In an eerie parallel to a botched execution in Oklahoma in April, Joseph R. Wood III repeatedly gasped for one hour and 40 minutes on Wednesday before dying, according to witnesses.
With days left until Congress begins its recess, House Republicans and Senate Democrats are struggling to reach a compromise on the amount of funds to allot to the migrant crisis at the southern border.
Joseph Rudolph Wood died, officials said, after his lawyers filed an emergency appeal demanding that the execution be stopped because Mr. Wood was “gasping and snorting for more than an hour.”
The State Department's global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, resulting in delays for U.S. passports and visas.
Access to the president continues to be limited in ways not seen in previous administrations.
The State Department's global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, resulting in major delays for potentially millions of people around the world waiting for U.S. passports and visas, officials said Wednesday.
A former Bell City Council member was sentenced in a scheme that defrauded the small Los Angeles suburb of millions of dollars.
After ordering the extradition to Germany of Johann Breyer, 89, who served as an armed guard at Auschwitz, a judge learned that the man had died hours earlier.
Though barely a week has passed since MH17, an anti-aircraft campaign is still in full swing above areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists.
Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to obtain a cease-fire, after 16 days of fighting that has killed nearly 700 Palestinians, 32 Israeli soldiers and three Israeli civilians.
Opinion: Each civilian death in Gaza is a tragedy, but who is ultimately responsible? Hamas.
Yum severed ties with OSI Group after police detained five people from the supplier's meat-processing factory.
Standard & Poor's may face securities fraud charges for ratings given to six commercial mortgage-backed securities issued in 2011.
A circuit judge is being asked to move this year’s election dates — including postponing next month’s primary — in order to draw up new congressional districts for the state.
Haris Suleman, 17, died trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight over the Pacific Ocean, and crews were still looking for his father, a family spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Michael Farrell, who has led the Bioterror Rapid Response and Advanced Technology laboratory since 2009, “voluntarily resigned” on Tuesday, a spokesman for the agency said.
Supporters say the wind farm experiment is essential if states want to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and meet new federal rules on carbon emissions.
Legislation addressing the crisis won't become law until September at best -- if a bill ever passes.
When he became president, President Obama vowed to shield his daughters from the public and press. Now, he can’t stop talking about them.
The Democratic candidate for governor voted in the 2012 Republican presidential primary.