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Kenneth Smith, 58, became the first American to be executed by nitrogen gas. January 26, 2024, 2:45 PM ET • 5 min read The Alabama attorney general said Friday that nitrogen gas is now a “proven” method of execution and that he believes more such executions will follow after the first one in the U.S. […]

The Alabama attorney general said Friday that nitrogen gas is now a “proven” method of execution and that he believes more such executions will follow after the first one in the U.S. was carried out. The inmate, Kenneth Smith, 58, was pronounced dead at . . .

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man put to death using nitrogen gas shook and convulsed for minutes on the gurney as Alabama carried out the first-of-its-kind execution that has ignited debate over the humaneness of the method. Breathing through a nitrogen . . .

Alabama executed a convicted murderer with nitrogen gas Thursday, putting him to death with a first-of-its-kind method that once again put the U.S. at the forefront of the debate over capital punishment. The state said the method would be humane, but critics called it . . .

Smith was originally set to be executed via lethal injection in 2022. January 25, 2024, 9:39 PM ET • 4 min read An Alabama man was executed Thursday evening becoming the first person in the United States to die via nitrogen gas, according to Gov. Kay Ivey. Kenneth Smith, 58, who was sentenced to death […]

Atmore, Alabama CNN  —  Alabama has put to death Kenneth Smith, the first death row inmate known to die by nitrogen gas, marking the emergence of a wholly new method of execution in the United States.

ATMORE, Ala. — Preparations were underway Thursday to put an Alabama man to death using nitrogen gas — the first execution of its kind in the nation — as legal challenges were waged in the final hours attempting to halt the untested method. Kenneth Eugene Smith, 58 . . .

US shale magnate Harold Hamm is leading attempts to lure an increasingly sceptical younger generation to the oil and gas industry as climate concerns and job insecurity dent the attractiveness of the industry for graduates and skilled tradespeople. “We are going to be using oil for the next 50 years and ‘clean burning’ natural gas […]

Patrick De Haan and GasBuddy 6 mins ago (GasBuddy) – For the first time since mid-September, the nation’s average price of gasoline has increased, rising 2.9 cents from a week ago to $3.07 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 12 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across […]

Top US diplomat Blinken reaffirms support for Guyana’s sovereignty as Venezuela threatens to annex its Essequibo region. The United States says it is fully backing Guyana against Venezuela’s threat to annex its oil-rich western territory as tensions soar over their border dispute. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed Washington’s position that Guyana has full […]


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