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Nation Nov 17New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing
In a state where conservative politicians typically preach about getting tough on crime, Jefferson County’s new sheriff ran and won on an alternative message.
Nation Oct 18Hurricane Michael death toll reaches at least 30
Authorities have recorded deaths relating to Hurricane Michael in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.
Nation Oct 16Hurricane Michael deaths rise to at least 16 in Florida alone
The scope of the storm's fury has become clearer after nearly a week of missing-persons reports and desperate searches in the devastated neighborhoods of the Florida Panhandle.
Nation Oct 11Hurricane Michael leaves path of destruction, kills at least two people
The third-most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland in recorded history left a wide path of destruction across Florida and Georgia, destroying homes and shopping centers and felling trees that killed at least two people. And it's not done…
Science Oct 10Live Map: Track the path of Hurricane Michael
Its winds shrieking, Michael crashed ashore in the early afternoon near Mexico Beach, a tourist town about midway along the Panhandle, a lightly populated, 200-mile stretch of white-sand beach resorts, fishing towns and military bases.
Nation Oct 10Hurricane Michael makes landfall as a Category 4 storm
Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S. mainland.
Nation Sep 05As Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall, child died after tree falls on home
Authorities posted on its Facebook page that responding deputies discovered that the child had been killed after a tree fell on a mobile home in Pensacola. The name and age were not released.
Nation Jul 12Federal government reopens investigation into the killing of Emmett Till
The case was closed in 2007 with authorities saying the suspects were dead; a state grand jury didn't file any new charges.
Politics Dec 12Who is Doug Jones, Alabama’s new U.S. senator?
Here's what we know about Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama.
Politics Nov 19Why some Alabamians are still standing with Moore
Alabama's Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion.