Last week, UAB Health System announced it had struck a partnership with a south Alabama hospital, John Paul Jones Hospital in Camden, which had recently announced it would close its door because of financial hardships.

When we discuss the so-called “Dreamers,” are we talking about people who have grown up here, gone to school and held jobs here in the United States, hopefully have their own health insurance, paid for their college education and supported themselves?

LOS ANGELES -- It was dicey being Jewish in a Russia that was tolerant of pogroms, and then came the threat of conscription into the 1904-05 Russo-Japanese War, so one of Mayor Eric Garcetti's great-grandfathers headed West to America. Another Garcetti great-grandfather married a Mexican wom…

On Dec. 8, 1941 — one day after Japan attacked the United States — President Franklin Roosevelt told the nation, “No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory.” He went on to add th…

WASHINGTON -- Don't tell me the issue is mental health. Save the nonsense about "good guys" with weapons somehow being the answer. The truth is this: There would have been no tragic shooting Wednesday in Parkland, Florida, if a troubled young man had not gotten his hands on a military-style …

As a concept, crosswalk safety is simple. Everyone’s for it. But last week’s death of a Jacksonville State University student who was struck and killed as he crossed Alabama 204 has proven that improving crosswalk safety is more than a long-term goal. It’s needed, and it’s needed now.

In time, America may solve its opioid crisis, find political compromise on immigration, keep Social Security solvent, adequately fund Medicaid and Medicare, raise the global rankings of our public schools, feed the millions who still live in poverty and agree that man is negatively affecting…

Coosa County’s advocates are back in the Legislature this session to plead for relief from Forever Wild, the state lands-protection program they say is depriving them of dollars to run public schools and county government functions.

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