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FILE - In this Oct. 31 1997, file photo, Daniel Lewis Lee waits for his arraignment hearing for murder in the Pope County Detention Center in Russellville, Ark. Relatives of the victims of Daniel Lewis Lee have pleaded for him to receive the same life sentence as the ringleader in the plot that led to the slayings. Now, family members say their grief is compounded by the push to execute Lee, of Yukon, Oklahoma, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.(Dan Pierce/The Courier via AP, File)
Whether inmate mentally fit for execution could cause delayLegal experts say the man next on the list to be executed by the federal government after a nearly 20-year hiatus ended this week may have a better chance of avoiding lethal injection
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FILE - In this May 27, 2020, file photo, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey speaks during a news conference at City Hall in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Police Department is changing its policy on reporting use of force incidents by requiring that officers document their attempts to de-escalate a situation in all situations, whether or not they end with force being used, Frey and police chief Medaria Arradondo announced Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File)
Minneapolis cops required to report de-escalation effortsThe Minneapolis Police Department is changing its policy on reporting use of force incidents to require that officers document their attempts to de-escalate a situation
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Oklahoma school board forms panel to address Redskins mascotAn Oklahoma school board decided to appoint a committee that would reevaluate the district’s Redskins mascot amid conversations about removing controversial names and images across the country
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Woman pleads not guilty to charges in Texas soldier's deathA 22-year-old woman accused of helping hide the body of a slain Texas soldier has pleaded not guilty to charges related to the crime
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FILE - In this March 16, 2020, file photo, a subject receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine by Moderna for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. According to results released on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, early-stage testing showed the first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the U.S. revved up people’s immune systems the way scientists had hoped. The vaccine is made by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
First COVID-19 vaccine tested in US poised for final testingEarly-stage testing showed the first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the U.S. revved up people’s immune systems the way scientists had hoped
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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