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The fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the convicted Boston Marathon bomber, will be confirmed Wednesday after a federal jury recommended the death penalty in May. Since he received the death penalty, the decision will automatically go through an appeals process in the higher court. In April 2013, Tsarnaev, along with his late brother Tamerlan, set off two bombs at the Boston Marathon finish line. Three people died, and about 260 others were injured.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will enter an already crowded field for the 2016 Republican nomination for president. Bobby is a two-term governor and will be the 12th candidate in the Republican field, following recent announcements from former Florida governor Jeb Bush and Donald Trump.
Americans trash $640 worth of food a year—Americans throw away hundreds of dollars worth of food every year, but the environmental impact of trashed leftovers piling up in landfills…growing concern about the chemical makeup of food.
The US Women’s Team is into the quarterfinals of the World Cup. They’ll play this Friday, June 26th, at 4:30 PM in Ottawa.
Carbon monoxide found in drowning victim’s lungs—The medical examiner said they found significant amounts of carbon monoxide in the lungs of a 15-year-old girl who drowned in Lake Travis in early June–Sarah Pool of Westlake was in the water June 11, holding on the back platform of the boat.
There have been three more incidents of someone throwing rocks at cars from overpasses on I-35. They happened at night time between June 8 and 11. APD is still trying to find out who is doing this.