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Montgomery, Alabama, elects its first black mayor

Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed won the mayoral run-off election, unofficial results show, and will become the first black mayor of Montgomery, Alabama, since the city was founded in 1819....

Montgomery, Alabama, elects its first black mayor

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‘A historic day’: Montgomery, Alabama, elects its first African-American mayor Steven Reed, the Montgomery County probate judge, beat TV station owner David Woods and will be sworn in as the city's first black mayor Nov. 12.        ...
13:52 2019-10-09

Montgomery elects first black mayor in 200-year history MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama’s capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first African American mayor Tuesday. Probate Judge Steven Reed, 45, clasped the history-making victory to be elected the next mayor of Mo...
06:52 2019-10-09

Montgomery, a Cradle of Civil Rights, Elects Its First Black Mayor “This is our season,” one lifelong resident of Alabama’s capital said of electing Steven Reed to lead the 200-year-old city that has been molded by its Confederate and civil rights history....
21:00 2019-10-09

A Long Time Coming: Montgomery Elects Its First Black Mayor, Steven Reed In more than 200 years, Montgomery, Ala.—the first capital of the Confederacy and the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement—has never had a black mayor. That changed Tuesday night, with voters decisively electing county probate judge Steven Reed to office....
19:00 2019-10-09

Montgomery, Ala., elects city's first African-American mayor Alabama’s capital of Montgomery, which is known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected an African American mayor for the first time Tuesday in the city’s nearly 200-year history, according to reports....
15:00 2019-10-09

Montgomery elected its first black mayor in 200 years. This is why it matters In the two centuries since its founding, Alabama's capital of Montgomery and the birthplace of the civil rights movement has never had a black mayor....
02:13 2019-10-10

Birthplace of U.S. civil rights movement elects first black mayor Montgomery, the capital of the southern U.S. state of Alabama, known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement for its 1950s bus boycotts over segregated seating, has elected the first black mayor in its 200-year history....
11:39 2019-10-09

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first transgender mayor....
16:26 2019-05-28

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
23:39 2019-06-16

Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of comments CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor’s statements about “killing out” gay and transgender people at a city council meeting. News outlets report Mayor Mark Chambers and Carbon Hill City Council members walked into a...
16:39 2019-06-18

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
14:00 2019-06-08

Just in Time for Pride, Small-Town Alabama Mayor Writes He Wants to 'Kill the Problem' of 'Homosexuals' Last week, Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, shared an image on his Facebook page that read, in all-caps, “WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY WHERE HOMOSEXUALS LECTURE US ON MORALS, TRANSVESTITES LECTURE US ON HUMAN BIOLOGY, BABY KILLERS LECTURE US ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIALISTS LECTURE US ON ECON...
07:39 2019-06-06

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest. But as long as there’s football, everything will ...
01:52 2019-05-23

'Kill the problem': Alabama mayor apologizes for Facebook post criticizing LGBTQ people Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, a town of about 2,000 people, said that he was sorry for making the comment.        ...
00:39 2019-06-06

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and their two young children — which went viral over the weekend and sparked cries of racism. “I, like many others, am sick over what I have s...
05:39 2019-06-17

Mayor Pete turned around South Bend, but some black residents feel left behind Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg boasts on the campaign trail about the economic transformation of South Bend, Indiana, during his seven years as mayor....
23:52 2019-07-03

'Kill the problem': Leaders resign over Alabama mayor's homophobic Facebook post Two leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after their mayor posted on Facebook about "killing out" socialists and gay and transgender people.        ...
16:26 2019-07-09

SNL Does Kamala, Mayor Pete Starts to Holla and Booker Says ‘Can I Hold a Dollar?’: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 12 This is by far one of the strangest weeks in the history of The Root Presidential Black Power Rankings. We had a mutiny within our committee, we had a special guest analyst who is just brilliant, and we had half a dozen major events occur this week that scrambled the rankings like an old-school Etch...
20:52 2019-10-04

