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Defense Rests Case In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

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Prosecution Rests Case Against Admitted Boston Marathon Bomber

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Prosecutors In Boston Marathon Bombing To Wrap Up Their Case

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Tsarneav Defense Team Tries To Make Its Point Before Sentencing

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Tsarnaev's Former Best Friend Takes The Stand In Boston Bombing Trial

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Officers Recall Night Of Battle With Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

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Defense Looks For Ways To Make Admitted Boston Bomber More Sympathetic

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Boston Bombing Jury Sees Tsarnaev's Writings

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Many Question Lack Of Plea Deal In Boston Bombing Case

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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Opens With Admission Of Guilt

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Opening Statements To Begin Nearly 2 Years After Boston Bombing

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After Two Months Of Jury Selection, Panel Chosen In Boston Bombing Trial

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New England Growing Weary Of Winter After Another Snow Day

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A memorial at the site of the first explosion in the Boston Marathon bombing. Defense attorneys say too many people in the potential jury pool have some kind of personal connection to the case. Andrew Burton /Getty Images hide caption

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Accused Bomber's Lawyers Say Boston Jury Pool Is Too Biased

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