An Animated Map Tracking The History Of The Death Penalty In The US

Capital punishment is legal in 32 states in the US, and the primary method of execution in each of them is lethal injection. But that hasn't always been the case. » 5/02/14 4:40pm 5/02/14 4:40pm

The practice of beheading is alive and well in modern times

When most people think of beheadings they probably think of events far away in time and place, such as Marie Antoinette's 1793 guillotine execution during the French revolution. » 5/16/12 8:00am 5/16/12 8:00am