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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Credit:  Handout)

Federal Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty Against Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.

01/30/2014

A runner dons a 'Boston Strong' shirt while waving an American flag. (credit: Monica Miller)

The Top 13 News Stories Of 2013

We have a new pope, a new mayor-elect and more time to enjoy those large, sugary drinks. Here are our picks for the 13 biggest news stories from 2013, in order of when they occurred.

12/31/2013

Alex Rodriguez answers questions outside the Yankees' clubhouse on Opening Day 2013 (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Top 13 Sports Stories Of 2013

This year was so packed with gigantic stories that we had to add a whopping 13 honorable mentions. And believe us, those had to be narrowed down, too.

12/31/2013

David Ortiz (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

David Ortiz Gets Plenty Of Votes, But Doesn’t Finish Third In Boston Mayoral Race

Contrary to initial reports, David Ortiz did not finish third in the balloting in the Boston mayoral race.

11/08/2013

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Tatyana McFadden Completes Marathon ‘Grand Slam’

McFadden won the New York City Marathon women’s wheelchair race Sunday after taking the titles in Boston, London and Chicago in 2013.

11/03/2013

A yellow line pays tribute to Boston Marathon bombing victims for the last 400 meters of the race. (credit: Peter Haskell)

New York City Marathon Runners Take Off

Nearly 50,000 runners took off Sunday morning for the ING New York City Marathon.

11/03/2013

An NYPD truck drops off crowd control barriers at the finish line of the New York City Marathon on October 31, 2013 as preparations continue for the November 3 race. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Ready As 45,000 Runners Plan To Participate In New York City Marathon

The New York City Marathon was set to begin within 24 hours Saturday, and the NYPD has pulled out all the stops for security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this year.

11/02/2013

An NYPD truck drops off crowd control barriers at the finish line of the New York City Marathon on October 31, 2013 as preparations continue for the November 3 race. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Has ‘Sophisticated Network’ Of Mobile Security Cameras In Place For NYC Marathon

Runner Angel Santiago and his training partner may lose some sleep the night before the race but it will be because of excitement, not security concerns. “I know New York is gonna be ready for it,” he said.

11/01/2013

Members of the New York City Marathon make their way through Queens, NY - Nov 6, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Marathon Returns As Organizers Wish To Recapture Innocence

This NYC Marathon will look different in some ways: more barricades, bag screenings, bomb-sniffing dogs. Runners who returned after signing up for last year will wear special orange wristbands. The whole field will sport yellow and blue ribbons for the Boston victims.

10/29/2013

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 13: Runners start in the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon  on October 13, 2013  in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Runners Remember Boston Marathon Victims

Runners from more than 120 countries and all 50 states observed a moment of silence for the Boston Marathon victims and families before the race kicked off.

10/13/2013

Runners start in the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 13, 2013 in Chicago. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Marks First Major U.S. Race Since Boston Bombings

With three weeks to go before the New York City Marathon, the first major U.S. race since the Boston Marathon bombings was held Sunday in Chicago.

10/13/2013

New York City Marathon sign (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Continuing Government Shutdown Could Impact NYC Marathon

The staging area is slated to be at the federally operated Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. Organizers of the Nov. 3 race say they’re working with city, state and federal officials to find an alternate site if the shutdown continues.

10/11/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Credit:  Handout)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Friends Indicted

Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, both 19, face charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice.

CBS New York–08/08/2013

A general exterior view of the Pro Football Hall of fame at Fawcett Stadium. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

NFL Begins Clear Bag Policy At Hall Of Fame Weekend

The only bags that can be taken into NFL game venues are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC that doesn’t exceed 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches, including one-gallon clear plastic freezer bags.

08/03/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. (credit: Sean McCabe/Rolling Stone)

Rolling Stone Magazine Under Fire For Putting Boston Bomb Suspect On Cover

A Facebook page that was set up calling for a boycott drew more than 58,000 likes and more than 1,000 comments in less than 24 hours.

07/17/2013

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