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By Roby Chavez, Diane Lincoln Estes
Writer Margaret Renkl doesn’t have to travel far to appreciate nature. She basks in the nearby parks of her hometown Nashville to draw inspiration for her essays on the environment. Through a regular column in the New York Times, Renkl…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
As states continue to lift pandemic restrictions and allow economic activity to resume, many are seeing new surges in coronavirus cases. Arkansas has documented more than 3,500 new positive tests since it began the second phase of its reopening. Arkansas…
NASCAR’s decision to ban the Confederate flag represents a major shift for a sport at whose races they have been ubiquitous. Successfully pushing for the ban this week was Bubba Wallace, a driver in NASCAR’s top series. He joins Amna…
Although Americans are trying to move closer to their pre-pandemic routines, there are signs the coronavirus continues to spread in places that have eased restrictions. One of those is Alabama, among the last states to issue a stay-at-home order and…
By John Yang, Lorna Baldwin, Maea Lenei Buhre
In our news wrap Thursday, severe storms killed at least seven people in parts of the South late Wednesday. Reported tornadoes struck in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma before moving east to Mississippi and Alabama. Also, the U.S. Supreme Court refused…
Georgia’s governor says the state will allow some businesses to reopen beginning this Friday -- a week before his stay-at-home order expires. It’s a decision President Trump says he opposes. So far, Georgia has seen more than 20,000 cases and…
In our news wrap Monday, at least 30 people were killed after severe storms swept across the Deep South on Easter Sunday and overnight. Tornadoes and thunderstorms blasted a path from Texas to the Carolinas. Also, the Trump administration is…
By Elizabeth Flock
For her new project "Whitman in Alabama," Jennifer Crandall spent two years crisscrossing the state and asking Alabamians to recite Whitman to find the threads that tie us together as a nation.
By PBS NewsHour
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