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2-hour Arizona execution stirs outrage

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 denied a final, last-ditch appeal from Wood, who is seeking a reprieve from execution. (AP Photo/Arizona Department of Corrections, File)Lawyers of Arizona death row inmate said he was gasping, snorting for an hour.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:46:41 -0400
Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling

Two plaintiffs in a lawsuit to overturn Colordo's gay marriage ban, Cassie Rubald, left, and her partner, Rachel Catt, hold hands during a news conference outside the federal courthouse in downtown Denver on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Six gay couples filed the lawsuit to ask for an injunction to stop all officials from enforcing the ban on gay marriage in Colorado. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:43:37 -0400
UN: Rockets 'have gone missing'

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon speaks at a press conference with the Jordanian Foreign Minister in the capital Amman on July 23, 2014, as part of talks to try to broker an end to violence in GazaTwenty rockets found in an abandoned Gaza school this week are missing: U.N.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:25:49 -0400
Montana senator accused of plagiarizing thesis

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014, file photo, Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., right, and his son Michael leave the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, after a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden. Walsh's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers. The Democrat is running to keep the seat he was appointed to in February. Walsh faces Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines on Nov. 4. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:27:14 -0400
Blasts kill 82 in Nigeria

Military officers walk past the remains of a car after an explosion on July 23, 2014 in Kaduna, NigeriaEx-leader Buhari targeted in attacks, which bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:22:33 -0400
Death sentence given in U.S. photographer's killing

FILE - In this April 7, 2005 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses in Rome. Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on April 4, 2014, when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. A Kabul court announced Wednesday, July 23, 2014 that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)Afghan police officer sentenced for AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus' death.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:59:07 -0400
Inside the first Conservatarian hackathon

Reboot HackathonThe Koch network is teaming up with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to connect coders with D.C politicos

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:57:22 -0400
Ark. military base on lockdown after suspicious person reported

Security personnel run past a C-130 aircraft on static display at the front gate of Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, Ark., Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The base has been on lockdown since late morning Wednesday. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)Little Rock Air Force Base went on lockdown Wednesday amid reports of a suspicious person, though military officials have offered few details about the incident.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:48:17 -0400
Officials release sketch of suspect in peacock shooting death

This artist sketch provided by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on Wendesday, July 23, 2014 shows a man who is suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. on July 9, 2014. Witnesses say the bird was standing in a driveway and the man fired from the drivers seat of the silver sedan. (AP Photo/SPCA)Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:49:22 -0400
Teen dies during record-attempt flight

Father, Son Plan Trip Around the World in Single-Engine Plane17-year-old Haris Suleman and his father were flying around the world together.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:40:23 -0400
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