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Boston bomber apologizes, sentenced to death

Jun 24, 2015 - 11:49 PM

UPDATED Tsarnaev: I am sorry for the lives I have taken for the suffering the damage that I have done

SENTENCED. An artist sketch of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (3L) and his defense team. EPA/JANE FLAVELL COLLINS

Boston bomber to be formally sentenced to death

Jun 24, 2015 - 1:58 PM

Judge George O Toole will officially hand down the sentence reached unanimously by the 12 person jury

GUILTY. In this courtroom sketch, convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev stands as he is sentenced to death at the United States courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, May 15, 2015. Jane Flavell Collins/EPA

Boston bomber, Arroyo house arrest, HIV in PH | The wRap

Apr 09, 2015 - 8:22 PM

The Boston bomber is found guilty Former president Arroyo asks for house arrest New HIV cases hit an all time high

Tsarnaev guilty over 2013 Boston bombings

Apr 09, 2015 - 7:51 AM

He now faces life in prison without parole or even the death penalty when he is sentenced by the same jury at the second phase of the trial which could start early next week

GUILTY. An artist sketch of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (3L) and his defense team as the guilty verdicts on all charges were read in the John J Moakley Federal Courthouse against Tsamaev in the Boston Marathon bombing trial in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 08 April 2015. Jane Flavell Collins/EPA

Boston bombings trial entrusted to jury

Apr 07, 2015 - 8:13 AM

The jury must decide whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty on 30 counts related to the April 15 2013 attacks and the subsequent murder of a police officer a car jacking and a shootout with police while on the run

An artists sketch of the defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (C) as he and his attorney's listen to testimony in the John Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse on the second day of the trial of suspected Boston Marathon Bomber Tsarnaev, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 05 March 2015. Jane Falvell Collins/EPA

Grisly testimony at Boston bombing trial as prosecutors rest

Mar 31, 2015 - 9:15 AM

Prosecutors summoned 92 witnesses to the stand in the past four weeks building a case against Tsarnaev as an active and willing participant in the bombings

TRIAL. An artist's sketch shows defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (C) as he and his attorney's listen to testimony in the John Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse on the second day of the trial of suspected Boston Marathon Bomber Tsarnaev, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 05 March 2015. Jane Falvell Collins/EPA

'I'm going to die,' survivors recall Boston horror

Mar 05, 2015 - 10:16 AM

Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings choked back tears as they told how a day of celebration turned into a horrific urban war zone of torn limbs and burnt flesh

IN COURT. An artist's sketch of the Assistant United States Attorney William D. Weinreb (L) delivering opening statements as Judge George O'Toole Jr (background), defense attorney Judy Clarke (3-R), and defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (2-R) listen in the John Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse, on the opening day of the trial of suspected Boston Marathon Bomber Tsarnaev, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 04 March 2015. Jane Falvell Collins/EPA

Opening arguments in Boston trial delayed

Jan 22, 2015 - 11:00 PM

A court official says the process of selecting a jury was progressing but in the interest of thoroughness is taking longer than originally anticipated

Boston bombing trial opens with jury selection

Jan 05, 2015 - 10:54 PM

UPDATED Tsarnaev appears in federal court opposite a first group of 200 to 250 potential jurors as US District Judge George O Toole briefly goes over the charges against him

JURY SELECTION. A file photo dated 15 April 2013 of scene over Boylston Street following two bomb explosions at the finish line area of the 117th Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. File Photo by Bllie Weiss/EPA

Boston bombing trial opens Jan 5 as emotions run high

Jan 03, 2015 - 11:05 AM

Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty for the Boston marathon bombing that killed 3 people and wounded 264

Boston suspect makes rare court appearance

Dec 18, 2014 - 11:45 PM

Tsarnaev faces the death penalty for the attacks which were the most serious in the United States since the 9 11 Al Qaeda hijackings

BOSTON BOMBING. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty for the attacks, which were the most serious in the United States since the 9/11 Al-Qaeda hijackings. Photo from Boston_Police Twitter account1

Two backpacks detonated as Boston gears for marathon

Apr 16, 2014 - 1:49 PM

Police detonate two backpacks near the Boston Marathon finish line and arrest a suspect a year after the Boston Marathon bombings

BOMB SCARE. Tattered banners from the 2013 Boston Marathon hang in the archway of the Old South Church on Boyston Street near the marathon finish line in Boston, Massachusetts, USA April 14, 2014. CJ Gunther/EPA

FBI wanted Boston bombing suspect 'to be informant'

Mar 29, 2014 - 3:30 PM

The defense for the Boston bombing suspect says the FBI wanted him to be an informant on the Chechen community

Gay NBA star, Boston victims get Michelle Obama invites

Jan 28, 2014 - 11:39 AM

A statement named Collins and Boston survivors Carlos Arredondo and Jeff Bauman among the first round of invitees to watch Tuesday s address in First Lady Michelle Obama s box

Boston suspect died of gunshots, trauma

May 04, 2013 - 10:06 AM

UPDATED The New York Times also reports the suspects in the Boston bombing the Tsarnaev brothers initially planned to stage the attack on the 4th of July

BROTHERS TSARNAEV. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Photos from Boston Police

3 charged with Boston bombing cover-up

May 02, 2013 - 8:56 AM

UPDATE US police announces on Wednesday that they had arrested 3 more suspects as part of their investigation into a bomb attack on the Boston marathon

(Left to Right) Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Image via social networking site, VK.

