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Jul 23, 2014

Execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, Arizona inmate, takes 2 hours

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S...

Jul 23, 2014

Arizona inmate dies nearly 2 hours after execution began; lawyers say he was gasping, snorting

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S...

Jul 21, 2014

Five Best Ideas of the Day: July 21

1. Israel and the world must focus on not ‘going all the way’ in Gaza. by the Editorial Board of Haaretz 2. The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. By Charles Ogletree in the Washington Post 3. Two Haitan policymakers debate what’s more... #Israel #Washington Post Company #Gaza Strip #Haaretz

Jul 16, 2014

California death penalty ruled unconstitutional by federal judge

A federal judge has banned the death penalty in California, claiming it violates the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment... #Israel #Washington Post Company #Gaza Strip #Haaretz

Jul 09, 2014

Pakistani man gets 18 years to life for beating wife to death after she made lentils for dinner

Noor Hussain, 75, asked for the death penalty instead of his long prison sentence Wednesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court... #Israel #Washington Post Company #Gaza Strip #Haaretz

Jul 01, 2014

Supreme Court ruling has no bearing on Ronell Wilson, prosecutor says

A federal prosecutor expressed confidence Tuesday that the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on mentally disabled defendants facing the death penalty will have no bearing on condemned cop killer Ronell Wilson’s case... #Supreme Court of the United States #Ronell Wilson

Jun 24, 2014

Kirsten Powers: Conservative case against death penalty

Anti-capital punishment activists say time is ripe for promoting a culture of life... #Supreme Court of the United States #Ronell Wilson

Jul 15, 2014

Suspect in Indiana officer death pleads not guilty

Prosecutors said Tuesday they may seek the death penalty against the man charged in the shooting death of an Indianapolis police officer... #Indiana #Indianapolis, IN

Jul 07, 2014

Jury to decide whether Dallas man facing possible death sentence competent to stand trial

Jury selection is underway today for a hearing to determine whether a man is competent to stand trial in a death penalty case... #Indiana #Indianapolis, IN

Jul 24, 2014

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. ARIZONA INMATE DIES 2 HOURS AFTER START OF EXECUTION The condemned man gasps and snorts during an episode that's sure to add to the scrutiny... #Iraq #Arizona #Hamas #Indiana #US State Department #Denver Broncos #Facebook #U.S. Democratic Party