The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row inmates in Oklahoma. Continue reading
Health and Human Services spokesman Kenneth Wolfe says operations at the shelters will soon be suspended because there have been fewer child immigrants caught at the border and the government has expanded capacity at other shelters. Continue reading
Scientists are increasingly linking hundreds of earthquakes near Jones, Oklahoma to wastewater wells used in fracking operations. Continue reading
Today in the Morning Line: Mississippi Senate GOP runoff headlines Primary Day Other races to watch include Democratic gubernatorial primary in Maryland and Senate GOP primary in Oklahoma Biden touts his working-class roots at White House event New CBS News/New … Continue reading
A blanket designed to shield students from debris flying through the air from tornadoes is selling as gunfire protection, due to anxiety over national school shootings. Continue reading
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday signed legislation that repeals the Common Core educational standards that were set to take effect in the coming school year.
In Oklahoma, Clayton Lockett died of a heart attack when he was given an untested combination of drugs in what was intended to be a lethal injection. Judy Woodruff talks to Cary Aspinwall who has been covering the story for Tulsa World. Attorney Roy Englert and Deborah Denno of Fordham University School of Law discuss whether states can implement the death penalty in a humane fashion. Continue reading
A botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate Tuesday night has renewed attention among opponents of the death penalty on the source of the drugs used to carry out the procedure. Continue reading