‘It’s Time for Bold Action’: Cory Booker Joins Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Black Lives Matter for Gun Violence Roundtable Violence is as American as apple pie, and as we wake up every morning fearful to learn about another mass shooting, or the latest hashtagged black man gunned down by trigger-happy police, what’s become abundantly clear is that gun reform in America is long overdue....
02:00 2019-08-27

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight....
01:00 2019-07-04

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statement when she launched a line of t-shirts that read...
11:13 2019-08-23

Revitalizing Montgomery as It Embraces Its Past Two cultural projects that examine the Alabama city’s role in the civil rights movement are drawing throngs of visitors and encouraging a surge of downtown construction....
19:39 2019-05-21

Ty Montgomery can be a secret weapon for the Jets The guess here is Ty Montgomery probably wasn’t among the top running backs taken in your fantasy draft. When it comes to the Jets, the conversation about their backs usually begins and ends with Le’Veon Bell. That’s understandable. But if there’s a secret weapon to the Jets season, an overlooked co...
11:52 2019-08-31

Montgomery Announces He Is Returning to Kentucky UK Athletics E.J. Montgomery confirmed on his Instagram account that he will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season. Kentucky F EJ Montgomery will pull out of the 2019 NBA Draft and return to school for his sophomore season, source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 29, 2019...
01:26 2019-05-30

How much to read into Ty Montgomery’s impressive Jets spring As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate......
18:00 2019-06-21

Montgomery reunited with Duffy in return to Royals Mike Montgomery and Danny Duffy are being reunited on a pitching staff for Kansas City for the first time since 2011, when they were highly regarded left-handers in the Royals' minor league system       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1 Mike Montgomery outpitched Noah Syndergaard, and the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Cubs get catcher Maldonado from Royals for LHP Montgomery The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Martin Maldonado in a trade with Kansas City that sent left-hander Mike Montgomery to the Royals       ...
12:52 2019-07-16

Jordan Montgomery suffers setback; MRI scheduled Jordan Montgomery had a bullpen session yesterday that didn’t end according to plan. According to Aaron Boone, the lefty “walked off” with discomfort. Initially unclear as to whether or not it was elbow related, clarification was reached earlier today. #Yankees LHP Jordan Montgome...
18:13 2019-06-20

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
21:13 2019-06-03

Guatemala Elects Alejandro Giammattei as President Alejandro Giammattei, a center-right businessman and former prisons director making his fourth bid for the presidency, was elected as Guatemala’s president in a runoff election where corruption and a migration crisis were the two top issues....
08:00 2019-08-12

Swedbank elects former Swedish PM Persson as chairman Swedbank elected former Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson as chairman on Wednesday as the bank scrambles to regain confidence from both markets and the public after a major money-laundering scandal....
12:52 2019-06-19

Jordan Montgomery to make 1st start for Yankees in 17 months TORONTO — Jordan Montgomery will start Sunday for the first time since May 1, 2018, when he left a game in Houston after one inning with a left elbow problem that required Tommy John surgery six weeks later. “It feels like I was 5 years old when it happened,’’ Montgomery said of the road back.......
14:00 2019-09-15

Attorneys: Court seat puts Montgomery in far different role Bill Montgomery sworn in as Arizona’s Supreme Court Justice on Sept. 6, 2019. Courtesy: Gov. Doug Ducey Twitter PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys say Gov. Doug Ducey’s appointment of now-former Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to the Arizona Supreme Court puts Montgomery in a new role that usua...
22:52 2019-09-09

Yankees’ Betances, Montgomery pass another rehab test DETROIT — Dellin Betances pitched a scoreless inning and struck out two in his second rehab appearance with Double-A Trenton as he tries to come back from a shoulder impingement that was followed by a lat strain. Jordan Montgomery, who is coming back from Tommy John surgery, started and gave up two ...
15:39 2019-09-11

