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Boston Marathon Bomber Breaks Silence During Sentencing Hearing

6/24/2015
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Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to victims and the survivors of the 2013 attack during his sentencing hearing Wednesday.

Duration: 00:03:15


Tsarnaev Friend Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Disposing Of Evidence

6/2/2015
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Dias Kadyrbayev, a college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for disposing of physical evidence connected to the Boston Marathon bombing.

Duration: 00:02:34


Coming To Terms With The Boston Marathon Bomber Verdict

5/16/2015
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A day after convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was given the death penalty, Bostonians are grappling with the jury's verdict and bracing for legal appeals.

Duration: 00:03:17


An Appeal Is Automatic For Condemned Boston Bomber Tsarnaev

5/16/2015
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A jury in Boston has condemned Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. After giving the verdict, and being polled one last time by the defense, several members of the jury broke down.

Duration: 00:03:57


Boston bombing victims react to Tsarnaev death sentence

5/15/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSGuilty verdict in Boston bombing trial may bolster chance of death sentence Tsarnaev wrote about Boston Marathon killings while hidden in boat One year later, two brothers reflect on the marathon bombs that took their right legs JUDY WOODRUFF: The Boston Marathon bomber was sentenced to death today; 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted by a federal jury last month of the April 2013 bombings that killed three bystanders near the finish...

Duration: 00:06:31


Jury Sentences Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev To Death

5/15/2015
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The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial has handed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the death penalty.

Duration: 00:03:29


Week In Politics: Boston Marathon Bombing Verdict, Obama On Poverty

5/15/2015
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NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about Jeb Bush's comments about Iraq.

Duration: 00:07:18


Gist: Are Artificial Sweeteners Bullshit?

5/11/2015
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Today on The Gist, does the Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev feel remorse? Seth Stevenson has been reporting for Slate on the trial and shares the latest insight into how the defense is attempting to humanize. Plus, are there adverse health effects that come with artificial sweeteners? For a game we call“Is That Bulls--t?,” we take Maria Konnikova of the New Yorker out for lunch to see what she sprinkles in her iced tea. For the Spiel, was the research into Deflategate a worthwhile...

Duration: 00:29:32


Sister Helen Prejean Says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 'Genuinely Sorry'

5/11/2015
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The jury in the Boston Marathon bomber case is just days away from starting its sentencing deliberations. The defense rested its case on Monday after Sister Prejean testified.

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Boston Marathon Runner Finds Mystery Man She Smooched

5/7/2015
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Following through on a dare, Barbara Tatge kissed a random man during the race. Her daughter wanted to find him. The guy's wife came forward after a picture was posted online. She says she's not mad.

Duration: 00:00:28


Boston Marathon Bomber Gets Emotional During Relatives' Testimony

5/4/2015
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared to tear up as his relatives from Russia testified Monday.

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Defense Team Urges Jury To Send Boston Bomber To Prison For Life

4/28/2015
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Jurors deciding the fate of convicted Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will hear more from defense attorneys. They are making the case that Tsarnaev does not deserve the death penalty.

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News Wrap: Kathmandu overwhelmed by rubble after earthquake

4/27/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio[nh_links align=right JUDY WOODRUFF: The death toll in Nepals earthquake zone topped 4,000 today, with at least another 6,500 injured, and the situation for survivors grew increasingly dire. Thousands of people fled the ravaged capital, Kathmandu, as food and water ran out and aftershocks continued. Others kept looking for those still alive. We begin with this report from Mark Austin of Independent Television News. MARK AUSTIN, ITN: It is, or, rather, was,...

Duration: 00:04:56


Tsarnaev Defense Urges Jury To Spare His Life

4/27/2015
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The sentencing phase in convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial continues on Monday. The defense will start making its case that he should not be put to death.

Duration: 00:03:47


News Wrap: Justice Department opens case on Baltimore police custody death

4/21/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Elsewhere today, a court in Egypt sentenced the ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison. He was found guilty in the killings of protesters in 2012. Morsi and about a dozen other Muslim Brotherhood defendants stood in a soundproof cage as the court made its pronouncement. It was the first verdict against Morsi since the military overthrew him in 2013. GWEN IFILL: The Boston Marathon bombing trial took up the question...

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Sentencing Phase In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Begins

4/21/2015
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The sentencing phase in convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins Tuesday. The jury will have to decide whether to sentence Tsarnaev to the death penalty or life in prison.

Duration: 00:03:42


Boston Bomber Has Put the Death Penalty Back on Trial

4/21/2015
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The State of Massachusetts has abolished capital punishment? but the Boston Marathon bomber was convicted in federal court. Nobody doubts Jahar Tsarnaev was guilty, and the "penalty phase" makes execution an option -- even though Bostonians are opposed.

Duration: 00:51:51


News Wrap: Six arrested for conspiring to join Islamic State

4/20/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: The European Union came under intense pressure today to address the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. Estimates of the dead ranged from 700 to more than 900 in a single sinking over the weekend. E.U. leaders now plan an emergency summit on Thursday. We will have a full report after the news summary. GWEN IFILL: Six Minnesota men will face trial for allegedly trying to join the Islamic State group. They were arrested yesterday on terror...

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Boston Marathon Bombing Bystander, Injured In Blast, Runs Again

4/19/2015
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Michelle L'Heureux was among the hundreds injured during the bombing at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Then she was just a spectator. Now, she's readying to run the marathon for the first time.

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Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing

4/19/2015
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The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.

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