Ronnie Lee Gardner, who is scheduled to be executed by firing squad in Utah just past midnight local time Friday, raises questions about the relative humaneness of methods of execution.
06/17/2010 09:18 pm
The Supreme Court ruled against a group of waterfront property owners who said the state of Florida owed them money because it pumped sand onto beaches eroded by storms, lowering property values.
06/17/2010 06:59 pm
Leash law for cats: In Vermont, a clause in a city law to restrict roaming felines has gotten cat fanciers' dander up.
06/17/2010 05:46 pm
BP boycott will hurt gas stations more than the oil giant. Here are other ways to protest.
06/17/2010 02:48 pm
In this week's reader mailbag, a look at using a store's return policy to get a discount.
06/17/2010 12:53 am
The Fannie Mae (FMN) program does not compel servicers managing its loans to suspend payments for distressed homeowners, but at least one servicer - Citibank - has announced its own plan to help Gulf coast homeowners.
06/16/2010 06:38 pm
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The Jones Act prevents foreign skimmers and tankers from helping with the Gulf oil spill cleanup. But federal officials have streamlined waivers to make it easier for foreign ships to respond.
06/16/2010 05:20 pm
Ronnie Lee Gardner execution: Some experts say that firing squads are more humane than lethal injection.
06/16/2010 03:34 pm
SpaceX, fresh off the success of its Falcon 9 rocket debut, has signed the largest commercial launch contract, worth $492 million.
06/16/2010 01:09 pm