Arkansas conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000

VARNER, Ark. (AP) — After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days — including two in one night.


  • Written by ANDREW DeMILLO and KELLY P. KISSEL , Associated Press

Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will mark the end of his first 100 days in office with a flurry of executive orders, looking to fulfill campaign promises and rack up victories quickly by turning to a presidential tool he once derided.

  • Written by JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

US issues 271 sanctions in response to Syrian chemical attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration issued sanctions Monday on 271 people linked to the Syrian agency responsible for producing non-conventional weapons, part of an ongoing U.S. crackdown on Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons.

  • Written by VIVIAN SALAMA and MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press