Execution by lethal injection has included botched procedures and questions about availability of certain drugs used to kill convicted prisoners. As a result, some in Utah, and other states, want to reinstate death by firing squad.
Six US cities, including Miami, were featured in the crackdown. With the continued ramping up of Obamacare, enforcement of laws that prevent Medicare and other health-care fraud will become increasingly important.
The US Supreme Court declined Monday to take a case about a New Jersey law requiring residents to show a 'justifiable need' to carry a gun in public. The law's critics had hoped the high court would take the case – and rule to expand gun rights.
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday decided in favor of controversial EPA rules that aim to limit power-plant emissions in 28 upwind states to reduce air pollution in downwind states. Critics object that the rules give regulators too much power.