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Florida ranks second in the nation in the number of death row inmates, with 390 men and women currently awaiting execution, and the ruling casts doubt on their status.

Mohammed al-Nimr says he felt relieved following his father's execution because the sheikh was abused for years by Saudi authorities.

Tension is building along a major fault in the seabed off Alaska's coast, research shows. Devastating tsunamis from sudden slips in certain sections could directly hit Hawaii and Central California.

Archaeologists have found well-preserved houses, textiles, tools, and even pots of food. They say a fire had destroyed the settlement. The people had to leave everything behind.

Turkish officials say a suicide bomber identified as a 28-year-old Syrian national targeted tourists. At least eight Germans died in the blast, Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

In the Navajo culture, teachers are revered and trusted. Tia Tsosie Begay is no exception, making sure her fourth-graders know that "someone believes in them."

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Monday about whether public employee unions should be able to collect some dues from nonmembers. A majority of the justices seemed to be leaning against it.

The Cavendish banana and other beloved varieties are threatened by a fungus that's spreading around the world. Scientists are trying to find new varieties that will be resistant to the disease.

Speaking with NPR, Matthias Mueller blamed the problem on a misunderstanding of U.S. law and said the company doesn't have an ethics problem. Less than a day later, he asked to clarify those remarks.

Bowie died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, according to a representative. He released his latest album, the critically acclaimed Blackstar, on Friday, which was also his 69th birthday.

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