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Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly Two Hours

Officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Wood to death today instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour, Wood's attorney says.

Democrats Make New Bid To Require Donor Transparency

The latest version of the DISCLOSE Act, which would force donor disclosure on outside organizations that engage in election politics, is facing now-familiar opposition from Republican lawmakers.

Campaign Finance Transparency Bill Gets Chilly Reception In Senate

The legislation would require any politically active group that spends more than $10,000 to list its donors.

Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

A new book claims the organic label can't be trusted, especially on food that's imported. Yet there is a global system for verifying the authenticity of organic food, and it mostly seems to work.

Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington State

Fire crews have been battling several major fires in central and eastern Washington, including one that has stretched over 250,000 acres.