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# Boston bombings

Last year
# Boston bombings
US Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for man who bombed Boston Marathon
The justices agreed that a federal appeals court was wrong to throw out the sentence of death a jury imposed on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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# Death Penalty
Nun portrayed in Dead Man Walking movie says Boston bomber is remorseful
A jury will decide if he should be sentenced to death or life without parole.
# starting today
'He shopped for milk as paramedics tried to save an 8-year-old boy'
The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got under way today, with his defence team admitting: ‘It was him’.
# Anniversary
Unfinished business for one Boston Marathon competitor
But amputee Jeff Glasbrenner is coming back this year.
# Court
Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.
# what you're reading
Here are the 10 most read stories on this year
Boston bombings, slavery in London, and Peggy Mangan – these are the stories you read this year.
# more than 140
These photos helped make Twitter powerful
It’s usually about those 140 characters, but often the Tweets with pictures are the ones we remember.
# Boston bombings
Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book
A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and helped to identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.
# Tamerlan Tsarnaev
New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture
A Boston police officer released the photos as he was angry about a Rolling Stone magazine cover he felt glamorised the suspect.
# boston bombing
Court hearing postponed for Boston bomb suspect
Both defence and prosecution attorneys have petitioned the court to postpone the hearing so that that they could have more time to prepare.
# Doctor Enda
Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today
On the third day of a trip to Boston, the Taoiseach will also attend a trade breakfast promoting Ireland as an investment location.
# Boston
Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect
A funeral home retained by the Tsarnaev family has collected the remains of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
# Boston
Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.
# Boston
Leading anti-death penalty lawyer to defend Boston bombings suspect
Several of Judy Clarke’s previous high-profile clients have avoided the death penalty.
# Boston
Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: 'My sons are innocent'
Zubeidat Tsarnaeva has herself started drawing the attention of law enforcement, as she insists her family are innocent.
# Boston bombings
Boston bombing suspect moved to prison
He has been moved to a prison medical centre, reports say.
# Boston
Boston bombing highlights problems tracking 'lone wolves'
Counter-terrorism experts have warned that attempting to thwart attacks by radicals working in isolation is a practically impossible task.
Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse
Study of American media finds it fifth in the top stories for public since 9/11.
# Boston bombings
Interview: 'The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours'
Cambridge resident Eric Grzymkowski told what it was like to discover that the Tsarnaev brothers lived just five doors from his home.
# Boston bombings
Extra security in place as London Marathon begins
A 30-second moment of silence to honour those injured in the Boston Marathon will take place before the start of the event.
# Boston
Nothing found following reports of 'suspicious device' at Boston's South Station
The station was cleared as a precautionary measure.
# Boston bombings
Czech ambassador issues statement to avoid confusion with Chechnya
Petr Gandalovič issued the statement following the Boston Marathon bombings, saying that he was “concerned to note in the social media a most unfortunate misunderstanding”.
# Boston bombings
Interpol issues global security alert at US request
Meanwhile, security staff are out with sniffer dogs checking the location of the finish line for the London Marathon, which takes place tomorrow.
# boston bombing
Bostonians celebrate capture of second bombing suspect
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was found by a homeowner in a boat where he had taken refuge.
# Obama
Barack Obama: 'All in all, this has been a tough week'
The US president reacted to the dramatic apprehending of the second suspect in the Boston bombings and the explosion at a Texas fertiliser plant at a press conference in the White House earlier.
# bigger worries
Red Sox and Bruins games postponed following Boston lock-down
With a bombing suspect at large and public transport shut down, sporting matters have taken a back seat.
# Boston bombings
'We're ashamed': Bombings suspects' uncle urges nephew to turn himself in
“Yes, we’re ashamed. They’re the children of my brother,” Ruslan Tsarni told a throng of reporters outside his home in Montgomery Village in Maryland today as the manhunt continues.
# Boston
Criticism after Aussie TV host draws ‘Irish’ link to Boston bombings
David Koch of Channel Seven says Boston’s Irish population may link the Marathon bombings to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral.
# Boston Marathon
Boston Police say no arrest in marathon bombings, FBI criticises media
It is also reported that authorities have an image of a suspect carrying and possibly dropping a black bag at the scene of the second bombing on Monday.
# Tribute
Red Sox honour victims of Boston Marathon bombing
“Even though we might not be in Boston right now, we carry this with us”, said manager John Farrell.
# Boston
Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit
Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.