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An early copy of Rolling Stone magazine's August 2013 issue is read... News PhotoCalifornia,City Of Los Angeles,Conflict,Morning,Office,Rolling Stone,Social Issues,Terrorism,USA,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn early copy of Rolling Stone magazine's August 2013 issue is read at an office in Los Angeles on July 17, 2013. Rolling Stone defended the cover story on Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, which triggered criticism that the magazine was 'glamorizing terrorism' and calls to boycott the publication. At least two national chain stores announced they would not be selling the latest issue of the magazine, known for interviews with rock stars and others. The cover picture -- showing a goateed Tsarnaev, 19, was likened to a famous Rolling Stone cover portrait of the late singer Jim Morrison of 'The Doors.' The accompanying Rolling Stones article, titled 'The Bomber,' was described by the magazine as a 'deeply reported account of the life and times' of Tsarnaev. The 12-page story is based on interviews with dozens of sources that 'deliver a riveting and heartbreaking account of how a charming kid with a bright future became a monster,' it said. AFP PHOTO/Michael THURSTON (Photo credit should read Michael THURSTON/AFP/Getty Images)