Summary Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons proved the 'no pain, no gain' motto on Monday when he got sick on the football field and continued to play. . In the first half, when the Steelers were trailing the Houston Texans 10-0, Timmons was seen throwing up on the field just before the snap. .
Summary More than 70 years after South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out the conviction, saying the state committed a great injustice.
Summary Details were released by the Death Penalty Information Center, a nonprofit organization that opposes executions and tracks the issue. The only other states carrying out executions this year were Arizona, Georgia, Ohio and Oklahoma. The group reports the last time fewer inmates were put to death was in 1994, when there were 31 executions nationwide.
Summary The judicial decision -- made over objections from government lawyers -- comes as Pakistani leaders vow major crackdowns on militants after Taliban gunmen killed 148 students and teachers in a horrific attack in Peshawar on Tuesday. One of the Pakistani terrorists linked to the attacks, Ajmal Amir Kasab, was arrested by the police during the attack and hanged in 2012 .