Navy Identifies 10 Sailors Killed or Missing After Collision Off Singapore

What’s known so far about the sailors who are missing after the destroyer John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided.

Ohio Carries Out Its First Execution Since 2014

By MITCH SMITH July 26, 2017 An Ohio prisoner convicted of raping and murdering a toddler in Akron in 1993 was put to death on Wednesday morning, the state’s first execution in more than three years. The execution of Ronald Phillips, who was 19 when he...

Otto Warmbier Was ‘Brutalized and Terrorized’ in North Korea, Father Says

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG June 15, 2017 WYOMING, Ohio — The father of Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old student who was released from North Korea, said on Thursday that his son was “brutalized and terrorized” during 18 months of captivity,...

Bearing Witness to Executions: Last Breaths and Lasting Impressions

By ALAN BLINDER and MANNY FERNANDEZ April 23, 2017 VARNER, Ark. — They often enter in silence. They almost always leave that way, too. The death penalty holds a crucial, conflicted place in a nation deeply divided over crime and punishment,...