US probes intelligence leading up to Boston attacks

May 01, 2013 - 9:09 AM

US lawmakers and others have questioned why Tamerlan Tsarnaev 26 did not raise more red flags in the years before the bombing

Google boss sees 'mobile revolution' in autocratic nations

Apr 27, 2013 - 11:18 AM

A mobile revolution will become the defining story for the 57 of the world s population that lives in autocratic countries over the next 5 to 10 years

CIA, FBI flagged Boston suspect

Apr 25, 2013 - 7:31 AM

UPDATE The revelations raised fresh questions over why US authorities did not further investigate Tamerlan Tsarnaev and in doing so possibly prevent the attacks

Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Photo by AFP

Locals reclaim Boston blast zone

Apr 24, 2013 - 8:58 AM

In the downtown Back Bay district of Boston site of the marathon bombing that left three dead on April 15 the focus was on regaining a sense of normalcy after a hellish week

BOYLSTON STREET. People walk past a barricade and makeshift memorial blocking a still closed section of Boylston Street near the site of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 23, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Business owners and residents of the closed section were allowed to return to their properties while under escort of city staff. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Lessons from the Boston bombing manhunt

Apr 23, 2013 - 7:42 AM

Boston s story reflects the emerging challenges that continually mirror shape and reshape trends online

Police await answers from Boston bombing suspect

Apr 22, 2013 - 10:38 AM

Police were seeking answers from the seriously wounded surviving Boston bombing suspect amid reports he was responding in writing to questions due to throat injuries

MANHUNT OVER. Police say 19 year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now in their custody. Photo from Boston_Police Twitter account

US probe shifts to Boston bomb suspect's travel

Apr 21, 2013 - 11:36 PM

With the hospitalized Boston bombing suspect unable to speak attention shifted to his dead brother who may have been radicalized or trained in the Caucasus

Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Photo by AFP

North Caucasus rebels deny link to Boston attack: website

Apr 21, 2013 - 9:55 PM

A website used by Russia s North Caucasus rebels denied any link to the deadly Boston Marathon bombings that have been blamed on two ethnic Chechen suspects

INJURED. A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square. AFP Photo

Boston bombings: When terrorism is a click away

Apr 21, 2013 - 2:27 PM

Handsome young men with hatred in their hearts fanned and fuelled by the Internet

How do we explain tragedy to kids?

Apr 21, 2013 - 11:21 AM

Although we do need to exercise some level of discipline regarding data access it is unreasonable to assume that we can filter everything our kids are exposed to

INFORMATION SOURCE. When your children have questions, the first person they will ask is you, the parent. Photo of Kiara and friend by Sharon Pe Yu from Michael G. Yu's Facebook page

Heightened London Marathon security remains

Apr 20, 2013 - 9:25 PM

London s Metropolitan Police is putting 40 more officers along the route than it did last year in a bid to reassure the 36 000 runners and tens of thousands of spectators

LONDON, United Kingdom - A handler works with an explosive-detecting dog on The Mall in central London on April 20, 2013, on the eve of the London Marathon. A beefed-up police presence for the London Marathon on April 21 will remain in place despite the death and capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Scotland Yard said. London's Metropolitan Police is putting in place hundreds more officers along the route compared with last year and search dogs to reinforce security, in a bid to reassure the 36,000 runners and tens of thousands of spectators. AFP/Leon Neal

Timeline: Boston marathon bombings

Apr 20, 2013 - 6:41 PM

Here are the key events related to the Boston marathon bombings on April 15

Boston manhunt stops American Hustle shoot

Apr 20, 2013 - 12:48 PM

Silver Linings Playbook director suspended shooting for his new film during the Boston manhunt

STAR POWER. 'American Hustle' stars (left to right) Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Christian Bale on set and in character. Photo from the 'American Hustle' Facebook page

Boston bomb suspect in police custody

Apr 20, 2013 - 8:53 AM

Police say he s alive and on his way to the hospital

MANHUNT OVER. Police say 19 year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now in their custody. Photo from Boston_Police Twitter account

Boston bombing suspect believed surrounded: media

Apr 20, 2013 - 7:42 AM

Gunfire erupted minutes after police said they believed that Tsarnaev had escaped a mass dragnet thrown over Watertown

