N. Korean official executed for violating quarantine rule after China visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A North Korean trade official has reportedly been executed by firing squad for going to a public bath, in violation of his coronavirus quarantine after having returned fro...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2020. There are 327 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Feb. 8, 1...

Texas to execute man who killed 5, including wife, children

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas man is set to be executed Thursday evening after fatally shooting his wife, two children and two other relatives during a drug-fueled rage nearly 18 years ago. ...

Ohio governor delays 3 more executions amid drug shortage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine delayed three additional executions as the state continues to struggle to find an adequate supply of drugs for lethal injection. The Repub...

Louisiana executions stall for a decade amid legal quandary

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana cleans its execution chamber at the state penitentiary daily, but it's been more than a decade since a condemned prisoner has laid on the chamber's black-padded gurne...

Execution set for man in slayings of 3 police officers

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man convicted of killing three police officers in 2004 is set to be executed next month, state judges ordered. Nathaniel Woods is scheduled to be ...

Three coaching changes but same problems remain at Monaco

PARIS (AP) — There have been three coaching changes at Monaco in little more than one year, and the same glaring problems remain: the team can't defend properly and the midfield is struggling. ...

Filing: Emails raise questions of execution drugs access

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Heavily redacted email records from the state Department of Correction raise questions about access to certain execution drugs, according to a federal court filing Tuesday by a...

Alabama to shutter aging, dilapidated prison

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A state prison in Alabama's troubled corrections system will be largely shut down because of infrastructure problems that were the culmination of years of neglect, the state pr...

Georgia man set to be executed for killings of 2 people

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend more than two decades ago is scheduled to be executed Wednesday. Donnie Cleveland Lance, 66, is set to...

Georgia parole board declines to spare life of condemned man

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's parole board on Tuesday declined to spare the life of a man set to be executed for the killings of his ex-wife and her boyfriend. Donnie Cleveland Lance, 66,...

Lawyers ask parole board to spare condemned man's life

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend shouldn't be executed, his lawyers argue, citing the additional pain it will cause his children, evidence of brain damag...

Georgia inmate who came close to execution in 2017 dies

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia death row inmate whose planned execution was halted in September 2017 by the U.S. Supreme Court after his lawyers argued his death sentence was tainted by a juror's racial bia...

Kim's aunt reemerges after years of speculation about fate

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made her first public appearance in about six years, state media reported Sunday, quelling rumors that she was purged or executed ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fusillade of misfires on fateful week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abroad, at home and in Twitter's ether, President Donald Trump unleashed a fusillade of statements over the past week as the Senate impeachment trial unfolded and the Davos economic ...