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4:51 pm on Monday November 11, 2013

New trial sought for South Carolina boy, 14, executed in 1944

Supporters of a 14-year-old black boy executed in 1944 for killing two white girls are asking a South Carolina judge to take the unheard-of move of granting him a new trial in hopes he will be cleared of the charges. George Stinney was convicted on...