Betances, Montgomery experiment is focus of Yankees whimper TORONTO — The Yankees used Sunday’s game against the Blue Jays as a window to view what Jordan Montgomery and Dellin Betances could do in their first big-league games of the season. Montgomery looked rusty, but Betances, who worked without his signature nuclear fastball but with a sharp breaking bal...
00:00 2019-09-16

Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure Mike Montgomery was traded from the Cubs to Kansas City, but the left-hander's place in Chicago history is secure       ...
13:00 2019-07-22

Yankees’ Jordan Montgomery Ks five in minor-league outing Jordan Montgomery, coming back from Tommy John surgery and not certain to be a factor in the majors this season, allowed two runs and struck out five in three innings in his rehab start in Trenton’s playoff win Wednesday night at Reading. Kyle Higashioka also will play regularly with Triple-A Scrant...
14:26 2019-09-05

Kazakhstan Elects Longtime President's Pick for Successor Authorities named a former prime minister as the winner of the oil-rich former Soviet nation’s presidential election, a vote that was marred by mass detentions and criticized by international observers....
17:13 2019-06-10

| Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: commission Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country's electoral commission....
22:39 2019-05-27

Latvian parliament elects former judge Levits president Latvia's parliament elected former European Court of Justice judge Egils Levits as the Baltic country's next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers....
15:26 2019-05-29

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev president; 500 protesters arrested Police arrested hundreds of protesters in Kazakhstan as the country elected incumbent Kassym Jomart-Tokayev president with more than 70 percent of the vote, according to authorities....
11:39 2019-06-10

Writers Guild Re-elects Leadership at Odds With Agencies It has been five months since thousands of movie and TV writers fired their agents and election results indicate the Hollywood standoff will continue....
05:00 2019-09-17

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
02:52 2019-09-14

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deployment, the U.S. Navy said....
22:39 2019-07-01

Jordan Montgomery is latest Yankees pitcher to suffer new injury Jordan Montgomery’s comeback from last year’s Tommy John surgery has been derailed not because of another issue with his elbow, but because of his shoulder. The left-hander will undergo an MRI exam in New York after he walked off the mound during a bullpen session in Tampa on Tuesday with what Aaron...
20:00 2019-06-19

Ty Montgomery shed Packers hell to find peace with Jets Sometimes you have to be patient before you see the hole in your life and can run to daylight. Ty Montgomery has recovered the fumble that rocked his world, changed his life, changed his NFL destiny and his destination. Because the victory over yourself can be the greatest victory of all. And now it...
05:52 2019-08-03

Austria's far-right Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as leader Hofer's selection comes as his populist Freedom Party tries to repair its credibility in time for national elections. The party is keen on a fresh coalition, despite jinxing its last partnership with the People's Party....
20:00 2019-09-14

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev as Nazarbayev successor as hundreds protest The designated successor of former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev is set to win the presidency in a vote overshadowed by the arrests of more than 500 protesters. Nazarbayev stepped down in March after decades in power....
02:13 2019-06-10

Guatemala elects new president to inherit Trump migration bind Guatemalans on Sunday elect a new president who will face a major challenge after the country agreed with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
11:26 2019-08-11

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections. BJP pres...
17:39 2019-05-25

Caught in Trump migration bind, Guatemala elects new president Guatemalans on Sunday were voting for a new president who will face a major challenge after the country signed an unpopular deal with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
23:00 2019-08-11

Guatemala elects right-wing president amid dismal turnout Alejandro Giammattei will inherit a nation plagued by political scandal. Guatemala is the leading country of origin of migrants and asylum seekers apprehended at the U.S. southern border....
07:13 2019-08-12

South African parliament elects new committee heads despite opposition South Africa's ruling African National Congress used its majority to elect new committee heads on Tuesday, including a lawmaker accused of bribery, despite opposition from rival parties concerned over the caliber of nominees....
16:13 2019-07-02

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections....
21:52 2019-05-25

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusations of voter fraud....
07:13 2019-09-11

