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The Republican-controlled House has voted to revive the option, which was discontinued in 2004, if the state cannot obtain the drugs needed to perform an execution by lethal injection.
The trade agreement has meant more seasonal produce for the U.S., and more processed food and supermarkets for Mexico.
Gov. John Kitzhaber apologized to "all those people who gave of their faith, time, energy and resources to elect me to a fourth term last year." Secretary of State Kate Brown will be interim governor.
The disappearances involve kidnappings carried out or permitted by officials, and the UN urged Mexico to pass a law specifically establishing that as a crime.
Cristina Fernández de Krishner and other top officials are accused of trying to cut a deal for oil with Iran in exchange for not punishing two Iranians implicated in the bombing.
The Obama administration promotes a framework for sharing information about data breaches, hoping to prevent or limit cyber attacks.
David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for the newspaper and penned a memoir about his fight with drug addiction, collapsed at his office and died on Thursday.
An Alabama Supreme Court judge ordered officials to ignore higher court rulings and not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, sparking confusion.
Facebook said it will now let users pick someone who can manage their account after they die. Previously, the accounts were "memorialized" after death, or locked.
Scientists believe the project could destroy a million acres of rainforest and contaminate Central America's largest source of drinking water.
"Growing up in America has been such a blessing," Yusor Abu-Salha said in a conversation with her former teacher that was recorded by the StoryCorps oral history project last summer.
Francis spoke of a "greedy generation"opting not to procreate. His remarks come less than two weeks after he said Catholics do not need to breed "like rabbits."
Guns would fall silent, heavy weapons would pull back from the front and Ukraine would trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border by the end of 2015.
CBS says longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon has died in a car crash in New York City. He was 73 years old.
Famous for his ever-present white towel and what seemed to be a perpetually worried expression, former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died.
President Obama asked Congress on Wednesday to authorize military force to "degrade and defeat" Islamic State forces without large-scale U.S. ground operations.