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The US Supreme Court ordered a last minute stay of execution for a convicted murderer and rapist who argued that a rare medical condition risked making the lethal injection unconstitutional.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 08:14
A federal judge in the US state of Missouri refused Monday to postpone an execution, which would be the first since a botched lethal injection ignited a national debate.
Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 01:38
A group of US-based media outlets on Thursday launched a legal bid to obtain information about drugs due to be used in a lethal injection in Missouri next week following a botched execution in Oklahoma.
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A 13-year old Indian-origin boy has emerged as the winner of a spelling bee contest in the US in an epic verbal duel that lasted a total of 95 rounds.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 19:31
A Missouri man was executed for raping and murdering a 15 year-old school girl, authorities said after the US Supreme Court dismissed a flurry of petitions seeking a stay.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 13:15
The US state of Missouri executed early Wednesday a man convicted of abducting, raping and killing a teenage girl, US media reported.
Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 17:06
A spelling bee competition in the US has been tied between a 13-year-old Indian-origin boy and a 11-year-old girl after they duelled for 66 rounds until finally the judges ran out of words.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 06:58
The US Supreme Court has lifted its stay on the scheduled execution of a Missouri death row inmate whose lawyers had challenged the state`s refusal to disclose where it obtained its lethal injection drug.
Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 08:20
Icy, snow-covered roads and high winds made travel treacherous from the Dakotas to Michigan and Missouri as much of the US braced for dangerously cold temperatures that could break records.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 20:03
Humans may have evolved dexterous hands around half a million years earlier than previously thought, discovery of a 1.42-million-year-old bone fossil in Kenya suggests.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:52
Missouri serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin was executed by lethal injection early Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for him to be put to death, a corrections spokesman said.
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