Death Row

Noura in her own words: Teen who killed rapist husband shares her story

Sudanese teenager Noura Hussein, who is on death row for killing her 35-year-old husband, in a case that has sparked international outrage, has spoken out for the first time about her forced marriage, and the rape and struggle that happened when she stabbed him.<p>CNN obtained a first-hand account …

News

Is Meek Mill the new Mumia? | Stu Bykofsky

Is rapper Meek Mill replacing cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as the popular face of injustice in the justice system?<p>While Mumia languishes in prison, the …

Death Row

Kim Kardashian West Thinks It’s 'Crazy' That Everyone Doesn’t Want Trump to Succeed

Kim Kardashian West expressed her desire for President Donald Trump to succeed in office and squashed the idea that she wants to run for office herself in a new interview with <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>.<p>The interview, which focused mostly on Kardashian West’s KKW Beauty line, ended with a discussion …

Donald Trump

As promised, Sununu vetoes death penalty repeal bill

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has vetoed a bill that would have abolished New Hampshire’s death penalty.<p>Sununu said Thursday while he respects …

Death Penalty

Scientists reveal the best way to tickle rats in new study

How to make a rat giggle: Scientists say tickling rodents could help improve their welfare in captivity<p><b>Researchers say tickling rats could boost</b> …

Research

Death penalty states are looking for new ways to execute people

There were just 23 executions carried out in the U.S. in 2017, a slight uptick from 20 executions in 2016, but far below the 98 executions states carried out in 1999. While 31 states still have a death penalty, sentences and executions have been trending downward for a generation.<p>Today, states are …

University of California

Netflix Film ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Cast Eddie Murphy, Rudy Ray Moore Blaxploitation Movies In HD Coming Soon

While Netflix subscribers wait for the Rudy Ray Moore biopic, they can look forward to watching some of his classic movies for the first time on VOD …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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Philly DA Larry Krasner introduces 20 members of victim advisory panel

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Thursday introduced the first 20 members of his victims’ advisory panel, a group of citizens he said …

Crime

Fashion brand under fire for using images of migrants in ads

Fashion brand United Colors of Benetton is coming under fire for its latest ad campaign – which features real images of African migrants rescued at …

Red Cross

Brother: Iranian Kurdish Dissident Has ‘Hours’ Before Execution

A brother of an Iranian Kurdish man sentenced to death for belonging to a Kurdish nationalist group says the dissident has told a lawyer that he has …

South Asia

Supreme Leader of Iran Calls America 'Evil' Over Immigration Uproar

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran, weighed in on the immigration uproar concerning the zero-tolerance policy and the separation of …

Conservative View

Nebraska Supreme Court rejects motion by death row inmate Carey Dean Moore to dismiss his lawyer

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Supreme Court has denied a death row inmate's request to go without legal representation as he advances toward execution.<p>Late …

Crime

'I'm no killer': British grandmother on death row in Texas claims she has new evidence that proves she did not murder her neighbor in a bid to steal her daughter

• <b>Linda Carty, 59, from St Kitts and Nevis, convicted of murder over 2001 killing</b>• <b><br>Prosecutors said she arranged for three men to kid and kill Joana</b> …

Crime

Benetton ‘Migrants’ Ads Draw Outrage for Using Photos of Real Migrants

LONDON — Benetton, the Italian fashion retailer known for its brightly colored knits and provocative campaigns, may not be the global powerhouse it once was. But the company was back in the news this week for an ad that strikes at the heart of an issue bedeviling European borders: migration.<p>The …

Business

Is Freddie Gibbs about to drop an R&B album?

Freddie is coming.<p>It's been over a year since Freddie Gibbs dropped his third solo album <i>You Only Live 2wice</i>, and it appears the Gary, Indiana rapper …

The Isley Brothers

Sara Elhassan: In Sudan, the #JusticeForNoura campaign gave a voice to the voiceless

<i>Sara Elhassan is a 33-year-old Sudanese-American freelance writer and editor based between Phoenix, Arizona and Khartoum, Sudan. Her Instagram story on Noura Hussein helped spark the #JusticeForNoura campaign. The views expressed in this commentary her own.</i><p>On May 1, I turned on my phone, opened my …

Africa

Listen to the "CBS This Morning" podcast

Start your day with award-winning co-hosts Norah O'Donnell, Gayle King and John Dickerson in Studio 57, as they bring you the most important …

Audiophile

Alcatraz Facts That May Surprise You

Alcatraz was the "supermax" federal prison of its day, a far cry from its modern, heavily fortified equivalent in Florence, Colorado with motion …

Travel

Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection.<p>Scott Raymond Dozier is scheduled to die July 11, Department of …

Judiciary

10 Strangest Last Words From Death Row

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Ex-Death Row Inmate Lazale Ashby Resentenced To Life Without Possibility Of Release

Lazale Ashby, who was sentenced to death for the 2002 murder of Elizabeth Garcia in Hartford, was resentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the …

Death Penalty

Why Thailand needs the death penalty - The Nation

Amnesty International has come under fire for deploring the execution on Monday of a convicted criminal who stabbed to death a teenager while …

Amnesty International

Noura Hussein Filed for an Appeal to Repeal Her Death Sentence and to Be Pardoned for Killing Her Rapist

A judge is expected to decide on the appeal process within a month.<p>Noura Hussein was forcibly married off to an older man when she was around sixteen in the outskirts of Khartoum, Sudan’s capital. Powerless from the harrowing situation, she ran away.<p>In April last year, she cathartically broke down …

Domestic Violence

How a 17-year-old became the youngest person on death row

'He was on a mission for the devil': How a 17-year-old became the youngest person on Texas' death row for his part in the drug-fuelled 'Satanic' …

Crime

Federal court OKs appeal for Mexican man on Texas death row

A Mexican man on Texas death row can move forward with an appeal focusing on whether his attorneys were deficient during the sentencing phase of his …

U.S. Federal Courts

Thailand: Resuming Death Penalty a Major Setback

(New York) – The Thai government should halt further executions and publicly resume its de facto moratorium on the use of the death penalty, Human …

Death Penalty

S1 E02 Darlie Routier: The Trial

Amid a media frenzy, Darlie Routier's trial begins in the small, conservative town of Kerrville, Texas. Prosecutors know they will be up against a …

Crime

Judge saves Dino the dog from death row

A dog condemned to death after biting a woman has been saved from execution after a last-minute reprieve by a judge.<p>Dino, a seven-and-a-half-year-old German Shepherd, was put under a destruction order by magistrates in July 2001 after he bit the woman who tried to intervene in a fight between him …

Judiciary