Iran is a death penalty machine. More than 600 people were executed there last year, according to the United Nations, many of them in public hangings before crowds filled with children.
The lawyer for Clayton Lockett said the Oklahoma murderer's botched execution Tuesday night, which lasted about 40 minutes and ended when the condemned died of a heart attack, left him horrified.
In a matter of hours, and barring an unforeseeable last-minute legal change, the state of Oklahoma will execute two men for unrelated murders. What links the two condemned men has been their fight to know the full details ? including the source ? of the drugs Oklahoma officials will use to...
Sanity prevailed in Oklahoma on Monday.
If the government insists on executing its citizens, it must do so in as transparent a way as possible.
MSNBC host Chris Hayes has apologized for comments he made on Sunday about feeling uncomfortable calling troops heroes. Chris Hayes made the comments on Sunday during a pre-Memorial Day discussion.