execution

Crime
Twenty years after being convicted, Michael Samra was put to death by lethal injection.
Crime
The avowed white supremacist was among three men convicted of dragging James Byrd Jr., a black man, to his death in a horrific hate crime.
Arts & Culture
The work, which depicts a structure where 38 Dakota Indians were killed, was criticized for being insensitive.
Politics
It's the first double execution in the U.S. since 2000.
Politics
Ledell Lee died by lethal injection Thursday just minutes before his death warrant expired.
HuffPost Video
A federal judge has halted Arkansas’ plan to put at least six men to death over 11 days in its effort to use up its supply of a key drug before it expires.
Politics
Arkansas’ plan to execute eight prisoners in 11 days has been a matter of life, death and, now, free speech.
The WorldPost
But it's in the top seven -- and its plans to execute 7 prisoners in 11 days are drawing international attention.
Crime
Mark Christeson killed the family after breaking into their home with his cousin.
Politics
[1] Equal Justice Initiative, "Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror," 21. In the case of Duane Buck
Arts & Culture
The convicted's attorneys argued that judges were given inappropriate powers in his sentencing.
Politics
The rare move comes as the Supreme Court continues to operate without a ninth member.