Americans in Alabama and Georgia are now facing a future of rebuilding as they awoke Friday to heavy damage and the loss of six lives after a series of powerful tornadoes that wreaked havoc in the region Thursday night. The…
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of schools, COVID-19 vaccination clinics, businesses and more shut down across the Deep South on Wednesday as forecasters warned of waves of severe weather including massive tornadoes, downpours and hail the size of tennis balls.
By Associated Press
The advocacy group plans to hold an event Saturday near the warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, making it the latest high-profile supporter of the union push, the biggest in Amazon's nearly 30-year history.
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, a Congressional Budget Office report found President Biden's plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 would reduce poverty but raise the federal deficit, Texas Rep. Ron Wright becomes first sitting member of Congress to…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, Lebanon's caretaker prime minister and three other former ministers were charged with negligence in the Beirut explosion, applications for unemployment aid have spiked as companies cut more jobs amid the pandemic, President-elect Biden continues to…
Across the U.S. random drug testing is required for many people charged with or convicted of crimes dealing with alcohol or drugs. But a joint NewsHour and AL.com investigation found that one state system, Alabama's, can trap people with high…
By Elizabeth Flock and Ashley Remkus, AL.com
On a cold, rainy day in early 2019, Frank Cobb was working at a Google data center in Bridgeport, a small town in northeast Alabama, when his color was called. That meant he had to leave his job to take…
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press
Voters in the majority white, conservative state rejected similar proposals twice since 2000. But this measure passed with 67% of the votes on Tuesday.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
Former college football coach Tommy Tuberville has recaptured a U.S. Senate seat for Republicans by defeating Sen. Doug Jones in Alabama.
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