The sister of a man on death row in Saudi Arabia for unwittingly being a drug mule asked Lewis Hamilton to speak about him at his upcoming F1 race.
A Texas emergency room physician told the judge in court, "I don't believe the condemned would feel anything that would approximate pain."
Mississippi carried out its first execution in over nine years after states have struggled to find drugs needed for lethal injection.
The governor stepped in ahead of Julius Jones' scheduled execution, which was to take place Thursday afternoon.
Jones, 41, of Oklahoma is scheduled to be executed on Thursday for the 1999 killing of businessman Paul Howell. He has always maintained he was set up.
The petition was rapidly gaining signatures in the hours before Thursday's scheduled execution in Oklahoma.
Regarding the method of execution used by the state, one board member said that the "process is obviously flawed."
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has yet to respond to the state parole board's recommendation to commute Jones' death sentence.
"Governor, you still have a chance, you still have time," his mother told the governor. "You have time ... to get this right."
Julius Jones could face execution this Thursday if Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt does not grant clemency.
David Cox is set to be executed Wednesday for charges including murdering his wife and sexually assaulting his stepdaughter.
The reality television star said she and other advocates were "anxiously awaiting" Oklahoma governor's decision on whether to commute Jones' death sentence.
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt yet to make a decision on whether Julius Jones' execution, scheduled Friday, will continue as planned.
David Neal Cox wrote to the state Supreme Court's chief justice in 2018 saying that he wanted to rescind all appeals and have his execution date set.
John Marion Grant, 60, was convicted in 1998 and given the death sentence for fatally stabbing prison cafeteria worker Gay Carter.
The court ruled that Grant, Jones and other inmates shouldn't have been removed from a lawsuit challenging Oklahoma's lethal injection protocols.
Smith was sentenced to death after being convicted of the 1991 abduction and slaying of 22-year-old Sharma Ruth Johnson.
Annika Dworet, whose 17-year-old son was killed in the Parkland shooting, said she and her husband "would like to see" Nikolas Cruz "suffer."
Despite its opposition against the federal death penalty, the Biden administration asked the Supreme Court to uphold the verdict of the jury.
The parole board voted 3-2 to reject a clemency request for death row inmate John Marion Grant, whose scheduled execution date is October 28, 2021.
Advocates are urging Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to halt Johnson's execution, citing the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on executing the intellectually disabled.
The Supreme Court has halted a number of executions in Texas and Alabama over the issue of spiritual advisers.
The Idaho Commission of Pardons and Parole granted Pizzuto's request for a commutation hearing, which will be held in November.
Attorneys for Payne, a 54-year-old Tennessee inmate on death row, filed a petition asking a court to bar his execution because he is intellectually disabled.
Higgs, who maintained that he was innocent, has become the 13th federal inmate to be executed under Donald Trump's presidency.
Dustin Higgs was the 13th and final person put to death since the Trump administration restarted federal executions.
Before being put to death for seven murders in Richmond, Virginia, he apologized for his crimes and complained about missing doughnuts from his last meal.
Dustin Higgs is scheduled to be put to death five days before President-elect Joe Biden, a death penalty opponent, is inaugurated.
Bernard's execution on Thursday has seen many famous faces call for an end to the death penalty.
"He was such a reformed person. So hopeful and positive until the end," Kardashian tweeted Friday following Bernard's execution.