SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story March 23, The Associated Press reported that Utah became the only U.S. state to allow firing squads for executions. The story should have specified that it became the only state to allow firing squads if no lethal injection drugs are available. Oklahoma law also allows the use of firing squads, but only if courts ever declare lethal injections and electrocutions unconstitutional.
WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent much of a town hall-style meeting Tuesday in his state talking up what he believes makes a winning candidate and espousing the principle that rights and liberties come from God, not government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act, a law the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to repeal should he win the White House.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A proposal to establish an enormous bomber training area over the northern Plains that advocates say will improve military training and save money got final approval Tuesday despite concerns about loud, low-flying aircraft disrupting civilian flights and damaging rural economies.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will be released from a federal prison on Thursday and will serve out the remainder of his term in a Washington, D.C., halfway house, former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy told The Associated Press after visiting Jackson.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana proposal to allow fire stations and other public places to install "baby boxes" so mothers in crisis could anonymously surrender their newborns needs further review and is unlikely to advance this year, a key lawmaker said Tuesday.