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Executions had been set to resume next month after a 16-year pause. A federal judge halted the sentences as inmates challenge the government’s lethal injection protocol.
The NCAA says it’s only starting to work out the details of how athletes would be compensated. The governing body’s decision Tuesday reverses course on its longstanding objection to the idea.
The largest-ever federal action related to the U.S. opioid crisis is on the cusp of its first trial next week — and it’s complicated. So here’s a brief(ish) explainer breaking it all down.
President Trump and Vice President Pence are expected to formally reestablish the U.S. Space Command on Thursday. It’s not the Space Force they want, but they intend it as a step in that direction.
The number of cases worldwide leaped more than 30 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the World Health Organization and the CDC. And they say the rise has roots in failures to vaccinate children.
While the small community coped with a mass shooting Thursday, two dangerous blazes began nearby. Now firefighters are scrambling to contain them — as yet another fire rages hundreds of miles north.
When voters cast ballots Monday, they hoped to usher in a new era after Robert Mugabe’s ouster. But mounting doubts about the election’s integrity have brewed deadly unrest in the country’s capital.
The Justice Department had requested changes to a settlement that bars the detention of children for more than 20 days. But a judge dismissed the move as a “cynical attempt” to shift responsibility.
At midnight, U.S. tariffs took effect on $34 billion worth of imported Chinese goods — and Beijing responded quickly. The tit for tat marks a significant escalation in the countries’ trade dispute.
When Raul Castro passed Miguel Diaz-Canel the job, the Communist Party stalwart became Cuba’s first president not named Castro in decades. Still, Diaz-Canel says he isn’t planning radical reforms.