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This undated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Eric Scott Branch in custody. Florida is scheduled to execute Branch Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, for raping and killing a college students in 1993, so he could steal her car. (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP)
Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to deathFlorida inmate lets out blood-curdling scream, yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for 1993 rape and killing; authorities say 'no indication' last actions caused by lethal injection
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This image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. Alabama is set to execute Hamm, who argues his past drug use and cancer have too badly damaged his veins and will make the lethal injection unconstitutionally painful. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veinsAlabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
This image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. Alabama is set to execute Hamm, who argues his past drug use and cancer have too badly damaged his veins and will make the lethal injection unconstitutionally painful. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
The Latest: Alabama postpones executionAlabama officials have postponed a scheduled execution, saying there was not enough time to prepare the inmate before a death warrant expires at midnight
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Alabama postpones execution; officials say not enough time to prepare inmate before death warrant expiresAlabama postpones execution; officials say not enough time to prepare inmate before death warrant expires
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
United States' Lindsey Vonn answers questions after receiving a letter of appreciation for her grandfather's service during the Korean War in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
10 Things to Know for FridayAmong 10 Things to Know: Florida sheriff's deputy never entered school during shooting, students endure troll attacks, Missouri governor indicted
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National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
NRA strikes a defiant tone, criticizes gun control advocatesLeaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this drone image looking east, the St. Joseph River has overflowed its banks and has traveled a couple of blocks into the city Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Niles, Mich. Sandbags are holding back floodwaters in parts of Michigan as a storm sweeps across the Midwest and Great Plains, bringing heavy rains, snow and ice.   (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)
Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep risingShelters open to help people evacuated from their homes amid flooding in Indiana, Michigan and other parts of the Midwest
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this drone image looking east, the St. Joseph River has overflowed its banks and has traveled a couple of blocks into the city Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Niles, Mich. Sandbags are holding back floodwaters in parts of Michigan as a storm sweeps across the Midwest and Great Plains, bringing heavy rains, snow and ice.   (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)
The Latest: Flood forces evacuation of suburban Dallas homesAlmost two dozen homes have been evacuated in a Dallas suburb after days of heavy rains overflowed a neighborhood lake
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel speaks before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Florida school shooting: 'abject breakdown at all levels''Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect, and other issues
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Officer convicted at terrorism trial faces decades in prisonA former transit-agency police officer convicted in a sting operation of attempting to help the Islamic State faces decades in prison at his sentencing hearing
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this June 25, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., accompanied by fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus express disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision on Shelby County v. Holder that invalidates Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lewis worked for racial equality in Mississippi and across the South in the 1960s, and has been a U.S. congressman from Georgia since 1986. He returns to Mississippi Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, and is one of five people being honored for advancing civil rights. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Activist Lewis honored decades after civil rights arrestLongtime U.S. Rep John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights
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Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety billKansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools
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