“He was one of more than a million people living here then, an ordinary Jew who had original ideas and attracted some followers,” said Gideon Avni, head of archaeology at the Israeli Antiquity Authority. “His fame only really started after his death.”

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.

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