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.
Tony Awards: On a night when the hilariously profane 'The Book of Mormon' reigned supreme, the famously troubled 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' got attention both positive and negative at Sunday's Tonys.
Male-focused and male-written shows dominate this year's Tony nominations. Most went to Americans who have won before, changing trends that rewarded Brits and newcomers.