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Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin
BOSTON (AP) -- Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are getting ready to hear evidence on what his punishment should be - life in prison or the death penalty - as survivors and victims' families weigh in with their views....

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Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) -- Sameer Mohiuddin grew more confused by the second as panelists speaking at his Southern California mosque trumpeted a new national initiative to prevent violent extremism....

Questions, answers about federal anti-radicalization effort
The Obama administration is piloting programs in Boston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis focused on tackling global terrorism on a local scale. But some community members and activists worry the efforts will amount to wide-scale government surveillance of Muslim communities. Some questions and answers about the initiative:...

2 years after bombings, a festive Boston Marathon mood
BOSTON (AP) -- The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday's running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports' most cherished events....

 

 

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