Nidal Hasan Sentenced to Death for Fort Hood Shooting

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A jury today decided that the wheelchair-bound former Army psychiatrist should die for killing or wounding dozens of soldiers in the 2009 rampage. Although Hasan has previously said the death penalty will make him a "martyr," prosecutors insisted in court, "Do not be fooled. He is not giving his life. We are taking his life. This is not his gift to God. This is his debt to society." A military death sentence is subject to President Obama's approval and will probably take at least a decade to exhaust appeals.