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Alabama inmate scheduled for execution files appeal

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:23:10 GMT2016-09-26T19:23:10Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- A 74-year-old Alabama inmate scheduled to be executed in November is asking an appellate court to review his claim that Alabama's lethal injection procedure is inhumane....

New Mexico governor wants vote on reinstating death penalty

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:21:30 GMT2016-09-20T21:21:30Z

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez stepped up pressure on lawmakers Tuesday to consider reinstating the death penalty by promising to add the issue to a legislative agenda for a pending special session that was aimed solely at fixing the state's budget shortfall....

Pakistan stays execution of mentally ill man

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:57:48 GMT2016-09-19T14:57:48Z

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) -- A Pakistani official says the supreme court has temporarily stayed the execution of a mentally ill man....