A Supreme Court ruling Monday that barred some Texas restrictions on abortion means an end to similar laws in Alabama. But abortion rights advocates say those laws have already done damage to abortion access in the state.
WASHINGTON — Major U.S. stock indexes plunged Friday morning following a large-scale global selloff overnight in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.
WASHINGTON — Omar Marteen’s pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State 20 minutes into the slaughter at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Sunday morning brought to public attention what had largely been absent from Islamist-inspired attacks in the West: radical Islam’s visceral hatred for…
ORLANDO, Fla. — The man who committed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history had an online bride from Uzbekistan who said he beat her, co-workers who feared he had terrorist leanings and a father who hosted a cable show in which he claimed to be president of Afghanistan.
ORLANDO, Fla. –– U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said today that Islamic State claimed responsibility for the shootings at a gay nightclub, in which 50 people died and 53 more were injured.The mass shootings at the Orlando club, Pulse, were the worst in U.S. history.The gunman, Omar Mateen, 2…
Alabama is mentioned 491 times emails sent and received by Florida Gov. Rick Scott in the days after November's terrorist attacks in Paris. Many urged Scott to take notice of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley’s actions.
Heflin City Councilman Shannon Roberts and his family had just finished a tour of Rep. Mike Rogers’ office on Monday when they heard over a loudspeaker that there was a shooting outside the Capitol Visitors Center.
WASHINGTON _ To bounce back against Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton turned to her strengths _ rallying African-Americans, Latinos and especially women to her history-making candidacy.
By Craig Gilbert Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The barriers between Donald Trump and his party's presidential nomination are collapsing like dominoes in the wake of a Super Tuesday romp over his ever-struggling GOP rivals. On the single biggest day of the primary season, the two party front-run…
Among the remaining GOP candidates, South Carolina Republican voters said the political novice was the most likely to keep their family safe and be feared by U.S. enemies, according to a Bloomberg poll last week. Voters thought Trump was the best candidate to handle the threat from terrorists and Islamic State, according to several polls.
By David G. Savage Tribune Washington Bureau Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the fiery conservative who used a sharp intellect, barbed wit and a zeal for verbal combat to fight against the tide of modern liberalism, has died. He was 79. Scalia died while on a hunting trip in Texas, acc…
DES MOINES, Iowa _ Ted Cruz showed the power of strongly voiced conservatism among Republican voters, stunning poll leader Donald Trump and establishing himself as a formidable challenger for his party's nomination. The senator from Texas can't call himself a front-runner, at least not yet. …
“We have not received any petition whatsoever to resettle new Syrian refugees,” said Monsignor Michael Farmer, vicar general of the Archdiocese of Mobile, which operates a refugee resettlement agency.
Sell the Confederate White House? Tax football tickets? Let advertisers lease the space in the state Capitol rotunda where George Wallace’s portrait once hung?When you’re $200 million in the hole, there are no sacred cows.
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday delivered a split decision in a case the ends regulation of heavy metals at power plants. Alabama was one of 22 states to challenge the Environmental protection agency, but the tangible effects in this case may not be widespread here.
Getting married in Alabama remained a tricky proposition Monday, as the state’s probate judges again wrestled with the U.S. Supreme Court’s order legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.
On Monday morning, Calhoun County's probate judge said her office “will follow the ruling of the Supreme Court” on same-sex marriages, but some other state judges are refusing to issue licenses to any couples.
Red balloons and rainbow flags trailing above their heads, the group gathered at Oxford’s civic center just before 6:30 Friday night to celebrate an event some felt they’d never see: the legalization of gay marriage.
Torn between the high court’s ruling and a state Supreme Court that disapproves of gay unions, local magistrates seemed unable Friday to make up their minds whether to issue marriage licenses to anyone at all.