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Rescuers raced Friday to find any survivors trapped in debris after tornadoes barreled across parts of the South in a system that killed at least nine people in Alabama and Georgia and inflicted heavy damage on Selma, a flashpoint of…
A giant, swirling storm system billowing across the South spurred a tornado on Thursday that shredded the walls of homes, toppled roofs and uprooted trees in Selma, Alabama, a city etched in the history of the civil rights movement.
The family of Martin Luther King Jr. led a "Peace March" Monday morning across Washington, D.C.'s new Frederick Douglass bridge, calling for the passage of voting rights reform legislation, now stalled in the United States Senate.
Gas shortages have spread from the South, almost exhausting supplies in Washington, D.C. The runs on gasoline follow a ransomware cyberattack that forced a shutdown of the nation’s largest gasoline pipeline.
Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline says the gas is flowing again but it could take days before it's totally back to normal. A cybersecurity attack forced a temporary shutdown and panic-buying that drained supplies.
Divers searching for oil industry workers on a capsized lift boat prepared to enter the overturned vessel on Friday. The effort to rescue 12 missing people has been complicated by daunting technical challenges and continued bad weather.
Mississippi's largest city is still struggling with water problems, more than two weeks after winter storms and freezing weather ravaged the system.
Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and a former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died, according to a statement from his daughter.
Coastal residents, meanwhile, looked to begin the recovery from a storm that turned streets into rivers, ripped roofs off buildings, knocked out power to hundreds of thousands and killed at least one person.
Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday morning near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, pushing a surge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding.
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