Manson, Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Leslie Van Houten all escaped the death penalty.
An opioid at the heart of America's drug epidemic will be used for death row executions in Nevada and Nebraska if the never-before-tried combination of drugs is approved.
Convicted terrorists can go to jail but those that recruited them deserve harsher sentences and "could be shot," Chechnya's leader said.
Pope Francis condemned the death penalty but could face an uphill battle in the GOP-controlled U.S. government where 72 percent of Republicans support the death penalty.
Mujtaba’a al-Sweikat was arrested at an airport in 2012 and may be facing imminent execution for participating in pro-democracy protests.
Arkansas plans to execute one more man before before its supply of midazolam expires at the end of the month.
The double execution took place days after the state ended a nearly 12-year hiatus on executing prisoners on death row.
Seven men in Arkansas will be put to death within 10 days of one another.
According to a new Amnesty report, global executions have fallen by 37 percent since 2015.
In 2017, Kuwait and Bahrain carried out their first state-sanctioned killings in several years.
Young children could face adult charges and even the death penalty.
Staring in January, Ohio will again begin executing inmates after halting the practice in 2014.
The decision follows outrage over the gang-rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl.
Drug maker's decision to not sell its products for use in executions will make it harder for states to carry out death sentences.
The state was unsuccessful when it first tried to execute Romell Broom in 2009.
The commandment "You shall not kill" is equally valid for the guilty as for the innocent, the pope says.
Iran is one of the world’s leading executors of prisoners.