Jon Queally, staff writer
Convicted killer Joseph Wood, sentenced to death in Arizona, had his stated fears realized on Wednesday night when it took nearly two hours for him to die—"gulping for air" and "snorting" hundreds of times—after the state administered its experimental lethal injection cocktail. Lawyers...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Update (9:06 AM EST): Algerian airliner confirmed to have crashed Reuters...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
“A source within the intelligence community” has leaked the government’s secret...

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The carnage goes on in Gaza. Over 500 now dead. The devastation has sparked fury, with hundreds of thousands protesting around the world, Nobel laureates and other public figures demanding an arms embargo against Israel, and an emergency meeting by the U.N. Security Council just announced. Still, the sheer scope of the horror can also numb us into a sort of moral fatigue. Two individual stories of random life and death to make and keep it real: The little boy on the front, brought into Gaza...

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