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Executions Poised to Resume After Court Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the most commonly used method of execution in the United States is constitutional. Prisoners from Kentucky had argued that the three-drug combination could cause them to die in excruciating pain if it were administered incorrectly. Many states have been delaying executions waiting for the ruling.

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