Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told investigators that his brother’s wife was not involved in the plot, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday.
The number of names on the U.S. central database used to track potential terrorists has grown to 875,000 from 540,000 only five years ago.
The Boston marathon bombing suspects planned to drive to New York with their remaining arsenal of explosives and launch an attack on Times Square, the city’s mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday.
The name of the Boston bombings suspect was included in the government’s list of potential terrorists.
The Boston bombing suspect has reportedly told investigators that he and his brother acted alone motivated by religion.