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Boston Bomber: I am sorry for the lives I have taken

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has publicly expressed remorse for the first time since he executed the 2013 Boston marathon bombings.

Jury’s next decision: Life or death for Boston bomber?

A US jury unanimously convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and found him guilty on all 30 counts related to the 2013 Boston bombings attacks.

2014 Boston Marathon kicks off under tight security

Security has been beefed up at the 2014 Boston Marathon, a year after the bombings that killed three people and injured hundred others.

Michelle Obama picks disaster heroes, gay athlete as speech guests

The White House has filled Michelle Obama's seating area at the State of the Union address with people who represent issues important to her.

‘Rolling Stone’ bombs out over Boston suspect cover

Boston officials have reacted with anger to an upcoming cover of "Rolling Stone" magazine featuring accused marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Not guilty, pleads Boston bombing suspect

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty on all charges, some of which could carry the death penalty.

Boston bombings: Tsarnaev faces first court appearance

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspected of the April Boston attacks that killed three people, is to appear in court for the first time following his arrest.

Accused Boston Marathon bomber could face execution

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could be executed if convicted after he was indicted on 30 charges, including that of killing four people.

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev indicted

A US grand jury has indicted accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhohkhar Tsarnaev on charges of killing four people and using homemade bombs.

Man killed by FBI links Boston bombing suspect to triple murder

FBI agents have killed a friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev who implicated himself and the Boston bombing suspect in an unsolved triple homicide.

Boston bombs: Russia withheld important details on Tamerlan

Russia withheld "crucial" information from the US on one of the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings, The Wall Street Journal has reported.

Boston police chief says he was not warned about Tsarnaevs

Boston's police commissioner has said his department was not briefed on a Russian intelligence warning ahead of the bomb blasts last month.

The trouble of burying bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev

A funeral home director has been scrambling to find a cemetery that would bury a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aerosmith and New Kids on the Block to headline Boston benefit concert

The Boston bands, singer James Taylor and country singer Jason Aldean will headline a concert to benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

MG Hangout: Security policing trends and SA

We talk about how concerns for public safety are overriding personal freedoms in the US, and what this means in SA where police misconduct is rife.

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