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Today in History: May 21, Amelia Earhart crosses Atlantic

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 21, the 141st day of 2022. There are 224 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 21...

Victim's sister pours out grief after Clarence Dixon's death

PHOENIX (AP) — Shortly after the man who killed her sister 44 years ago was executed, Leslie James stepped up to a podium at the Arizona state prison complex in Florence and tearfully told the world a...

Madison Cawthorn tries to survive primary as slip-ups mount

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn's prominent role as the youngest pro-Donald Trump agitator in Congress can rub people on the right and the left the wrong way in his North Carolina dist...

Experts: Arizona executioners took too long to insert IV

PHOENIX (AP) — The first execution in Arizona in nearly eight years was carried out more smoothly than the state’s last use of the death penalty, when a condemned prisoner who was given 15 doses of a ...

Execution ends Arizona 8-year hiatus with the death penalty

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s nearly eight-year hiatus in using the death penalty ended with the execution of Clarence Davis for killing a college student 44 years ago, making him the sixth person to be pu...

Arizona plans to execute 1st prisoner in nearly 8 years

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man convicted of killing a college student in 1978 is scheduled to become the first person to be executed in the state after a nearly eight-year hiatus in its use of the deat...

Appeals court denies Arizona inmate's bid to avoid execution

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a request to postpone the planned execution of an Arizona prisoner in what would be the state’s first use of the death penalty in nearly eigh...

Arizona execution on track after court challenges fail

PHOENIX (AP) — The planned execution of an Arizona man remained on track Monday after two last-minute court efforts ended without decisions that would sidetrack the state from putting 66-year-old Clar...

Judge won't halt Arizona execution — at least for now

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge on Saturday refused to halt an Arizona execution planned for Wednesday after the state provided attorneys for convicted killer Clarence Dixon with documents outlining te...

W.Va. House race pits Trump loyalty against infrastructure

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — One contender thinks West Virginia voters will see the value of federal spending on badly needed infrastructure in one of the nation's poorest regions. The other is betting th...

Judge: Arizona prisoner psychologically fit to be executed

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has ruled that an Arizona prisoner convicted in the 1978 killing of a university student is mentally fit to be put to death next week, keeping on track what would be the first e...

Suspected cartel gunmen abduct 2 female soldiers in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Suspected drug cartel gunmen abducted two off-duty female soldiers at gunpoint for several hours Thursday, the Mexican army said. The commander of the army headqu...

Clemency bid denied for Arizona prisoner set for execution

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s clemency board has unanimously declined to recommend to Gov. Doug Ducey that the death sentence of a prisoner be delayed or reduced to life in prison in what would be the stat...

Algae a winner in Elon Musk-funded greenhouse gas contest

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — From algae farming to producing a sort of artificial limestone, ideas for reducing greenhouse gas in the atmosphere are getting a funding boost from famed entrepreneur Elon Musk....

Arizona death-row prisoner won’t be executed in gas chamber

PHOENIX (AP) — A prisoner scheduled to be executed in three weeks in what would be Arizona’s first use of the death penalty in nearly eight years will die by lethal injection and not in the gas chambe...