Alabama's GOP-dominated legislature redrew legislative maps Friday under court order to fix racial gerrymandering.
By Associated Press
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned and pleaded guilty on the first day of a legislative hearing that could have led to his impeachment.
A federal lawsuit maintains that limiting how much teachers can talk about LGBTQ issues, often referred to as "no promo homo" laws, contributes to the harassment of students.
By Joshua Barajas
Police arrested six protesters, including the national NAACP president, after they spent hours staging a sit-in Tuesday at a Mobile, Alabama, office of Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. attorney general.
Lynchings -- unlawful executions used to terrorise and subdue black communities into passivity -- are perhaps one of the least discussed legacies of slavery and the Jim Crow South. A new memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, will commemorate victims of these…
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday was wrapping up his postelection victory tour, showing few signs of focusing on uniting a divided nation.
By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump has announced his pick for White House budget director, a tough-on-spending conservative congressman.
By Jen Fifield, Stateline
As more oil and gas pipelines crisscross the country, environmental and energy lawyers say protests against them are becoming increasingly common.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
A federal appeals court on Thursday seemed likely to side with voting rights groups seeking to block Kansas, Georgia and Alabama from requiring residents to prove they are U.S. citizens when registering to vote using a national form.
By Michael D. Regan
Alabama's chief supreme court justice was suspended by a judicial oversight committee on Friday for issuing an order that required probate courts to deny applications for marriage licenses for same-sex couples.
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