In this courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (second from left) is depicted standing with his defence attorneys as the jury presents its verdict 0:50

After two months of jury selection and 17 days of moving and often disturbing testimony from 95 witnesses, it took a Boston jury just over 11 hours(...)

A month after defence lawyers bluntly admitted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s role in the bombing and the four chaotic days that followed it, each side’s focus will be less on guilt than on the question of whether Mr Tsarnaev will die for his crimes. Photograph: US Attorney’s Office in Boston/Handout via Reuters

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev “wanted to punish America” when he killed three people and injured 264 with a pair of homemade bombs (...)

A courtroom sketch shows accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (left) and Judge George O’Toole (top) listening as bombing victim Richard Martin’s father Bill (top right) testifies, during Tsarnaev’s trial at the federal courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts.  Photograph: Jane Flavell Collins/Reuters

Moments after being blasted into the air “like a rocket” in the Boston Marathon bombing, nurse Jessica Kensky saw that her husband’s leg had been blo(...)

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Marc Fucarile leaves the federal courthouse after the first day of the trial of accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Maybe it’s the snow. There’s about eight feet of it, with snowbanks on street corners even taller than that.Or maybe it’s the fact that everybody in a(...)

Boston prepares for its legal reckoning with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who stands accused of bombing the 2013 marathon and turning Boston’s premiere athletic event into a scene of terror. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA 1:34

The blood has long since been scrubbed from the finish line. The memorials have vanished, and the fund that raised money for victims has closed. But t(...)

Protesters gather outside the funeral home where deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body is being held. Photograph: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters

A Massachusetts funeral home owner said he is struggling to find a graveyard willing to accept the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tame(...)

Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (right) poses with Azamat Tazhayakov (left) and Dias Kadyrbayev in an undated photo taken in New York. Photograph: Reuters/vk.com

Kazakhstan said today it condemned any form of terrorism and was co-operating with the United States after two of its citizens were charged wit(...)

Mourners walk past police motorcycles as they depart St. Patrick’s Church in Stoneham, Mass., following a funeral Mass for Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier on Tuesday. Photograph: AP

US intelligence veterans are warning that mounting criticism of the FBI for not preventing the Boston bombing risks encouraging infringements o(...)

Federal prosecutors charged the surviving man suspected of bombing the finish of last week's Boston marathon with one count of using a weapon o(...)

Donal Conlon (40), originally from Sligo, standing outside his home on Mount Auburn Street in Watertown, Massachusetts. Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times

Donal Conlon was woken by the sound of gunfire about a block down Mount Auburn Street from his home in Watertown near Boston early on Friday mo(...)