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Attorney General Merrick Garland halts federal executions amid review

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Attorney General Merrick Garland put a hold on federal executions on Thursday as the Justice Department launched an internal probe of its policies on putting criminals to death.
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Attorney General Merrick Garland Orders Moratorium On Federal Executions

Attorney General Merrick Garland Orders Moratorium On Federal Executions

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The Justice Department will review its policies and procedures related to capital cases during this pause.
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Attorney General Merrick Garland orders pause of federal executions

Attorney General Merrick Garland orders pause of federal executions

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Thirteen people on federal death row were executed between July 2020 and January 2021 after then-Attorney General William Barr federal prison officials to carry them out.
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James Polk, Pulitzer winner for Watergate reporting, dies at 83

He worked for the old Washington Star and later for NBC and CNN. Read more ...

Opinion: Journalism is Activism and Diverse Newsrooms Know That

It isn't news that journalists have been burned by their “conformity. ” From police shootings to sexual assaults, the voices sharing the news become just as important as the... Read more ...

Groups urge state to protect last wild Atlantic salmon in US

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine is home to the last wild Atlantic salmon populations in the U.S., but a new push to protect the fish at the state level is unlikely to land them on the... Read more ...

Californians tired of doing their part during triple-digit heat

Californians tired of doing their part during triple-digit heat

SACRAMENTO - Californians are tired of turning off their appliances in the summer heat. For years, state officials have counted on residents to rescue the electric grid from... Read more ...

Thousands defy Orbán with festive Pride parade backing gay rights in Hungary

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Chris Sale to pitch 4-5 innings in Sunday's rehab start with Double-A Portland

Chris Sale is expected to pitch four or five innings in his next rehab start with the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs on Sunday as the Red Sox left-hander continues to eye a return... Read more ...

Family of James Brown settles 15-year battle over his estate

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The family of entertainer James Brown has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer's estate, an attorney involved in the mediation... Read more ...

Biden faces challenges in bid to reach a bipartisan infrastructure plan

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French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France's yellow vest movement, protested Saturday across the country against a bill requiring everyone to have... Read more ...

Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support

Out-of-state crews headed to Montana Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the West struggled with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and... Read more ...