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Judge Blocks Federal Executions; Administration Appeals

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A U.S. district judge on Monday ordered a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first lethal injection was scheduled to be carried out at a federal prison in Indiana. The Trump administration immediately appealed to a higher cou...

Officials: Slain Mexican Mafia Chief Ran Gang From Prison

SACRAMENTO — A purported leader of the Mexican Mafia whom the federal government once accused of running street gang operations from inside California's most secure prison has been killed by two other inmates, officials said Thursday. Danny Roman, 64, was k...
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Over 70% of Tested Inmates in Federal Prisons Have COVID-19

WASHINGTON — Michael Fleming never got to say goodbye to his father. He didn’t know his dad was fading away on a ventilator, diagnosed with coronavirus at the federal prison where he was serving time for a drug charge. The response from the federal Bureau of ...
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Lawsuit: Famed Jesuit Abused Boy 1,000 Times Around World

CHICAGO — A globe-trotting Jesuit priest with ties to Mother Teresa sexually abused an American boy “more than 1,000 times, in multiple states and countries,” a lawsuit filed Monday in California state court in San Francisco alleges. In the lawsuit and in i...