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Sentencing Trial for Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Under Way

Members of the legal defense team for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, including David Bruck, (from left), Judy Clarke, Miriam Conrad, and Timothy G. Watkins arrive at John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse during the first day of the sentencing phase of the Boston Marathon Bomber Trial on April 21, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 21, was found guilty on all 30 counts related to to his involvement in the 2013 bombing, which related in three deaths and over 250 injuries. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
Members of the legal defense team for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, including David Bruck, (from left), Judy Clarke, Miriam Conrad, and Timothy G. Watkins arrive at John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse during the first day of the sentencing phase of the Boston Marathon Bomber Trial on April 21, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 21, was found guilty on all 30 counts related to to his involvement in the 2013 bombing, which related in three deaths and over 250 injuries. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

BOSTON—The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got underway Tuesday with a prosecutor showing the jury a photo of Tsarnaev...


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  • A man wears a shirt with a U.S. flag design in Santiago, Cuba. It’s easier to get from Havana to Miami than to the island’s second-largest city, which has just two overbooked flights a day and trains that are achingly slow and unpredictable. (AP/Ramon Espinosa)

    US to Remove Cuba from List of State Terrorism Sponsors

    HAVANA—President Barack Obama is making motions to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, a move that is welcomed by many... Read more

  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, for a House Democratic Caucus meeting to discuss the Iran nuclear deal with Secretary of State John Kerry. (AP/Andrew Harnik)

    Senators to Vote on Compromise Iran Bill

    WASHINGTON—Republican and Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee have reached a compromise on a bill that would give Congress a say on an emerging... Read more

  • US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the Summit of the Americas at the ATLAPA Convention Center on April 11, 2015 in Panama City. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Senate Committee to Challenge Obama With Vote on Iran Bill

    WASHINGTON—In a direct challenge to the White House, a Senate committee is to vote on a bill that would give Congress a chance to weigh... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with local residents at the Jones St. Java House, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in LeClaire, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Clinton Stops at Iowa Coffee Shop to Kick Off 2016 Campaign

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The big rallies and massive fundraising blitzes have to wait. Hillary Rodham Clintonis getting her 2016 campaign for president started with... Read more

  • U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) stands with his wife, Jeanette Rubio, and children after announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at the Freedom Tower on April 13, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Rubio Announces His 2016 Presidential Campaign

    MIAMI — Hoping to turn his youth into a benefit, Sen. Marco Rubio entered the presidential race Monday with a promise to move the nation... Read more

  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends a round table conversation and press conference announcing a childhood development initiative with first lady of New York City Chirlane McCray on April 1, 2015 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Clinton Already Uniting Prospective GOP Presidential Field

    WASHINGTON—Hillary Rodham Clinton made no mention of her potential Republican rivals when kicking off her second campaign for president. They didn’t share her restraint. Rand... Read more

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    Ex-Clinton Campaign Manager Wants Vision Before Endorsement

    NEW YORK—New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s one-time Senate race campaign manager, said Sunday that he wants to know her vision for... Read more

  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the National Clean Energy Summit Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Hillary Clinton Launches 2016 Presidential Campaign

    WASHINGTON—Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making a much-awaited announcement she will again seek the White House with a promise to... Read more

  • Hillary Clinton attends a round table conversation and press conference announcing a childhood development initiative with first lady of New York City Chirlane McCray on April 1, 2015 in New York City. The initiative is between New York City Children's Cabinet and Too Small to Fail. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Potential Dem Rivals to Hillary Clinton Plug Away in Iowa

    DES MOINES, Iowa—The Hillary Rodham Clinton juggernaut is coming to Iowa. Martin O’Malley already has beaten her to the early-voting state. The former Maryland governor... Read more

  • This image from the host broadcaster pool video shows U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro exchange handshakes on Friday April 10, 2015, at the opening of the Summit of the Americas in Panama. (AP/Host Broadcaster)

    Obama, Castro Vow to Pursue New Future for US and Cuba

    PANAMA CITY—President Barack Obama declared his refusal to refight the Cold War battles of the past on Saturday while Cuban President Raul Castro rallied to... Read more

  • U.S. President Barack Obama, right middle row, and Cuban President Raul Castro, left middle row, and other World Leaders participate in the inauguration ceremony of the Summit of the Americas arrival ceremony in Panama City, Panama, Friday, April 10, 2015. (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Obama Seeks to Re-engage With Latin America at Summit

    PANAMA CITY—After his ice-breaking handshake with Cuba’s leader, President Barack Obama is looking to the Summit of the Americas to chart a less conflictive future... Read more


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