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  • After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

    After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:45:29 GMT
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.More >>
    Two condemned inmates at the center of Oklahoma's now-resolved legal confusion will be put to death Tuesday, the state's first double execution since 1937.More >>
  • NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

    NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:44:43 GMT
    The National Rifle Association's annual meeting is bringing a renewed push for a law requiring all 50 states to recognize concealed carry gun permits from other states.More >>
    With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already...More >>
  • Nevada rancher Bundy condemned for racist remarks

    Nevada rancher Bundy condemned for racist remarks

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:35:17 GMT
    A Nevada rancher at the center of a national feud with the federal government over cattle grazing is facing sharp criticism for racist comments he made that were published in a New York Times article.More >>
    A Nevada rancher at the center of a national feud with the federal government over cattle grazing is facing sharp criticism for racist comments he made that were published in a New York Times article.More >>
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  • After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

    After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:45:29 GMT
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.More >>
    Two condemned inmates at the center of Oklahoma's now-resolved legal confusion will be put to death Tuesday, the state's first double execution since 1937.More >>
  • New date for first lady's Kansas graduation speech

    New date for first lady's Kansas graduation speech

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:45:27 GMT
    The White House says Michelle Obama is rearranging her plans to address high school students in Topeka, Kan., to address concerns by some students and parents.More >>
    Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Kansas in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for...More >>
  • Rebels kill 7 after voting in Indian elections

    Rebels kill 7 after voting in Indian elections

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:45:17 GMT
    A major day of voting in the world's biggest elections was marred by violence Thursday as suspected rebels killed four paramilitary soldiers and three polling officials who were leaving buses after conducting...More >>
    A major day of voting in the world's biggest elections was marred by violence Thursday as suspected rebels killed four paramilitary soldiers and three polling officials who were traveling on buses after conducting...More >>
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