After deliberating for 15 hours, the federal jury chose death by lethal injection for Tsarnaev, 21, over its only other option: life in prison without possibility of release.
The father of a Chechen man shot to death by authorities in Florida while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation has written to President Barack Obama asking for help finding out what happened.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces 30 federal charges, including using a weapon of mass destruction.
A US policeman said he released photographs of accused Boston marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, including one with a red dot of a sniper rifle's laser sight on his forehead, to counter a "fluffed and buffed" image of him on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
If anything, the cover reminds us that for all our sophistication and profiling tools, we, just like Tsarnaev’s baffled friends, still aren’t that good at knowing what a terrorist looks like.
There has been a lot of outrage over a new cover of the Rolling Stone that features Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev downloaded bomb-making instructions from an al-Qaida magazine, gathered online material on Islamic jihad and martyrdom and later scrawled anti-American messages inside the boat where he lay wounded, a federal indictment charged Thursday
Putin criticized the West for refusing to declare Chechen militants terrorists and for offering them political and financial assistance in the past.
While the motive behind the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon is yet to be known, the lone surviving suspect in the deadly attack was unable to talk yet as he injured to his throat in an apparent suicide bid.
A brief profile of the two immigrants from Chechnya who are now prime suspects in carrying out the Boston marathon blasts.