People gather to protest the resumption of federal executions near the US Penitentiary and execution chamber in Terre Haute, Indiana, US. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

The US government has carried out the first federal execution in almost two decades, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in the 1990s(...)

An undated booking photo of Daniel Lee Lewis in Spokane, Washington. Photograph: Spokane Police Department /AFP via Getty Images

The first federal execution in 17 years is set to go ahead on Monday after a US appeals court overturned a lower court injunction, saying a lawsuit by(...)