Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (21) was found guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 in the April 15th, 2013, bombing on the Boston Marathon, as well as fatally shooting a police officer three days later. Photograph: EPA/FBI

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologised at a Wednesday hearing to formally sentence him to death for the 2013 attack. “I am sorry for the (...)

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(...)

Reporters outside the Graham Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlor in Worcester where the body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, was being held while a burial place was sought. Photograph: Evan McGlinn/New York Times.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body has been buried, according to police in Worcester, Massachusetts, who did not disclos(...)

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who died after a gun battle with police in April 19th. Photograph: Julia Malakie/AP

The body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev remains in limbo as his family search for a cemetery that will accept it. (...)

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(...)

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, left, and his brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. US agencies are investigating whether Tamerlan Tsarnaev met radical Muslim militants on a six-month trip to the Russian region of Dagestan last year. Photograph: AP Photo

The Russian authorities have been “very co-operative” with the United States since the Boston marathon bombings just over two weeks ago, Presid(...)

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(...)

Boston’s questions
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  • April 22, 2013, 05:00

After the horror of last Monday's marathon bombings and the dramatic manhunt that shut down much of Boston on Friday and ended with the death o(...)