Officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Wood to death instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour, Wood’s attorney says. Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered a review of the process.
The latest version of the DISCLOSE Act, which would force donor disclosure on outside organizations that engage in election politics, is facing now-familiar opposition from Republican lawmakers.
The legislation would require any politically active group that spends more than $10,000 to list its donors.
A new book claims the organic label can’t be trusted, especially on food that’s imported. Yet there is a global system for verifying the authenticity of organic food, and it mostly seems to work.
Fire crews have been battling several major fires in central and eastern Washington, including one that has stretched over 250,000 acres.
The radical Islamic State and former associates of Saddam Hussein have fought together against Iraq’s government. But the fault lines between the unlikely partners are beginning to show.
Around the U.S., food assistance agencies are trying to come up with new ways to feed hungry kids in the summer. In Hopkins County, Ky., they’re using mobile vans to take food to where kids live.
Republicans say a sting in which false identities were used to sign up for health care has revealed a major problem. Democrats question the premise that people would try to steal insurance.
Federal data, obtained by ProPublica under the Freedom of Information Act, show that nearly 1 million insurance transactions have taken place since the middle of April.
Sexual assault convictions have been handed down to some Egyptian men, after several women were attacked during celebrations for incoming President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
Funeral services are being held for Eric Garner, a New York City man who died in police custody. The incident is prompting the NYPD to rethink how it trains all its officers in the use of force.
Conservative commentator Glenn Beck hosted a live, interactive “night of action” against the Common Core State Standards. He has long fought against the learning benchmarks in reading and math now being used in 43 states. Events such as these, and the Common Core itself, could continue to play a role in the 2014 midterm campaigns.
Secretary of State John Kerry met separately Wednesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to try to ease tensions in the Gaza Strip.
The governor of Iowa says that unaccompanied minors from Central America should not find shelter in his state. But the mayor of Des Moines and many religious leaders are at odds with the governor.
More than two years after the luxury liner wrecked off the Italian island of Giglio, it is finally being moved to a salvage yard in the port of Genoa.