A New York City man who served 23 years in prison for a crime he did not commit died unexpectedly over the weekend only three days before proceedings were slated to begin concerning his $124 million false imprisonment federal lawsuit.
Despite campaigning on a platform that endorsed having "a nuclear-free world" in the not so distant future, United States President Barack Obama is overseeing an administration that's aim has taken another path, the New York Times reported this week.
A judge has allowed 10 death row inmates to challenge the use of the electric chair in a lawsuit against the state of Tennessee. The prisoners were already suing the state over its use of lethal injections in executions.
The company, which had been under pressure from investors to exit the pet food category, sold 80 percent of its global pet food business, including the Iams and Eukanuba brands, to privately held confectioner Mars Inc for $2.9 billion in April.