Jan 19, 2015

Seeking death penalty appears set in Boston bombing trial

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 attack. With testimony expected to start later this month, the Justice Department has given no indication it is ...

Jun 13, 2013

U.S. quietly sabotages al-Qaida's flashy online magazine

by Ellen Nakashima

U.S. intelligence operatives covertly sabotaged a prominent al-Qaida online magazine last month in an apparent attempt to sow confusion among the group’s followers, according to officials. The operation succeeded, at least temporarily, in thwarting publication of the latest issue of Inspire, the English-language magazine ...

Three 'hid evidence for Boston suspect'

May 2, 2013

Three 'hid evidence for Boston suspect'

Three 19-year-old friends of one of the alleged Boston bombers were charged Wednesday with trying to cover his tracks by throwing out fireworks and a laptop and then lying to U.S. police. The three teenagers — two Kazakhs and an American — were fellow ...