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By PBS NewsHour
A federal judge said the Justice Department unlawfully rescheduled the execution of the only woman on federal death row, potentially setting up the Trump administration to schedule the execution after president-elect Joe Biden takes office.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The series of executions after Election Day, the first in late November, is the first time in over 130 years where federal executions have occurred during a lame-duck period.
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
If Bernard, now 40, receives a lethal injection as planned at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, it would be a rare execution of a person who was in his teens when the crime occurred.
In our news wrap Friday, Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Louisville officials release transcripts from grand jury proceedings over whether to charge police in her death. Kentucky’s attorney general said officers had acted in self-defense, after Taylor’s boyfriend fired first. Also,…
In our news wrap Friday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg announced she has a recurrence of cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy. In a court statement, the 87-year-old justice said the treatment has already reduced lesions on her liver…
In our news wrap Tuesday, the British government reversed course and will ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei from its next-generation mobile phone system. The U.S. had pushed for the change. Also, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security dropped its directive…
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