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The Tsarnaev jury faces a difficult decision.

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April 27 2015 8:05 PMA Smorgasbord of ExcusesThe defense tries a little of everything to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty.
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April 6 2015 8:24 PMTeen or Terrorist?In closing statements, the prosecution paints Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a radicalized jihadi.
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March 31 2015 4:19 PMDefense Rests in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial
Jurisprudence
March 19 2015 9:15 AMThe Serious, Somber Boston Marathon Bombing TrialWhy we don’t—and shouldn’t—have cameras in federal courtrooms.
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March 4 2015 8:09 PM“It Was Him”During opening statements, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense attorney admits his guilt and looks toward sparing his life.
Explainer
Jan. 10 2015 3:00 PMAre Terrorists Often Brothers?A shocking number of attacks have been planned or executed by siblings.
Future Tense
June 6 2013 10:20 AMNSA Collecting Phone Records for Millions of U.S. Verizon Customers
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May 30 2013 10:51 AMReport: Tamerlan's Friend Was Unarmed When Killed
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May 22 2013 12:58 PMFBI Agent Shoots, Kills Man With Ties to Tsarnaev
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May 10 2013 1:56 PMTamerlan Tsarnaev's Secret Grave Site Is a Secret No More
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May 3 2013 10:24 AMReport: Tsarnaev Brothers Considered Suicide Mission
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May 2 2013 4:54 PMNew Boston Suspect: I Was "Average Guy"
Culturebox
May 2 2013 11:23 AMBreaking BadHave TV antiheroes like Walter White made us believe we can understand real-life villains like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
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May 1 2013 5:12 PMWhat We Know About The Feds' Case Against Dzhokhar's Three College Friends Now In Jail
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May 1 2013 10:47 AMDzhokhar Tsarnaev's Best Chance to Avoid the Death Penalty
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April 21 2015 6:38 PMTsarnaev’s SmirkHas the Boston Marathon bomber shown enough remorse to escape the death sentence?
Crime
April 5 2015 9:08 PMThe Third ManThe Boston bombing, a triple murder, a mysterious death at the hands of the FBI, and the end of an American dream.
Future Tense
March 24 2015 1:10 PMIs a Little Technical Knowledge a Dangerous Thing?Why the Tsarnaev juror questionnaire screened for computer scientists.
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March 5 2015 9:45 PMThe Implacable BomberDuring a day of grisly testimony, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears unperturbed.
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Jan. 13 2015 9:59 PMBoston Marathon Bomber’s Lawyers Ask for Jury Selection Delay Because of Paris Parallels  
Longform
July 20 2013 7:30 AMThe Longform Guide to Rolling Stone Crime WritingThe story behind the cover, and more incredible crime reporting the archives
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June 4 2013 2:02 PMDzhokhar Tells His Mom That People Are Sending Him Money
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May 23 2013 1:58 PMSources Backtrack on Whether Tamerlan's Friend Had Knife
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May 16 2013 9:34 AMReports: Dzhokhar Left Note Inside Watertown Boat
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May 9 2013 11:44 AMBody of Tamerlan Tsarnaev Buried In Secret Location
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May 2 2013 5:34 PMSlatest PM: Dzhokar's Friends "Idolized" Him
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May 2 2013 1:21 PMReport: FBI Has Recovered Dzhokhar's Missing Laptop
Doublex
May 2 2013 11:06 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Give Your Baby a Spear EditionListen to Slate’s show about breast cancer awareness; sympathy for the Boston bombing suspect; and Nicholas Day’s new book, Baby Meets World.
The Slatest
May 1 2013 11:21 AMBoston Carjacking Victim: I'm Not a Hero
Explainer
April 30 2013 1:10 PMHow Do You Search a Landfill?The FBI’s painstaking search for Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s laptop.

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