Arkansas conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000
VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days - including two in one night....
Timeline of Arkansas execution from AP reporter
VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- A federal judge temporarily halted a second execution Monday night in Arkansas after attorneys said in a court filing that the first execution for Jack Jones "appeared to be tortuous and inhumane." The judge lifted the stay later in the evening and the second inmate, Marcel Williams, was executed....
Overcoming Opioids: Special schools help teens stay clean
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept up in the nation's grim wave of addiction to opioid painkillers....
Police: Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died
ELLINGTON, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015....
Volunteers usher US immigrants to court to allay their fears
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Salvadoran immigrant Joselin Marroquin-Torres became flustered in front of a federal immigration judge in New York and forgot to give her asylum application, a woman she had just met stood up to provide it....
President Kim Jong Un said North Korea is ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, in the latest sign of rising tension as President Trump prepares to call the leaders of China and Japan. The United States ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to mounting concern over the North's nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the United States and its Asian allies.
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