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  • Supreme Court accepts case on cruelty of lethal injections

    Supreme Court accepts case on cruelty of lethal injections
    The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will review the drug protocol increasingly used in executions across the country to determine whether the procedure violates the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment. It is the court's first...
  • 'My body is on fire,' Oklahoma killer claims during execution

    'My body is on fire,' Oklahoma killer claims during execution
    Oklahoma executed a death row inmate Thursday in its first lethal injection since a botched one last spring, and it carried out the punishment with a three-drug method that Florida used for an execution the same night. Charles Frederick Warner's...
  • Oklahoma delays execution after botched lethal injection

    Oklahoma delays execution after botched lethal injection
      Oklahoma's attorney general agreed Thursday to delay for six months an execution that had been scheduled to take place hours after last week’s botched lethal injection of Clayton Lockett. Atty. Gen. Scott Pruitt’s office agreed to...
  • Arne Duncan flubbed on Common Core, and then he made it worse

    Arne Duncan flubbed on Common Core, and then he made it worse
    The scaffolding of support for the Common Core curriculum standards continues, right and left, to lose a beam here, a platform there. After adopting the standards, with vocal support from the governor, both the Oklahoma Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin...
  • Those thuds were two more gay-marriage bans hitting the trash can

    Those thuds were two more gay-marriage bans hitting the trash can
    Remember the old days -- say, a year ago -- when a court ruling striking down anti-gay marriage laws was big news? Now it just feels like the further crumbling of legally sanctioned prejudice. And while that’s a good thing, advocates for...
  • John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests

    John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs. Here's the guest list: ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other...
  • Mandatory 'divorce class' is divorced from reality

    Mandatory 'divorce class' is divorced from reality
    I wish I had higher hopes for the mandatory class Oklahoma is now requiring couples to take before the state will grant them a divorce. On the one hand: "The program will cover resources available for families on subjects that include substance abuse,...
  • Oklahoma report blames intravenous-line woes for problematic execution

    Oklahoma report blames intravenous-line woes for problematic execution
    It took 43 minutes for Clayton Lockett to die in April in Oklahoma’s death chamber, raising questions about whether the botched execution was caused by a failed drug protocol. On Thursday, a state investigation blamed the problems in carrying out...
  • Media and ACLU sue Oklahoma over right to watch executions

    Media and ACLU sue Oklahoma over right to watch executions
    Oklahoma prison officials violated the 1st Amendment when they closed the blinds to witnesses during a botched execution in April, media and civil liberties advocates allege in a federal lawsuit filed Monday. The American Civil Liberties Union and its...
  • Medicaid politics affect low-wage pizza employee

    LAWTON, Okla. - Chris Gatliff, a 38-year-old diabetic, says he feels like a victim of politics. His home state, Oklahoma, opted against accepting the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The result is that thousands of Oklahomans who would...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'After All These Years'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'After All These Years'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Cedar Cove Justine (Sarah Smyth)...