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Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death in Boston Bombing Trial

A jury in Boston voted Friday to execute Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, refuting his lawyers’ argument that he was pulled into the plot by his radicalized Muslim older brother and overcoming Massachusetts’ popular opposition to the death penalty.<p>Tsarnaev said nothing when the verdict was …


Rescuers struggle to reach many in Nepal quake, fear worst

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.<p>Reports received so far by aid …

Natural Disasters

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty: Death penalty phase next.

After 11 hours of deliberations, a Massachusetts jury has found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty on all 30 of the 30 federal charges against him relating to …


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Found Guilty: Will Federal Jury Impose Death Penalty in State that Bans It?

<b>JUAN GONZÁLEZ:</b> We begin today’s show in Boston, where a federal jury has found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty on all 30 charges for his role in the 2013 …

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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial: Sentencing Phase Begins, Death Penalty Possible For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial was set on Tuesday to begin hearing arguments about whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old Chechen …

Boston Marathon Bombings trial

Showing pictures of a defiant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to convince the jury that he has no remorse, U.S. prosecutors are making their case to sentence him to death over the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings.<p>Tsarnaev, a 21 year-old ethnic Chechen, has already been found guilty of carrying out the attack and …

At least 17 dead, others missing as Nepal quake rocks Mount Everest

A powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Nepal sparked a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest on Saturday, killing at least 17 people on the mountain. At least 30 were injured.<p>Among the dead was Google engineer Dan Fredinburg. It was not immediately clear how many of the deaths were located at the base …

Natural Disasters

Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Live Blog

The trial continues for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev faces 30 counts related to deadly April 2013 bombing that killed …

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Friend Of Tsarnaev Brothers Guilty Of Lying, Deleting Files After Boston Bombing

By Scott Malone<p>BOSTON, March 24 (Reuters) - A citizen of Kyrgyzstan who was friends with the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges of lying to investigators probing the deadly 2013 attack.<p>The man, cabdriver Khairullozhon Matanov, approached police four days after the …

After Just Six Hours, Defense Rests in Boston Bombing Trial

In the Boston Marathon bombing trial the prosecution took 92 witnesses and more than three weeks to present their case, but today the defense for …

GMO Science Deniers: Monsanto and the USDA

Perhaps no group of science deniers has been more ridiculed than those who deny the science of evolution. What you may not know is that Monsanto and our United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are among them. That's right: for decades, Monsanto and its enablers inside the USDA have denied …

Can Pond Scum Save the World?

Carbon dioxide levels are rising. Air quality is getting worse. Whole species are disappearing forever. Some environmentalists say we are on our way to our own extinction. Is there a solution that will save humanity? Could our salvation be pond scum?<p>Green pond scum is microalgae or, more …

<em>Outside</em> Names the 20 Most Deadly Hikes in the World

Most people don't regard hiking as being a particularly dangerous activity. After all, millions of people go hiking on a regular basis, and most …

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Parents claim newborn taken from hospital by tribal police<p>Congress unveils $1.3 trillion spending bill as shutdown looms<p>Fired FBI official authorized …

Feds to seek death penalty against accused Boston bomber Tsarnaev

The Justice Department has notified a federal judge that it intends to seek the death penalty if a jury convicts Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for last April’s bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon.<p>Tsarnaev is awaiting trial on charges that he and his brother built and planted two pressure-cooker bombs that …

The Beatles' last public performance - a picture from the past

On 30 January 1969, the Beatles, with Billy Preston on keyboards, played on the roof of the Apple building at 3 Savile Row, in what was their last live performance. After about 45 minutes, the police turned up and ordered the band to stop performing

Peaceful Photography from Hungary

Adam Dobrovits is a photographer from Hungary and his photos are so beautiful and extremely peaceful. This may be a different view of Hungary that …


Bombing Suspects' Mom: 'My Family Is in the Dirt'

The mother of the Boston bombing suspects said in a tearful phone call with ABC News this evening that she and her husband plan to travel to the …

Boston bombing suspect in serious condition

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured alive but wounded Friday night, after holing up in a boat in a Watertown, Mass. backyard following a bloody rampage. He remains hospitalized and has reportedly lost a lot of blood. NBC’s Ron Allen reports.

Boston Marathon Bombing

Expert: FBI has strong case against bombers

Even if suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev does not speak to investigators before being read his Miranda rights, the FBI still has a strong case. TODAY’s Matt Lauer interviews NBC news national security analyst Michael Leiter.

Boston Marathon Bombing

Obama: We’ve closed an important chapter

In a press conference after the Boston bombings, President Barack Obama praised the FBI, state and local officials who brought an end to five days of terror. NBC’s Kristen Welker reports.

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Remembering fallen MIT officer Sean Collier

At the shoot-out at the MIT campus, which involved both of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, MIT officer Sean Collier was killed and another officer, Richard Donahue, was wounded in the firefight and remains in critical condition. NBC’s Ron Allen reports.