The Alabama Legislature has started its 2017 session in Montgomery, during which state senators and representatives will debate all sorts of proposed laws. That makes us wonder: If you could write a bill and have it signed into law, what would it be?
Here in Alabama, our state's well-worn problem of political dysfunction -- post-George Wallace, specifically -- is an old story. Awful and true, but old. And ongoing, too. But now the nation in these first weeks of the Trump administration in Washington is beginning to see what we've witness…
Former Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was one of Washington's first solid supporters of presidential candidate Donald Trump. He was one of the candidate's most prominent policy advisors during the campaign, and Trump held a highly successful rally in Sessions' city, Mobile.
American Experience, the documentary series on PBS Television, debuted Tuesday night a new examination of the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. It is two hours of riveting television that's not merely a rehash of bomber Timothy McVeigh's actions. You can watch the documentary online here.
Anyone who's worked as a sportswriter for any length of time has his or her own stories about covering games that run long -- and late -- and make it almost impossible to make deadline for their newspaper or website.
If you've followed the first few weeks of President Donald Trump's term, you surely have seen (or heard about) Press Secretary Sean Spicer's media briefings. They've been combative, to say the least -- completely in line with President Trump's persona, in other words.
Jared Kushner's family history with immigration in the United States is one of the most compelling -- and perhaps under-reported -- stories of President Donald Trump's first weeks in office.
Long-time football nerds are well aware of President Donald Trump's effect on the defunct USFL -- he killed it. He owned the New Jersey Generals, strong-armed the other owners into attempting a move to the fall (and head-to-head competition with the NFL) and lost miserably.
"Today, Alabama’s public schools remain a story of inequality. The poorest districts only receive state funds to cover the minimum instruction, but nothing from local property taxes for music or art, or even enough to buy textbooks for each student. Analyses of test scores have shown Alabama…
Weather geeks, it's your lucky day -- an in-depth explanation of the winter tornado outbreak that hit the Deep South last weekend.
Sean Spicer, White House press secretary under President Donald Trump, had a bad weekend. A really bad weekend. That's what happens when the world sees you on television offering what Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway describes as "alternative facts."
The mythical first 100 days of a new presidency begin Friday for President-elect Donald Trump. How the Trump era will proceed in its opening weeks is, frankly, anyone's guess.
There's so much to consider when remembering the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that we sometimes overlook important portions of his life.
So, if you know it's illegal to carry a gun onto a commercial airplane, and you know that you'll be screened before getting on the plane, why do people still do it?