Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours
24 Jul. 20143:33 AM ET
PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.
AP reporter's account of Arizona execution
24 Jul. 20144:07 AM ET
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber and glanced at the doctors as they made preparations for his execution, locating the proper veins and inserting two lines into his arms.
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24 Jul. 20145:56 AM ET
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Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts
24 Jul. 20147:05 AM ET
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid U.S. efforts to broker a cease-fire.
Iraq: Attack on prisoner convoy kills 60 people
24 Jul. 20146:10 AM ET
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, brutally underscoring Iraq's instability as lawmakers convened to elect a new president.