Tsarnaev's Friend Guilty of Obstructing Evidence in Boston Bombing

Allie Jones · 07/21/14 01:38PM

Twenty-year-old Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was found guilty today of covering up evidence in the wake of the attack. Three more friends of Tsarnaev have yet to be tried on similar charges.

Cord Jefferson · 07/19/13 04:25PM

A New York woman has been arrested for using fraudulent hospital records to pose as a Boston Marathon bombing victim and collect $480,000 from a fund for the real victims.

Taylor Berman · 06/04/13 09:28PM

According to a recorded phone conversation with his mother, alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has received at least $1000 in donations for his prison account. This shouldn't exactly come as a surprise, considering his loyal fanbase.

Terrorism and the Public Imagination

Hamilton Nolan · 05/13/13 10:39AM

The shooting of nineteen innocent people, including two children, at a Mother's Day celebration in New Orleans yesterday was an act of violence only gaudy enough to hold the nation's attention momentarily. Shortly after the bodies were cleared, the FBI said they "have no indication the shooting was an act of terrorism. 'It’s strictly an act of street violence in New Orleans.'" At that, we were free to let our attention drift. In America, all villainy is not created equal.