Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

World / Crime & Legal Aug 1, 2020

Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case did not adequately screen jurors for potential biases. A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a ...

Japanese marathoners join hands in Boston

National Apr 22, 2014

Japanese marathoners join hands in Boston

Many Japanese were among the thousands of runners who crossed the 118th Boston Marathon finish line amid tightened security Monday, a year after the bombings that killed three and left more than 260 injured. "Since last year, the whole city has grown stronger, determined not ...

Boston bombing marked with defiant memorial

World Apr 16, 2014

Boston bombing marked with defiant memorial

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, along with other leaders and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing, shared messages of thanks and defiance Tuesday at a tribute to the three people killed and 264 wounded in the attack exactly one year ago. From Patrick Downes — ...