Patricia Wen

Wen writes mostly about social service, family and health issues. She has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, once for feature writing and also as part of a team for national reporting. A Harvard graduate, Wen has also twice won the Casey Medal for coverage of children and family issues.

Latest stories

Tsarnaev friend wants conviction tossed, citing Supreme Court ruling

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Federal prosecutors could still charge Azamat Tazhayakov under other federal laws if a judge tosses the conviction, attoneys said.

Jurors begin deliberations in Marathon bombing trial

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Panel members are sorting through a 24-page verdict slip meant to help them decide whether the bomber should receive the death penalty.

Survivors, victims’ relatives confront Tsarnaev with anger, sadness

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“What you did to my daughter was disgusting.’’ said Patricia Campbell, mother of victim Krystle Campbell.

Tsarnaev apologizes for attack; judge sentences him to death

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev surprised his victims by making his first public statement during his months-long trial — an apology.