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Divided Supreme Court rules against death row inmate with rare condition

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court’s stark divide on the issue of capital punishment was on full display Monday as the conservative majority ruled against a Missouri death-row inmate who said his rare medical condition could mean an agonizing death that would violate constitutional standards against cruel and unusual punishment. The court ruled 5 to 4 that ...