- Making News: Supreme Court Rules Inmates Can Challenge Lethal Injection
The death penalty, as administered by every state except Nebraska, is open to constitutional challenge by today's unanimous ruling of the US Supreme Court. The issue is whether the chemicals used amount to cruel and unusual punishment. Professor Deborah Denno specializes in the death penalty at Fordham Law School.
- Reporter's Notebook: Americans Play Their First Match of the World Cup
This is the fourth time in a row that the United States has qualified a team for the World Cup, and this year's squad is said to be the best in American history. Today, in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, the team opened play against the Czech Republic. Frank Dell'Apa was there for the Boston Globe.
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