Alabama has granted posthumous pardons to the last three of nine black men convicted in 1931 of raping two white women. The saga of the Scottsboro Boys yielded landmark US Supreme Court decisions about racial justice.
After visiting prisons to pray with inmates, she began to offer former convicts a place to live and a program to deal with their social, practical, and spiritual needs.
The cold war enemies recently completed negotiations on resuming direct mail service, which has been suspended since 1963.
Nakoula Basseley Nakoula was sentenced to return to jail for violating parole on a felony fraud conviction.