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Supreme Court Reviews Murder Case for Racial Discrimination
Timothy Foster faces death for verdict from all-white jury....


Prosecutors: Church Shooting Suspect to Face Death Penalty
Dylann Roof also faces a hate crime charge....


Lil Kim's Ex, Damion Hardy No Longer Facing the Death Penalty
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder orders federal prosecutors not to seek capital punishment against...


Execution Date Set for Philadelphia Rapper Cool C
‘80s emcee scheduled to die next January for killing police officer....


Commentary: A Botched Execution That Revealed the Horror of the Death Penalty
The horrific death of Clayton Lockett at a penitentiary in Oklahoma showed the world precisely how ...


US Prosecutors Seek Execution of Marathon Suspect
Federal prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Ma...


Bombing Suspect Charged, Could Face Death Penalty
The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been charged with conspiring to use a wea...


Texas County Twice as Likely to Demand Death Penalty for Blacks
New research says that in Texas' Harris County juries are more likely to demand the death penalty f...


Ex-NFL Running Back Lawrence Phillips Charged With Murder of Prison Cell Mate
Damion Soward's death in April was caused by strangulation....


Philadelphia DA Drops Death Penalty Against Mumia Abu-Jamal
At the news conference scheduled to discuss the fate of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Philadelphia District Atto...


Blacks Received 12 of the Last 13 Death Sentences in One Texas County
A new report from Houston, Texas, corroborates a nationwide pattern: A disproportionate number of A...


Connecticut Legislature Repeals Death Penalty
Connecticut has become the 17th state to repeal the death penalty. Studies show seven out of 10 dea...


James Holmes Faces Judge After Colorado Movie Theater Mass Shooting
James Holmes, the alleged gunman in the Colorado theater massacre, appeared before a judge in his f...


Lil Kim's Ex, Damion Hardy, Sentenced to Life in Prison
Former Brooklyn gang leader goes down for multiple murders....


Ugandan Lawmaker Revives Anti-Gay Bill
After Uganda’s cabinet decided to abandon a controversial anti-homosexuality bill last year, one Ug...


Rights Group Urges UN to Stop Nigerian Executions
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project is seeking help from U.N. rapporteurs to stop ...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 11, 1990
Nelson Mandela was released from prison on Feb. 11, 1990, after serving 27 years....


Death Penalty Sought for Philly Abortion Doctor
Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortion doctor who allegedly performed illegal late-term abortion...


No Death Penalty Provision in Uganda Anti-Gay Bill
The Ugandan parliamentarian behind an anti-homosexual bill that attracted worldwide condemnation sa...


Trials of US Couple Charged With Murder Begin in Indonesia
An American couple went on trial in Indonesia on Wednesday on charges of murdering the woman's moth...

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