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(...)

Runner Jason Darnall of Kentucky, who ran the Boston Marathon in 2012 but chose to run the London Marathon this year, wears a black ribbon at the start of the London Marathon. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

London Marathon runners pounded the capital’s streets today after earlier holding half a minute’s silence in memory of those who died in the B(...)

An image from a video released by Massachusetts  police of a remote-controlled robot lifting the tarpaulin on a boat in  which the badly injured Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found on Friday night.

Boston mayor Tom Menino has said the authorities may never be able to question the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, who lies seriously injured (...)