Ford elects KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney as board member Beth Mooney has more than 35 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. On Ford's board, she will be on the audit and nominating and governance committees....
23:26 2019-07-10

Dacre Montgomery: I Put Every Drop of Energy Into Billy for Stranger Things Season 3 Forget fireworks, we know your July 4 will be spent indoors with Stranger Things. And--spoiler alert--you'll be making the right choice. This season of Stranger Things is firing on......
17:39 2019-07-03

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are still pending approval....
14:26 2019-07-03

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
22:13 2019-06-05

Guatemala elects hardline president who opposes Trump immigration deal Ex-prisons chief Alejandro Giammattei says he will seek to modify controversial pact with US A conservative law and order hardliner promising to reinstate the death penalty and deploy soldiers on to the streets has been elected the new president of Guatemala.Alejandro Giammattei, 63, a former prison...
14:39 2019-08-12

Fantasy football fallout from Packers-Bears game: David Montgomery worries The Bears fell to the Packers 10-3 in the NFL season opener – not exactly the high-scoring game fantasy owners were hoping for. Here’s what it may mean for fantasy owners going forward: — Concerns about how coach Matt Nagy would utilize Chicago’s bevy of running back depth were not...
22:39 2019-09-06

Swiss parliament re-elects attorney general Lauber amid FIFA scandal The Swiss parliament on Wednesday approved Attorney General Michael Lauber for a third term, opting for continuity despite disciplinary proceedings against him triggered by his handling of a soccer corruption probe....
10:00 2019-09-25

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite....
23:26 2019-07-10

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date Jesus, or DeRay Mckesson’s On The Other Side of F...
10:39 2019-06-07

Fantasy Football Week 4 Winners and Losers: Wayne Gallman proves worthy; David Montgomery still a question David Montgomery is getting the work we wanted to see. So is Wayne Gallman. Only one of them looked worthy of it, as Chris Towers breaks down winners and losers from Week 4....
09:52 2019-09-30

Montgomery County Police Officer Kyle Olinger wrote Facebook post reflecting on shooting that paralyzed him More than a decade since he was left paralyzed from the chest down -- the result of a bullet fired by an 18-year-old who was a passenger in a car he had stopped -- retired Montgomery County Police Officer Kyle Olinger wrote a long post on Facebook to say that, despite what he often heard, he was not...
21:26 2019-09-20

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: David Montgomery's moves highlight Preseason Week 1 wrap-up Who's standing out this preseason? Who's not? Dave Richard watches and analyzes everything from this and every week of preseason football to help you make good decisions and unearth steals on Draft Day....
23:00 2019-08-10

Fantasy Baseball Week 23 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings feature Cal Quantrill, Mike Montgomery as sleepers Streaming two-start pitchers is becoming a risky proposition here in late August. Scott White highlights some possibilities for Week 23 (Aug. 26-Sept. 1)....
21:39 2019-08-23

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Preseason Week 1 highlights include David Montgomery, Chiefs' backfield Who's standing out this preseason? Who's not? Dave Richard watches and analyzes everything from this and every week of preseason football to help you make good decisions and unearth steals on Draft Day....
04:13 2019-08-12

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to the glancing eye, seemed a pretty easy ask from a...
03:39 2019-09-07

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
02:52 2019-08-20

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him and tried to arrest the POLICE OFFICER for carrying...
21:39 2019-07-14

Black Genius, Recognized: Meet the 2019 Class of Black MacArthur Fellows Saidiyah Hartman was sitting in a bar in Durban, South Africa when she got the news: she had just been awarded a $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship. Accompanied by one of her best friends, Hartman—a literary scholar and cultural historian—was in town to help plan a meeting for a black studies mobile acad...
09:39 2019-09-26

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously reminding us that we are worthy and we would surely b...
12:00 2019-09-09

'Black Nonsense': Pennsylvania State Police Says Its Officers Did Not Racially Profile Black Driver Pennsylvania State Police, investigating one of their own for allegations of racial bias, have (surprise!) cleared themselves of any wrongdoing....
00:13 2019-09-24

