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Death penalty controversy
June 25, 2016
Draft of Dems' policy positions reflects Sanders' influence
A draft of the Democratic Party's policy positions reflects the influence of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign: endorsing ...
June 24, 2016
Democrats reject platform proposal opposing trade deal
Democrats on Friday voted down an amendment to the party's platform that would have opposed the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...
June 23, 2016
Lawyers: Condemned inmate mentally incompetent for execution
The U.S. Supreme Court has said death row prisoners must have "rational understanding" that they are about to be executed and ...
June 15, 2016
Judge on top Texas court questions death penalty's fairness
Texas' highest criminal court should consider whether the death penalty is being fairly applied and should still be ...
June 09, 2016
Justices find judicial bias in Pennsylvania death row case
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a state judge was wrong to participate in the case of a death row inmate whose ...
June 06, 2016
Justices taking on new Texas death row cases
The Supreme Court said Monday it will review two death-row cases from Texas, the nation's top death-penalty state, as the ...
May 31, 2016
High court rejects La. inmate's death penalty challenge
The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a Louisiana inmate's appeal that his death sentence was unconstitutional. The appeal ...
May 25, 2016
Hamas planning to execute 13 convicted murderers
Gaza's Islamic militant Hamas rulers said Wednesday they intend to execute residents convicted of murder even without the ...
May 25, 2016
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't ...
May 20, 2016
Supporters: Iran human rights activist gets 10-year sentence
An already-imprisoned prominent human rights activist in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a new trial, a ...
May 19, 2016
Grand jury: Lawyer backed use of wrong drug in execution try
The top lawyer for Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin urged prison officials to go forward with a planned execution even though they ...
May 18, 2016
Kansas man convicted of killing 4 gets death sentence
A man convicted of killing two men, a woman and her 18-month-old daughter on a Kansas farm three years ago has been sentenced ...
May 16, 2016
Philippine president-elect to offer Cabinet posts to rebels
Presumptive Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he will reimpose the death penalty, offer Cabinet posts ...
May 13, 2016
Correction: Execution Drugs-Pfizer story
In a story May 13 about a pharmaceutical company's refusal to sell states drugs used in lethal injections, The Associated ...
May 11, 2016
Missouri man put to death for killing deputy, 2 others
A man who killed two people in a drug dispute and a sheriff's deputy in a subsequent shootout was put to death Wednesday in ...
May 10, 2016
Texas fighting order to disclose execution drug supplier
More than a year after a judge ordered Texas to divulge the source of its execution drugs, the information has not been ...
May 10, 2016
Kenya: Wife accused of helping anthrax plot appears in court
The wife accused of assisting her medic husband to plot a biological attack in Kenya and assisting in recruiting for the ...
May 05, 2016
Florida Supreme Court considers overturning death sentences
Florida's Supreme Court wrestled with whether an inmate sentenced to death under a system found to be unconstitutional should ...
April 27, 2016
The Latest: Georgia executes man convicted in triple killing
The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Georgia death row inmate (all times local): 10:00 p.m. Georgia has executed a man ...
April 27, 2016
Georgia executes man convicted in 1998 triple killing
Georgia executed a man Wednesday who was convicted in the 1998 killings of a central Georgia trucking company owner and his ...