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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Spoke to the Public for the First Time Since the Boston Bombing Today

The 21-year-old lapsed pothead and "Game of Thrones" fan was formally sentenced to die in court Wednesday, though a prolonged appeal process is likely.
Allie Conti
6.24.15
americas

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Breaks Silence in Court Before Judge Sentences Him to Death

Convicted Boston bomber is expected to be formally sentenced to death in a courtroom full of his victims and their families.
VICE News
6.24.15
americas

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death for Boston Marathon Bombing

The 21-year-old and his elder brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev planted bombs at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, which ultimately killed three people and injured as many 264.
VICE News
5.15.15
News

A Jury Is Now Deciding Whether the Boston Bomber Should be Put to Death

Over the course of several days, 12 jurors will fill out a 24-page questionnaire that helps them determine whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives or dies.
Allie Conti
5.13.15
News

The Boston Bomber Might Have Cried in Court on Monday

Reporters don't seem to be sure whether or not the convicted 21-year-old shed a single tear, but his life could depend on it.
Allie Conti
5.5.15
News

The Prosecution Opened Sentencing Arguments in the Boston Bombing Trial with a Shocking Photograph

The government is out to prove that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was not just a pawn in his older brother's scheme but a terrorist who "was determined and destined to be America's worst nightmare."
Allie Conti
4.21.15
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Why Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Should Not Get the Death Penalty

A jury will have to decide whether the Boston Bomber deserves to die—but if they do, they'll be serving vengeance, not justice.
E.J. Graff
4.21.15
Sports

Consider the Lobster Roll: Straining for Meaning at Fenway Park and the Boston Marathon

What Fenway Park's infamous $29 lobster roll taught me about the commoditization of tragedy.
Luke O'Neil
4.20.15
News

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Defense Rested After Calling Just Four Witnesses in Six Hours

After closing arguments begin next week, we'll move on to the sentencing phase, and the Boston Marathon bombing trial's key moment.
Allie Conti
3.31.15
Vice Blog

Is It Fucked Up That the Guy Who Wrote 'Robocop' Is Making a Movie About the Boston Bombing?

Can Hollywood cash in on national tragedies without making it more painful for victims?
Allie Conti
3.25.15
News

The Tsarnaev Trial Is Blowing up Boston All Over Again

Everyone knows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was one of the brothers behind the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, so why do we need to revisit the brutal facts of this case again?
E.J. Graff
3.19.15
News

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Lawyer Owned Prosecutors in the Boston Bombing Trial Today

An FBI agent's attempt to paint the defendant as a terrorist who tweeted about death and al Qaeda fell apart when it was revealed he didn't understand the slang the 21-year-old used online.
Allie Conti
3.10.15
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