Lethal Injections Face Scrutiny After Two-Hour U.S. Execution

Lethal Injections Face Scrutiny After Two-Hour U.S. Execution

Washington (AFP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a convicted Arizona killer took two hours to ...

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How Did The Arizona Execution Go Wrong?

How Did The Arizona Execution Go Wrong?

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times For the third time this year, a state has set out to execute a convicted murderer but found itself unable to cleanly carry out the sentence. T ...

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Arizona Inmate Dies Belatedly In Apparently Botched Execution

Arizona Inmate Dies Belatedly In Apparently Botched Execution

By Matt Pearce, Cindy Carcamo and Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- A convicted murderer in Arizona gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after a lethal i ...

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5 Republicans Who Can’t Resist Strutting Their Stuff

5 Republicans Who Can’t Resist Strutting Their Stuff

    Ah, Republican politicians. Moral arbiters. Upholders of family values. Pure, straight-laced Church Ladies and Gentlemen who go all a-flutter at the mere suggestion ...

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Opposing Immigration Demonstrators Kept 3 Miles Apart In Oracle, Az.

Opposing Immigration Demonstrators Kept 3 Miles Apart In Oracle, Az.

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Demonstrations began Tuesday in the Arizona town of Oracle, the latest municipality trying to come to grips with the surge in children and wom ...

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Arizona Wildfire Grows To 13,000 Acres

Arizona Wildfire Grows To 13,000 Acres

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times A wildfire north of Sedona, Arizona, grew to more than 13,000 acres Sunday, but officials said they were making slow progress. "Everything is goi ...

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Arizona Wildfire Burns Nearly 1,000 Acres, Threatens 100 Structures

Arizona Wildfire Burns Nearly 1,000 Acres, Threatens 100 Structures

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times A fire ripping through a heavily forested canyon in northern Arizona had burned nearly 1,000 acres and left several cabins evacuated by midday We ...

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Abortion Restrictions Take Effect In Arizona After Judge’s Ruling

Abortion Restrictions Take Effect In Arizona After Judge’s Ruling

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Restrictions on some types of abortions in Arizona went into effect Tuesday morning after a federal judge upheld state changes limiting a woma ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches From The Front Lines Of Homeland Security’

Weekend Reader: ‘Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches From The Front Lines Of Homeland Security’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security by Todd Miller. Miller has been researching immigration and border i ...

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Bows To Term Limits Laws, Will Not Run Again

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Bows To Term Limits Laws, Will Not Run Again

By Cathleen Decker and Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that ...

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