Oklahoma Governor Stops Richard Glossip's Execution Over Drug Concerns
Citing questions raised about a lethal injection drug, Gov. Mary Fallin granted a 37-day stay of execution for Glossip who was set to be executed today. Glossip says he is innocent and has thousands of supporters, including Susan Sarandon and Richard Branson.
Oklahoma Court Refuses To Halt Execution Of Richard Glossip Amidst Claims He's Innocent
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals refused to grant a stay of execution for Glossip after considering "new evidence" of his innocence. Glossip claims he is innocent and has thousands of supporters, including Susan Sarandon and Richard Branson.
Thousands Of People Are Fighting To Save This Man From Execution
Oklahoma is set to execute Richard Glossip on Wednesday despite his claims of innocence. He is supported by thousands, including Susan Sarandon and Richard Branson, who unsuccessfully asked Gov. Mary Fallin to intervene. [Update: On Wednesday, hours before he was to be executed, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal appeals gave him a two-week stay.]
9 Feature Stories We're Reading This Week: A Spaceport, The Gig Economy And The Wu-Tang Clan
This week for BuzzReads, Joshua Wheeler heads to the tiny town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico to investigate the future of space tourism. Read that and these other stories from around BuzzFeed and the web.
Failure To Launch: How New Mexico Is Paying For Richard Branson's Space Tourism Fantasy
One of the poorest states in the nation has invested nearly a quarter of a billion dollars and 10 years in creating a hub for Richard Branson’s space tourism company, Virgin Galactic. Some see it as the crown jewel of a new space age while others call it a carnival for the 1 percent — but with persistent delays and mounting financial strain, Spaceport America is just trying to avoid becoming New Mexico’s costliest, most futuristic ghost town.
Sir Richard Branson Dressed Like A Lady
After losing a bet to AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandez, Sir Richard Branson boarded a flght today dressed as one of his female flight attendants and it wasn't a pretty sight. You'll see what I mean. Branson and Fernandes bet in 2010 that their respective Formula One racing teams would out perform the other.
Kate Winslet Saved Richard Branson's Mom From A Fire
First Gwyneth Paltrow is a 9/11 hero, then Ryan Gosling is the Henry Clay of Astor Place art disputes, and now Kate Winslet goes all Backdraft to save insane billionaire, Richard Branson's mother. Is there a real life Justice League in the works? Is that what's happening?