Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes just made his first court appearance since allegedly murdering 12 people and wounding dozens of others during Friday's shooting rampage in Aurora.Holmes entered the courtroom -- sporting his "freakish" (as described by Fox News' Greta Van Susteren) orange hair ... More >>
The world is slightly less into killing people, according to Amnesty International -- or at least, less into killing people by way of official state execution. Approximately 527 people were executed last year around the world, which represents a decrease from the 714 executed the previous yea ... More >>
Nathan Louis Jackson returns with a visit to Death Row
Steven Hayes, via Connecticut Dept. of CorrectionsToday jurors sentenced to death Steven Hayes, the man who, in a crime called "one of the worst in Connecticut history" kidnapped and murdered Connecticut woman Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, Hayley (17) and Michaela (11), during a sev ... More >>
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She Says Shes Not a Liberal
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The Return of J. Edgar Hoover
An Activists Guide to Protests Outside the Republican Convention
Death Penalty Foes Seize the Spotlight
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The U.S. Gets Ready to Execute Three Juvenile Offenders
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