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By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Iran said it executed two men Saturday convicted of allegedly killing a paramilitary volunteer during a demonstration, the latest executions aimed at halting the nationwide protests now challenging the country's theocracy.
By Associated Press
A Missouri inmate has been put to death for a 2003 killing, becoming what is believed to be the first transgender woman executed in the U.S.
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Activists warn that others could also be put to death in the near future, saying that at least a dozen people so far have received death sentences over their involvement in the demonstrations.
The Russian-installed leaders of occupied regions of Ukraine formerly announced the results of so-called referendums and said they wanted to join Russia. Erik Møse, the official in charge of the U.N. Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine, joined Nick…
By Nick Schifrin, Zeba Warsi
In our news wrap Monday, Ukraine will resume exporting grain under an agreement with Russia despite weekend missile attack on the port of Odesa, President Biden's COVID symptoms are almost completely resolved, Pope Francis made a historic apology in Canada…
By Lindsey Hilsum, Independent Television News
It's been a year and a half since the military in Myanmar launched a coup, deposed the democratically elected government and restored a dictatorship. And today, an ominous move towards further repression amid countrywide upheaval with the execution by hanging…
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The Supreme Court says states must accommodate the wishes of death row inmates who want to have their pastors pray aloud and even touch them during their executions.
By Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press
Arizona purchased materials to make hydrogen cyanide, the gas used in executions in the U.S. and by the Nazis to kill 865,000 Jews at the Auschwitz concentration camp alone.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The amended rule, published Friday in the Federal Register, allows the U.S. government to conduct executions by lethal injection or use “any other manner prescribed by the law of the state in which the sentence was imposed.”…
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