The Supreme Court has granted a condemned Georgia inmate’s request that his execution be delayed as he attempts to prove his innocence. The inmate, Troy Davis, has gained international support for his long-standing claim that he did not murder a Savannah police officer nearly two decades ago. Justice John Paul Stevens on Monday ordered a federal judge to “receive testimony and make findings of fact as to whether evidence that could not have been obtained at trial clearly establishes petitioner’s innocence.” Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer supported the decision
Some people feel a twinge of guilt at hotel checkout time when they see the small bottles of complimentary soap and shampoo that will be thrown out when they leave the room. For cruise lines the guilt is all that much greater.
Chen Xiao had pretty much given up making her own decisions, and so decided to throw open her life to the whims of China’s hundreds of millions of Internet users, known in China as netizens.
Japan is grappling with its worst economic crisis since the end of World War II, the nation’s economic and fiscal policy minister said Monday.