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Vernon Madison was sentenced to death for the 1985 murder of a Mobile, Ala., police officer. Alabama Department of Corrections via AP hide caption

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Supporters celebrate the result of the May 25 referendum in which voters backed the repeal of Ireland's abortion law. The country's health minister predicts the services will be free when they're offered in 2019. Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters hide caption

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Supreme Court Rejects Texas Standard For Mental Disability In Capital Cases

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