Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev broke his silence on the death and devastation he caused two years ago with words that were not a political tirade or a justification.
He apologized to his victims and their families at his formal sentencing Wednesday in federal court.
"I am sorry for the lives that I've taken, for the suffering that I've caused you, for the damage that I've done — irreparable damage," the 21-year-old former college student said, speaking haltingly in his Russian accent.
But some bombing survivors saw his apology as disingenuous and incomplete.
"After we heard it, we wished we hadn't," said Lynn Julian, who suffered a...