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Boston bombing widow under investigation, faces possible charges

The wife of deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Ms. Katherine Russell, is under active police investigation, ABC News reported on the same day that the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev opened with its first prosecutor's statements.

Op-Ed: Tsarnaev signals vigorous defense, FBI struggles with story

Being forced into virtually admitting that it has never heard of a mugshot before, the FBI has taken the position that it does not keep files on A-List terror suspects, at least not files with photographs anyway.

Boston Marathon bomber allowed to fly due to spelling error

Boston - In what could be seen as one of the worst clerical errors in history, a new Congressional report states that one of the men responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing was allowed to fly to the U.S. because his name was misspelled on a terrorist list.

BBC: Boston bomber 'had right-wing extremist literature'

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was in possession of right-wing American literature before the attack, a BBC Panorama investigation revealed.

Courtroom drama for Boston marathon bombing suspect underway

Boston - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving brother of two suspected of planting bombs that killed three at the 2013 Boston Marathon, is set to have his first day in court Wednesday. He'll be in a Boston courthouse in the afternoon; a large crowd is expected.

The big question: Why didn't NSA spying stop the Boston bombing?

The Obama administration and the NSA have gone into full spin mode trumpeting its victories in the plots that didn't happen while conveniently ignoring the one that did.

Friend of dead Boston Bomber is shot and killed by FBI in Florida

A man linked to dead Boston Bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, has been shot and killed in Orlando, Fla., reports say. The Orlando Sentinel said that Ibragim Todashev was killed by an FBI agent. Todashev may have attacked the agent before he was shot.

Where were the bloodhounds in Boston 'manhunt'? Special

An unprecedented marshaling of police working with US military in an unprecedented "lockdown" state was witnessed in the week of the Boston Marathon bombing.

American foreign policy motivated Boston bomber

Boston - One of the alleged Boston bombers Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left a note about why he carried out the marathon attack while surrounded by police.

Accused bomber's widow adds 'terrorism' attorney to legal team

Boston - Katherine Russell, 24, widow of accused Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, added prominent New York criminal attorney Joshua Dratel to her defense team.

Boston bombing suspects originally planned Fourth of July attack

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told the F.B.I. that he and his brother initially planned to carry out a suicide-bomb attack on July 4, but chose the Boston Marathon after the bombs came together faster than they had anticipated, a U.S. law enforcement official said.

Boston police arrest 3 suspects in connection to Boston attacks

Boston - At least three suspects have been arrested in connection with the Boston bombings, though not too many details were given about the suspects.

Op-Ed: Calling for the FBI Director to resign over the Boston bombing

Boston - As America grapples with the mind-boggling facts emerging from the Boston Marathon bombing, one thing is abundantly clear: the only people who made no excuses, as they did what they were asked to do, were the police.

Boston bomb officials search a landfill in New Bedford for laptop

The law enforcement officers investigating the Boston marathon bombing are searching a landfill site in New Bedford, Mass. for a laptop computer. The computer they search belonged to dead bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Terrorism task force was warned of bomber 9 months before attack

Boston - A U.S. customs and Border Protection official assigned to Boston's Joint Terrorism Task Force, was warned that a suspected militant, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, had returned to the US after a lengthy stay in Russia.

Boston bombers planned to target New York's Times Square

The two Boston Marathon bombers were planning to continue their attacks by attacking New York City next, according to security officials.

Russia warned US of bomber 'multiple times' after FBI interview

As the FBI seeks to portray its failure to track Tamerlan Tsarnaev after a 2011 interview as a bureaucratic snafu, a US senator has revealed that the US was warned about Tsarnaev not once, but "multiple times," according to the Boston Globe.

Saudi terror suspect visited White House numerous times

Washington - The Saudi national named a person of interest in the Boston Marathon bombing is revealed to have visited the White House on numerous occasions.

Report: Boston bomber tied to Washington based think tank

Washington - A Russian newspaper is reporting that during his six month visit to Russia, Tamerlan Tsarnaev attended seminars conducted by Washington D.C. based think tank.

Op-Ed: Napolitano — More gaffes in Boston Bomber case

Washington - One has to wonder which planet Janet Napolitano lives on. The Homeland Security Secretary told a Senate Committee yesterday that the proposed immigration legislation would have better tracked Boston bomber suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Really?

Dead Boston bomber suspect also a suspect in 2011 triple murder

Police in Boston are looking at dead Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev in connection with a triple-homicide in 2011. One of the dead was once a roommate of Tsarnaev's. Police said at the time that the crime scene suggested a killer known to the victims.

FBI interviewed Boston bomber in 2011 at urging of Russia

The Federal Bureau of Investigation of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) has confirmed that in 2011, it interviewed the older of the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing.

TopFinds: Boston manhunt nabs hiding suspect, Spain's fireball

The Boston bombings prompt a massive manhunt, ending with the capture of 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev. A stunning fireball soars through the sky over central Spain. A sinkhole swallows three Chicago cars. These are the top stories on Digital Journal.

Bombers mother: My sons were set up, FBI has known them for years

Boston - Zubeidat Tsarnaev still contends that her sons are innocent and that they have been set up by the U.S. government, following the elder's death and the younger's capture.

Op-Ed: The aftermath of the Boston Bombers — Lives changed forever

Boston - In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon Bombers, media, law enforcement and the public will analyze how two apparently nice guys could commit such a horrid act. We shouldn't lose sight of the fact though that this was a life changing event for so many.

Lock down lifted in Boston area, suspect evades police dragnet

Watertown - Following a press conference police in Watertown announce that the house by house search for the 19-year-old bomber has ended, with no arrests.

Video: Tsarnaev parents — 'My sons are innocent, this is a setup'

The media has telephonically interviewed the parents of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. Both parents deny that their sons could have been involved and both state that this is "a setup," despite evidence to the contrary.

Dead Boston suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev had a YouTube Channel

Boston - Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the Boston marathon bombings who was killed earlier this morning in the Watertown-Boston shoot out, reportedly had a Youtube channel.

Livestream: Boston bombers 2 brothers 'from Russian region near Chechnya'

Boston - Police in Boston say one of the suspects in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev has died in custody. His younger brother Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, remains at large after a shoot-out with the police

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Boston Marathon bombing suspects: Information is emerging on the two brothers  Tamerlan Tsarnaev a...
Boston Marathon bombing suspects: Information is emerging on the two brothers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Boston bombs suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  19  captured (right). Tamerlan Tsarnaev  26  dead (left)
Boston bombs suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, captured (right). Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, dead (left)
Publicly released surveillance photo of Dzhokhar (left) and Tamerlan Tsarnaev  at Boston Marathon
Publicly released surveillance photo of Dzhokhar (left) and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, at Boston Marathon
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