penalty, and most of the state's residents are against it. But for the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the jurors who decided his fate in a federal trial had to allow for that possibility.
A new investigation by the Boston Globe digs into Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the alleged Boston Marathon bomber, and their deeply dysfunctional family.
Two students from Kazakhstan remain in prison on charges of obstruction of justice in the Boston marathon case. They're accused of conspiring to destroy, conceal or cover up objects belonging to their college classmate, suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The Tsarnaev family has blamed the radicalization of their son, Tamerlan, on a Muslim convert called "Misha." Journalist Christian Caryl tracked down a man he believes is Misha to his home in Rhode Island Sunday, and found him an unlikely Svengali.
A potato gun is a WMD. At least, the strict, plain-English definition of a weapon of mass destruction would include the old-fashioned potato gun. Through changes over the years, the definition of a WMD has been broadened -- and now prosecutors have all the power when it comes to charging people.
Brian Glyn Williams teaches Chechen history at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. That's the same college attended by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Williams had brief contact with him, when Tsarnaev was a high school student.