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Latest use of sedative keeps death penalty debate alive

April 29, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this November 2005 file photo, Larry Greene, public information director of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, demonstrates how a curtain is pulled between the death chamber and witness room at the prison in Lucasville, Ohio. The effectiveness of midazolam has been questioned following executions in Ohio, Arizona and, in April 27, 2017, Arkansas....

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Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies

April 29, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators sit on the ground along Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the White House in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2017, during a demonstration and march. Thousands of people gathered across the country to march in protest of President Donald...

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

April 29, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

People begin a march at the corner of Florence and Normandie, the flash point of the riots that erupted after the 1992 acquittal of four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, on the 25th anniversary, in Los Angeles Saturday,...

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

April 28, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, April 27, 2017, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Williams, 38,...

2nd company shuts oil, gas wells after deadly Colorado blast

April 28, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this April 18, 2017, photo, investigators stand by as debris is removed from a house that was destroyed in a deadly explosion in Firestone, Colo., on April 17. Anadarko Petroleum said Wednesday, April 26, that it operated a well about 200 feet (60 meters)...

Focus turns to senator with doctor guilty of Medicare fraud

April 28, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Dr. Salomon Melgen arrives at the federal courthouse in West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, April 28, 2017. Melgen, accused of political corruption, was found guilty Friday on all counts in his Medicare fraud trial, raising the possibility that federal prosecutors...

Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with United

April 27, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 13, 2017, file photo, Thomas Demetrio, an attorney for Dr. David Dao, speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. On Thursday, April 27, 2017, United Airlines reached a settlement with Dao, the passenger who was dragged off a United...

Arkansas prepares to wrap up aggressive execution schedule

April 27, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

This March 25, 2017, file photo, shows a sign for the Department of Correction’s Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Death-row inmate Kenneth Williams is scheduled to die at the prison unit Thursday, April 27, 2017, for the killing of a former deputy...

Aide: Blacks not trying hard enough to work with Trump

April 27, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Omarosa Manigault, political aide and communications director for the Office of Public Liaison at the White House under President Donald Trump’s administration, speaks at the Women’s Power Luncheon of the 2017 National Action Network convention,...

Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience store

April 26, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Bear, Del. Delaware State Police say a trooper has been taken to a hospital after being shot at the convenience store. The trooper, who was on duty at the time, was taken to...