Prisons

This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows Bruce Earl Ward, who has been scheduled for execution April 17, 2017. The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted the execution of Ward, one of two inmates facing lethal injection Monday under the state's multiple execution plan. Justices on Friday, April, April 14,2017, issued a stay in the execution of Bruce Ward, one of seven inmates the state plans to put to death before the end of the month. (Arkansas Department of Correction, via AP File)
April 14, 2017 - 9:19 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' already compromised plan to execute eight men by the end of the month fell apart further Friday, with a judge blocking the use of a lethal injection drug and the state's highest court granting a stay to one of the first inmates who had been scheduled to die...
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Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark., to voice their opposition to Arkansas' seven upcoming executions. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
April 14, 2017 - 8:23 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' efforts to execute seven inmates before the end of the month (all times local): 7 p.m. An Arkansas judge has blocked the state from using a lethal injection drug in its upcoming executions of six men after a company says the drug wasn't sold to be...
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April 14, 2017 - 8:00 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' efforts to execute seven inmates before the end of the month (all times local): 7 p.m. An Arkansas judge has blocked the state from using a lethal injection drug in its upcoming executions of six men after a company says the drug wasn't sold to be...
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This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows Bruce Earl Ward, who has been scheduled for execution April 17, 2017. The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted the execution of Ward, one of two inmates facing lethal injection Monday under the state's multiple execution plan. Justices on Friday, April, April 14,2017, issued a stay in the execution of Bruce Ward, one of seven inmates the state plans to put to death before the end of the month. (Arkansas Department of Correction, via AP File)
April 14, 2017 - 7:41 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Friday halted the execution of one of seven inmates facing lethal injection, while a federal judge weighed whether to block the state's plan to put the men to death before the end of the month. A medical supplier, meanwhile, said one of the...
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April 14, 2017 - 6:55 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' efforts to execute seven inmates before the end of the month (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted the execution of one of two inmates facing lethal injection Monday under the state's multiple execution plan. Justices on...
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FILE - This combination of file photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Bruce Earl Ward, left, and Don William Davis. Both men are scheduled for execution April 17, 2017. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
April 13, 2017 - 7:50 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two pharmaceutical companies asked a federal judge Thursday to prevent Arkansas from using their drugs to execute seven inmates by the end of the month, saying they object to their products being used for capital punishment. Fresenius Kabi USA and West-Ward Pharmaceuticals...
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April 13, 2017 - 7:10 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' plans to execute seven inmates by the end of the month (all times local): 6 p.m. Two pharmaceutical companies are asking a federal judge to prevent Arkansas from using its drugs in the planned execution of seven death row inmates later this month...
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This photo provided by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows buses gathered before a planned evacuation of residents in Madaya and Zabadani, two opposition-held areas near Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, April.12, 2017. As part of the planned evacuation deal of the besieged areas in different parts of the country, Syria's government and rebels exchanged some 30 prisoners and nine bodies, activists and officials said Wednesday. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
April 12, 2017 - 6:45 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's government and rebels have exchanged more than 30 prisoners and nine bodies, part of a larger agreement to evacuate thousands of residents from four besieged areas in different parts of the country, activists and officials said Wednesday. The exchange came ahead of the planned...
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April 12, 2017 - 5:20 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's government and rebels exchanged some 30 prisoners and nine bodies, part of a larger agreement to evacuate four besieged areas in different parts of the country, activists and officials said Wednesday. Hakim Baghdadi, a member of the relief committee for Foua and Kfarya, two...
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April 12, 2017 - 3:46 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian official and an opposition monitoring group say the government and rebels have exchanged 30 prisoners and nine bodies, part of an agreement to evacuate four besieged areas in different parts of the country. Hakim Baghdad, a member of the relief committee for two rebel-...
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