The Supreme Court has indicated that the execution of four federal inmates, which had been blocked, may now proceed.
In a court filing, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) said the employee tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday.
Wesley Purkey has schizophrenia, brain damage, bipolar disorder, Alzheimer's and dementia. The Constitution requires the prisoner to understand why he is being executed. He clearly doesn't meet that test.
Matthews warned that if Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders wins the 2020 election, there could be socialist-led executions in Central Park.
At least 122 people have been executed by the Saudi government this year as the royal family intensifies a crackdown on dissenters.
Alexanda Kotey, radicalized in West London, was one of four members of the notorious torture cell, infamous for their brutality and British accents.
North Korea's ruling regime keeps more than 100,000 individuals in death camps and has carried out a series of horrific executions.
Rodney Scott Berget was executed by lethal injection for a 2011 murder during a failed attempt to escape from jail.
The last time two convicted killers were put to death on consecutive days was in 2012.
How many executions did the U.S. perform last year?
In 2001, Battaglia shot the two girls and called their mother during the killings.
Officials in November 2017 struggled for 25 minutes to find a vein to shoot lethal injection drugs into his arm.
The seven first responders were discovered early Saturday, each of them with gunshot wounds in their heads.
Public defender rebuts claims that Ronald Ray Phillips didn't struggle after a 3-drug lethal cocktail was administered.
Polls show Palestinians are the most radicalized, anti-peace population in the Muslim world.
Arkansas plans to execute one more man before before its supply of midazolam expires at the end of the month.
Arkansas, which has not carried out an execution in 12 years, planned to begin the lethal injections of at least six convicted murderers on Monday.
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.