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  • Texas execution No. 500: 'This is not a loss,' says woman (+video)

    Texas execution: On Wednesday, Kimberly McCarthy became the 500th person to die by execution in the state of Texas since the death penalty was reinstated more than three decades ago. McCarthy had been convicted of killing Dorothy Booth and stealing her diamond ring. 

  • Teresa Lewis: the face of gender differences on death row

    Teresa Lewis is scheduled for execution at 9 p.m. Thursday. Two percent of death-row inmates in the US are female, and Teresa Lewis would be the first woman in Virginia to die by the state's death penalty since 1912.
    09/23/2010 08:01 pm

  • Teresa Lewis execution plan draws protest worldwide

    Teresa Lewis will be the first woman executed in Virginia in nearly a century. The death sentence has prompted appeals from the EU and accusations of double-standards from Iran's president.
    09/23/2010 01:41 pm

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