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This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Marcel Williams, one of four convicted murderers the state executed in 2017. A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years after the state raced to put eight convicted killers, including Williams, to death in 11 days before its batch expired. The state carried out four executions after the other four were halted by court rulings. Arkansas recently expanded the secrecy surrounding its lethal injection drug sources, and the case heading to trial Tuesday, April 23, 2019  could impact its efforts to restart executions that had been on hold due to supply. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
Arkansas faces new court fight over sedative for executionsA federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years after it raced to put eight inmates to death in 11 days before its batch expired
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FILE - In this April 20, 1999, file photo, Fran Allison, right, comforts her daughter Brooke after they were reunited after a shooting at Columbine High School in Denver. Twelve students and one teacher were killed in a murderous rampage at the school on Tuesday, April 20, 1999, by two students who killed themselves in the aftermath. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
AP Was There: Shock, then terror as Columbine attack unfoldsAP Was There: A moment of shock, then hours of terror as attack unfolds at Columbine High School
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Syed's Lawyer: We're Taking This All the WayAdnan Syed's lawyer took a hit Friday but vowed to keep on fighting. C. Justin Brown tweeted that he will petition the US Supreme Court to take up the murder case chronicled in the popular Serial podcast and HBO documentary series, the Baltimore Sun reports. This after the Maryland Court...
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Police: Attacker kills 1 woman, injures 2nd in NYC apartmentPolice say a woman was hacked to death and a second woman is being treated for stab wounds after a killer who may have used an ax attacked them inside a Brooklyn apartment
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Boy's drag performance at Ohio bar prompts lawmaker's actionThe drag queen performance of a 9-year-old boy at a bar outside Ohio's capital city has prompted a state legislator to propose a law aimed at closing what he says is a "loophole in child exploitation laws."
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2016 file photo, Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs holds up a photo showing the type of BB gun that police say a 13-year-old Tyre King pulled from his waistband just before he was shot and killed by police investigating an armed robbery report in Columbus, Ohio.  Four teenagers who were with King before he was fatally shot by a white police officer have been added as third-party defendants in a civil rights lawsuit over his death, even though his family doesn’t believe the teens should be held financially responsible. The teens were added to the federal case over the death of King at the request of the city of Columbus, meaning they could be on the hook if the city or the officer is found liable for damages in the lawsuit.   (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins, File)
Teens who were with boy shot by officer are added to lawsuitFour teenagers who were with 13-year-old Tyre King before the black Ohio boy was fatally shot by a white police officer are now third-party defendants in a lawsuit, even though his family doesn't believe the teens should be held financially responsible
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Officials to release details about police-involved shootingConnecticut officials expect to publicly release details next week about the investigation into a shooting that involved police, wounded a woman and led to protests
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Probe: Ex-chancellor's spouse accused in up to 10 complaintsA report shows that as many as 10 students and staff complained of being sexually harassed by the husband of former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper
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Police: Man slashed in neck, officer hit by minivan in meleePolice say a man was slashed in the neck during a fight at a hookah bar on Long Island and a police officer helping him was hit by a minivan
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Sol Pais Was Likely Dead Long Before She Was FoundSol Pais, the Florida 18-year-old who was reportedly obsessed with the Columbine school shooting and caused that school and many others to go on lockout last week when she flew to Colorado and bought a gun, was likely dead before the lockout even occurred, authorities say. Pais flew from Miami...
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Photojournalists photograph four pages of report by special counsel Robert Mueller on the witness table in the House Intelligence Committee hearing room on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Fake news? Mueller isn't buying itSpecial counsel Robert Mueller delivered his own verdict on the president's contention that unfavorable stories are 'fake news': he isn't buying it
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Visitors watch white whales make a heart shape with trainers during a show at Haichang Ocean Park in Shanghai, China on Monday, April 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekPHOTO GALLERY: Fire ravages historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris; Ivanka Trump visits Ivory Coast; Holy Week rituals in Guatemala.
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