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On Friday, HBO premiered A Black Lady Sketch Show, a v...
15:39 2019-08-03

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confeder...
22:26 2019-08-11

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confederate...
19:26 2019-08-10

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Editor at The Root) and Marcus Ferrell, former African...
23:26 2019-07-11

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there. The beauty chain Sephora recentl...
09:26 2019-06-24

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
00:39 2019-05-26

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee, See You Yesterd...
18:39 2019-05-25

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and astronomers just spotted a black hole in a distant...
02:26 2019-08-13

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Robin Thede, she became only the fourth Black woman ...
16:13 2019-09-07

Black Man With (Possible? Probable?) Hair Plugs Complains That Black People Care Too Much About Our Hair Perhaps the most telling aspect of thrift shop fedora repurposed as a strip club daytime shift buffet tray with sentience Jason Whitlock’s continued descent into Take Perdition is that there’s no variance with him. For someone who frequently decries SJW groupthink, he’s as predictable as a burp afte...
22:13 2019-10-11

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions.The new terms begin on January 1, 2009. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features panels of such well-known women as Stacey Abrams, sin...
06:26 2019-08-29

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

CBOE ELECTS EIGHT INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors Duane Kullberg, Susan Phillips, Samuel Skinner and Howard Stone Re-Elected, Industry Directors Mark Duffy, David Fisher, Stuart Kipnes and Jonathan Werts Re-Elected Chicago, November 19, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 19, the membership elected eight individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired positions.The new terms begin on January 1, 2010. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

Sentencing set for Alabama man in $2M scam OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a $2 million scam that sucked in an Alabama town is due in state court to face additional counts. Records show Kyle Sandler has signed papers showing he plans to plead guilty Tuesday to a state theft charge involving more than $2,50...
11:39 2019-05-28

The battle for Alabama’s soul With the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban and the return of Roy Moore, liberals here worry their state is sliding back toward its heritage of injustice....
17:39 2019-07-01

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of challenges, as Buttigieg is quickly finding out....
17:52 2019-06-20

Authorities ID Alabama man carjacked, run over by officer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama have released the identity of a man who died after being assaulted during a carjacking and run over by an off-duty officer. Al.com reports Birmingham police say 40-year-old Jerand Deon Jackson was killed early Wednesday. It’s unclear if he died fr...
14:00 2019-06-20

CFB notebook: Alabama RB Sanders out indefinitely Alabama freshman running back Trey Sanders suffered a significant foot injury in Thursday's practice and is expected to miss the entire season, according to AL.com....
16:13 2019-08-11

Tua becomes Alabama's all-time TD pass leader Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa became the school's all-time leader in career touchdown passes, throwing for his 78th on his first TD pass on Saturday against Texas A&M....
01:00 2019-10-13

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
23:39 2019-06-16

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making another run for City Hall after losing in the 2013 p...
22:39 2019-06-02

Alabama set to execute man for pastor’s slaying BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month is again set to die by lethal injection in Alabama. The execution of 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price is scheduled for Thursday night. He was convicted of using a sword and knife to kill a count...
11:26 2019-05-30

Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda was found by SEARCH Inc in collaboration with the Alabama Historical Commission The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the US has been discovered in Alabama’s Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a historical commission has said.The Alabama Histor...
14:52 2019-05-23

SEC West: Can anyone challenge Alabama this time around? Can Alabama weather another staff shakeup? Can LSU take the next step? Can Auburn contend with a freshman QB? We dig into these questions and more in our SEC West team previews....
17:00 2019-07-15

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
18:52 2019-07-04

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
01:00 2019-06-15

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

In Alabama, commemoration set for ‘last slave ship’ MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Experts are set to release details on the discovery of the last ship known to have brought enslaved people from Africa to the United States. Officials announced last week that evidence shows the wreckage in murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast is likely that of the Clotilda. H...
11:26 2019-05-30

