Dashboard: Oct. 15, 2007

BEITUNIYA, WEST BANK Israel releases more than 80 Palestinian prisoners

SHANGHAI Germany defeats Brazil in Women's World Cup

KAMPUNG Doctors work to contain Congo's Ebola outbreak

LOS CRISTIANOS Immigrants are rescued off the Canary Islands

HEFEI, CHINA Pigs race for national holiday

JAKARTA Muslims travel home to celebrate the end of Ramadan

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Cruel and Unusual Punishment?

On Sept. 27, the U.S. Supreme Court stopped a Texas execution two days after agreeing to hear arguments about whether lethal injection falls under the Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The toxic serum is meant to be pain-free, but there is...

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