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Victim's family on Arkansas execution: 'Ready for it to be done'

Darla Jones said she can't imagine what it will be like to watch the man who killed her mother as he is executed by lethal injection on Monday.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 4:29 am

The inmates Arkansas is rushing to execute

The state of Arkansas will resume efforts this week to execute death row inmates before its supply of sedatives used in lethal injection expires.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 5:47 pm

FDA: Texas execution drugs must be destroyed or exported 

Execution drugs delivered to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Arizona Department of Corrections must be refused and either destroyed or exported within 90 days, according to court documents filed on Thursday.

Published on 21 April 2017 | 6:14 pm

Astronaut Peggy Whitson sets space record

President Donald Trump, his daughter, Ivanka, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will call NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate Whitson on her record-breaking stay on the International Space Station.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 12:22 am

Teacher accused of kidnapping student due in court

Tad Cummins, the Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student and disappearing with her for five weeks, is due in court Monday.

Published on 23 April 2017 | 7:37 pm

Millions under flood threat in Carolinas

The Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states are bracing for a round of strong thunderstorms and the threat of flash flooding.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 9:46 am

Four-year-old falls out of moving bus

It's a scene that would make any parent shudder -- a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 9:51 pm

Homeless girls bond in Girl Scout Troop 6000

The members of Girl Scout Troop 6000 are just like any other girls. They go on trips, draw, sing and dance and sell those famous cookies. But their connection goes beyond Tagalongs and Thin Mints.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 2:11 am

Erin Moran, 'Happy Days' actress, found dead

Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late '60s to the mid-'80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom "Happy Days," has died. She was 56.

Published on 23 April 2017 | 12:29 pm

Doctors charged with genital mutilation

In the first federal case involving female genital mutilation filed in the United States, two Michigan doctors and the wife of one of the doctors have been charged with performing the banned procedure on two 7-year-old girls.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 12:27 am

Passengers: Mom cries on plane after airline takes stroller

American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and an airline employee aboard one of its flights.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 6:19 pm

Opinion: A hero in American Airlines incident

Video evidence has emerged of an American Airlines incident in which an unidentified male passenger confronts a male flight attendant, warning him "You do that to me, and I'll knock you flat." The flight attendant rushes right back at the passenger and responds with "Hit me. Bring it on." This chest-bumping came shortly after that same flight attendant apparently had a confrontation with a female passenger holding a baby and yanked a baby stroller away from her.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 7:07 pm

Brain hats send a message at March for Science

Pink and gray brain hats dotted the crowds at the March on Science in Washington, becoming one of the symbols of the march's message.

Published on 23 April 2017 | 4:12 pm

These states are celebrating Confederate Memorial Day

It's been nearly 152 years since the Confederate Army surrendered to Union forces, ending the American Civil War.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 2:32 pm

Jalapeno-flavored chips recalled over Salmonella fear

Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella contamination.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 12:04 pm

Zelizer: 100 days of failure for Trump?

President Donald Trump doesn't care what the experts have to say. "No matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first 100 days, & it has been a lot (including S.C.), media will kill!," he tweeted.

Published on 22 April 2017 | 4:42 pm

GOP works to keep the lights on

House Republicans return from spring recess to a jam-packed week needing to keep the government's lights on before a Friday funding deadline and unsure if there will be time to make substantial progress on President Donald Trump's priority to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Published on 23 April 2017 | 8:34 am

Surgeon general resigns

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was asked to resign by the White House on Friday after assisting in the transition to the Trump administration.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 10:07 am

Retail sores closing at epic pace

Brokerage firm Credit Suisse said in a research report released earlier this month that it's possible more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will close their doors in 2017.

Published on 22 April 2017 | 7:58 pm

Why everyone's laughing at this $400 juicer

It's a $400 device that connects to the internet and squeezes pre-bought packets of fruit and vegetables into juice. On Wednesday, Bloomberg revealed you can get the same result by squeezing the bags with your own bare hands.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 3:42 pm

High schooler sells $1M in custom socks

Brennan Agranoff is a 17-year-old with a lot on his plate.

Published on 20 April 2017 | 1:20 pm

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