MANHUNT. Watertown, Massachusetts is placed on lockdown as police search for 19 year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He is "armed and dangerous," according to Boston police. Photo from Boston_Police Twitter account

Boston bomb suspects 'unknown in Chechnya'

Apr 19, 2013 - 11:18 PM

What happened in America is the fault of the American special services

BROTHERS Tsarnaev. 26-year-old Dzhokhar and 19-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev are suspected of bombing the Boston marathon. Photos from Boston Police

The brothers Tsarnaev: suspected Boston bombers

Apr 19, 2013 - 10:20 PM

The two suspects appear to hail from Russia s war torn Chechnya but have been in the United States for several years

BROTHERS TSARNAEV. 26-year-old Tamerlan and 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are suspected of bombing the Boston marathon. Photos from Boston Police

Manhunt for 19-yr-old bombing suspect

Apr 19, 2013 - 9:39 PM

UPDATED Tamerlan Tsarnaev another Boston marathon bombing suspect was killed in a shootout Friday

MANHUNT. Watertown, Massachusetts is placed on lockdown as police search for 19 year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He is "armed and dangerous," according to Boston police. Photo from Boston_Police Twitter account

Boston bombings and the threats ahead

Apr 19, 2013 - 2:59 PM

Rappler speaks with international terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna on the Boston Marathon bombings

Terror strikes anew in American homeland

Apr 17, 2013 - 10:10 AM

ANALYSIS: While the Boston attacks were nowhere near the scale of 9 11 they again debunked the idea that American soil is immune from the terrorism faced abroad

Frame grab courtesy of WPXI11 Pittsburgh

Grad student from China among Boston dead

Apr 17, 2013 - 8:41 AM

Boston University said one of its graduate students was among the three people killed in the Boston marathon bomb attacks

Range of suspects 'wide open' in Boston bombings: FBI

Apr 17, 2013 - 7:57 AM

There have so far been no claims of responsibility for the deadly Boston bombings and investigators are considering a wide range of suspects

'PEACE HERE' People gather in the Boston Commons for a vigil on April 16, 2013 in Boston, in the aftermath of two explosions that struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15. AFP PHOTO/Don Emmert

Obama: Boston blasts an 'act of terror'

Apr 17, 2013 - 12:02 AM

While motive and perpetrators of attack still unknown Obama vows to bring them to justice

Rappler Newscast | April 16, 2013

Apr 16, 2013 - 10:43 PM

Two bombs explode near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killing at least three and injuring at least 125 | A 7 8 magnitude earthquake hits southeast Iran killing at least 40 people | Chairman Sixto Brillantes offers to resign after a series of Supreme Court rulings against the Comelec

Pope to Boston: Combat evil with good

Apr 16, 2013 - 8:11 PM

Pope Francis expressed his condolences over a twin bomb attack at the Boston Marathon and urged Bostonians to be united

FIRST ANGELUS. Pope Francis leads his first Angelus prayer from the window of the apartments at St Peter's square on March 17, 2013 at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE

Google+ Hangout: #BostonMarathon

Apr 16, 2013 - 12:40 PM

Rappler talks to Arland Macasieb one of the 10 Filipinos who participated in the marathon

NBA cancels Celtics-Pacers game

Apr 16, 2013 - 10:01 AM

The NBA announced that it has canceled the Boston Celtics regular season ending home game against Indiana

IN PHOTOS: Boston Marathon blasts

Apr 16, 2013 - 9:28 AM

Here are some images from the deadly explosions at the Boston Marathon

Worst terrorist attacks in sports

Apr 16, 2013 - 9:24 AM

Rappler lists the worst terrorists attacks in sports including the one on the Boston Marathon earlier today

Pinay in Boston Marathon: 'I hope they catch who did this'

Apr 16, 2013 - 8:27 AM

Amanda Carpo one of the Filipino participants in the Boston Marathon talks to Rappler about the explosions

Frame grab from Boston.com video

What are Patriots' Day and the Boston Marathon all about?

Apr 16, 2013 - 8:07 AM

Marathon Monday is the world s oldest annual marathon and is New England s most widely viewed sporting event

Video captures Boston terror at the 4:09:44 mark

Apr 16, 2013 - 8:03 AM

Still images and video footage posted on the Internet by journalists and onlookers depicted in vivid detail how the blasts killed at least two people injured dozens more and sowed terror on a sunny spring afternoon

Frame grab courtesy of WPXI11 Pittsburgh

At least 10 Filipino runners in marathon

Apr 16, 2013 - 7:44 AM

At least 10 runners at the Boston Marathon were Filipino

Image courtesy of the Boston Athletic Association Facebook Page.

Athletics world shocked by Boston blasts

Apr 16, 2013 - 7:26 AM

Runners across the country are coming together with all Americans and the people of Boston to support one another during this difficult day