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Government Executes Wesley Ira Purkey, Second Federal Death Row Prisoner in a Week

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department executed a 68-year-old man on Thursday for the gruesome murder in 1998 of a teenage girl, the second time this...
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Federal Executions to Resume Amid a Pandemic and Protests

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WASHINGTON — Daniel Lewis Lee is scheduled to be executed in less than two weeks, but he has been unable to see his lawyers for...
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Judge Orders Roger Stone to Report to Prison Next Month

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WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday denied a request by President Trump’s friend Roger J. Stone Jr. for a two-month delay before he begins...
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The Coronavirus Crisis Inside Prisons Won’t Stay Behind Bars

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The situation inside the nation’s jails and prisons amid the Covid-19 pandemic has become the stuff of nightmares. Overcrowding, unsanitary conditions, shortages of personal protective...
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Barr Defends Trump’s Photo Op as ‘Entirely Appropriate’

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WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr on Thursday defended President Trump’s photo opportunity in front of a historic church this week amid widespread condemnation...