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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.
Politics Sep 26Moore wins GOP primary runoff in Alabama, defeating incumbent backed by Trump
In an upset likely to rock the GOP establishment, Moore clinched victory over Sen. Luther Strange to take the GOP nomination for the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Moore will face Democrat Doug Jones in a Dec.
Politics Nov 09Many minorities frightened of what a Trump presidency means for them
Across America, many members of minority groups awoke Wednesday to something that had seemed an implausible nightmare just a day earlier: President-elect Donald Trump.
Nation Mar 07Pres. Obama in Selma: ‘Our march is not yet finished’
On the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march that erupted in police violence on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge, President Barack Obama praised the figures of a civil rights era that he was too young to know. He called them…
Politics Jun 045 things to know about voter ID laws
New laws requiring voters to present photo identification at the polls were enforced in two Southern primaries on Tuesday, but with mixed results. In Alabama, there were few hitches, but the count in a U.S. Senate race in Mississippi was…