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Why Some Catholics Are Being Excluded From Boston Bombing Jury

USA Today | G. Jeffrey MacDonald | Posted 01.26.2015 | Religion

BOSTON (RNS) As the quest for a jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial approaches its fourth week, some of the area’s 2 million Roman Catholics ...

Murdering More Muslims Won't Stop Islamic Terrorists

Dale Hansen | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics
Dale Hansen

Since the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo office that left twelve people dead there has been a considerable amount of coverage by U.S. media. Unfortunately the bulk of this media attention has been errant fear mongering.

No Plea Deal Likely In Boston Marathon Bombing Case

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.19.2015 | Crime

The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the ...

Boston Marathon Bombing Trial: What To Look For In A Jury

AP | Denise Lavoie | Posted 01.06.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — To try to save him from the death penalty in the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers will probably look for jurors wh...

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Monthslong Death Case Begins

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 01.05.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombi...

Jury Selection For Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Begins Monday

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 01.05.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — His accusers brandish a confession scribbled inside a boat during an intensive manhunt and a video they say shows him placing a backpa...

Judge Rejects Requests To Postpone Boston Bombing Trial

Associated Press | Bob Salsberg and Mark Pratt | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision t...

Newly-Discharged Boston Bombing Victim Vows To Run Marathon This Year

AP | Posted 11.22.2014 | Good News

KATY, Texas (AP) — A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently wa...

Boston Bombing Survivor Writes Hilarious Break-Up Note To Leg Before Amputation

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.14.2014 | Good News

This Boston bombing survivor faces some of her toughest obstacles with her head held high and a smile on her face. Rebekah DiMartino, 27, of Richm...

Boston Bombing Survivor Loses Part Of Her Leg

AP | Posted 11.11.2014 | Crime

KATY, Texas (AP) -- A Houston-area woman injured in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing was recovering Tuesday after surgery to amputate part of her le...

Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Convicted Of Lying To FBI

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 12.28.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Tuesday of lying during the investigation into the 2013 att...

Mike Dukakis To Testify In Tsarnaev Friend's Trial

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — It was an odd moment in the trial of a friend of the man accused of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing: Michael Dukakis, the for...

Did Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Friend Lie To Investigators?

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2014 | Crime

BOSTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - A college friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, charged with lying about a visit to his dorm room three days afte...

Ex-College Athlete And Marathon Bombing Survivor Returns To Court, Reminds Us To Never Quit

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.09.2014 | Good News

This strong-willed tennis player was severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombings. More than a year after the attacks, she's back to show the worl...

Lawyers For Marathon Bombing Suspect Ask To Delay Trial

AP | Posted 08.30.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked Friday to delay his trial until at least September 2015. "We reco...

Arrest Linked To Gun Used After Boston Marathon Bombings

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — Details emerged Wednesday on another friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who may have been linked to events su...

Tsarnaev Seemed Normal After Bombings: Ex-roommate

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 09.07.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev did not seem nervous or agitated in the days after the deadly attack, his former coll...

Prosecutors: Put Him On Trial In Boston

AP | Posted 08.31.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are opposing a defense request to move the November trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to ...

Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Refused A Plea Deal

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.23.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- A lawyer for a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect says he rejected a plea deal offered to his client. Azamat Tazhayakov (AZ...

Boston Bombers' Friend Sent Money To 6 Countries: FBI

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.04.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — A recently indicted friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of destroying evidence and ...

Here's What The Boston Bombing Suspect's Note Said, According To Court Docs

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.22.2014 | Crime

After Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found bloodied and hiding in a boat in the yard of a house in Watertown, Massachusetts, last year, ...

Boston Marathon Bombs Were Made With Christmas Lights, Model Car Parts

AP | Posted 05.21.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects used "relatively sophisticated" bombs with fuses made from Christmas ligh...

Marathon Bomber's Friend Will Testify To Aid His Own Case

AP | PAIGE SUTHERLAND | Posted 07.14.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect could testify in court in an effort to suppress evidence for his own upcoming t...

Discussing Marathon Bombing Suspect's Foreign Origins Is Unfair: Defense

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 07.01.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say federal prosecutors shouldn't be allowed to use his status as a new ...

A Boston Marathon Bombing TV Series Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.01.2014 | TV

Fox is taking on the story of the Boston Marathon bombings. The network announced plans to launch an event series based on the best-selling book "Long...