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After Failed Coup, Some Turks Call For Reinstating The Death Penalty

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This undated photo was taken of John Hinckley Jr. in front of the White House. He attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in D.C. on March 30, 1981. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Clarence Thomas Speaks: Supreme Court Justice Breaks 10-Year Silence

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The Florida Supreme Court in Tallahassee, shown here in 2007, must decide whether executions can move ahead as planned. Jon V/Flickr hide caption

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Florida Supreme Court To Decide Whether Executions Can Go Forward

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage took aim at drug dealers in his state, saying that carrying a concealed weapon is legal in Maine and suggesting citizens shoot drug dealers. He followed up saying he did not advocate for vigilante justice. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Louisiana State Penitentiary workers inspect levees near the prison, also known as Angola, in 2008. Henry Montgomery, who has been held there for more than 50 years after being sentenced to life at 17, may be resentenced after winning his Supreme Court case on Monday. Tim Mueller/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Opens Door To Parole For Juveniles Given Life Sentences

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Family members of Shafqat Hussain, who was convicted and hanged in Pakistan in August for killing a boy in 2004, waited to receive his body outside the central jail in Karachi. Pakistan executed more than 300 people last year. Fareed Khan/AP hide caption

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Fewer Countries Are Relying On Death Penalty, But They're Executing More

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