The state of Massachusetts doesn't allow the death penalty, and most of the state's residents are against it. But for the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the jurors who decided his fate in a federal trial had to allow for that possibility.
Two students from Kazakhstan remain in prison on charges of obstruction of justice in the Boston marathon case. They're accused of conspiring to destroy, conceal or cover up objects belonging to their college classmate, suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Brian Glyn Williams teaches Chechen history at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. That's the same college attended by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Williams had brief contact with him, when Tsarnaev was a high school student.
The Tsarnaev family has blamed the radicalization of their son, Tamerlan, on a Muslim convert called "Misha." Journalist Christian Caryl tracked down a man he believes is Misha to his home in Rhode Island Sunday, and found him an unlikely Svengali.