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US Resumes Executions After Botched Lethal Injection

Condemned prisoners in two U.S. states have been put to death by lethal injection, the first executions since a botched procedure back in April raised new questions about capital punishment.   The first occurred in Georgia late Tuesday, when 58-year-old Marcus Wellons was executed for the 1989 kidnapping, rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl. An hour after Wellons was pronounced dead, convicted killer John Winfield was executed in Missouri shortly after midnight Wednesday. Winfield...

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