Alabama gov OKs chemical castration for some sex offenders MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law legislation that would require certain sex offenders to be chemically castrated before their parole. Gov. Kay Ivey’s press office said Monday that she had signed the bill, which is to take effect later this year. The measure app...
03:26 2019-06-11

Toyota to build new SUV, rather than car at Alabama plant Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will build a new sport utility vehicle at a $1.6 billion joint venture assembly plant in Alabama rather than produce Corolla cars....
20:00 2019-07-10

Alabama mourns death of well-known fan with Down syndrome The University of Alabama sports community is mourning the death of a fan with Down syndrome who was known for his weekly football season visits to the athletic facilities and his pre-game predictions to coach Nick Saban        ...
22:00 2019-06-07

College football top 25: The chaos behind Clemson, Alabama Clemson and Alabama. The Tigers and the Crimson Tide. How else could the national championship possibly be decided? The southern juggernauts have played tug-of-war with the national title over the past four years, making 128 other FBS teams look powerless to prevent the two best head coaches in the ...
03:00 2019-08-25

Last Known U.S. Slave Ship, the Clotilda, Said to Have Been Discovered In Alabama On Wednesday researchers announced they’ve located the remains of the last known ship known to bring enslaved Africans to what we now call The United States....
22:13 2019-05-25

Los Angeles Mayor: Fire conditions still dangerous Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says that while some residents are able to return to their homes, a wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate will remain dangerous with strong winds continuing on Saturday. (Oct. 11)        ...
09:26 2019-10-12

The Latest: Mayor says 2 dead after likely Oklahoma tornado EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Officials say two people have died after a likely tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a nearby mobile home park in the Oklahoma City area. El Reno Mayor Matt White said du...
14:52 2019-05-26

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago mayor, outlined a broad plan to cut gun violence ...
08:39 2019-08-01

Rory Stewart, U.K. Politician, Will Run for Mayor of London Mr. Stewart, one of 21 insurgent lawmakers cut loose by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said he was quitting the Conservative Party to campaign as an independent....
17:39 2019-10-04

Motive elusive in Alabama boy's slaying of his family A 14-year-old Alabama boy was charged with five counts of murder on Tuesday in the shooting deaths of his family including three younger children, Limestone County Sheriff's officials said, in the latest high-profile gun crime....
08:26 2019-09-04

Why a Clemson-Alabama Title Game Is Probably Inevitable A hustle play in Hawaii showed why you always play to the whistle — a lesson Oklahoma, Georgia and the Big Ten champ should heed no matter how long the odds get....
16:39 2019-08-31

Arizona softball’s season ends against Alabama The Alabama Crimson Tide eliminated Arizona from the Women’s College World Series 2-0. The Wildcats went 1-2 in Oklahoma City, falling one game short of the WCWS Final Four. Arizona finishes the year 48-14....
10:13 2019-06-02

Are Clemson and Alabama ruining college football? The last four college football seasons have ended one of two ways: confetti falling on Alabama or Clemson. In three of those games, the other school was on the losing end. Alabama has qualified for the College Football Playoff in all five of its seasons. Clemson has been one of the four teams the la...
05:13 2019-08-29

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show that he's ahead....
20:00 2019-06-22

Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
23:39 2019-05-21

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
18:52 2019-05-29

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-08-05

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
18:00 2019-07-15

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a setback when it lost the mayoral race by a razor thin...
14:39 2019-05-21

Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill had been one of the nation’s elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn’t her best on Saturday. Walton took her out after she g...
05:52 2019-06-02

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear they would make abortion a central issue in the nex...
14:39 2019-05-29

Neo-Nazi Appointed District Mayor in Germany Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does email, said a member of the board....
03:39 2019-09-10

‘Arthur’ episode about same-sex wedding banned in Alabama “Arthur” is one controversial cartoon. Alabama Public Television pulled the Season 22 premiere of the long-running animated series. The episode, titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” revolved around the same-sex wedding of the series’ elementary school teacher. ...
18:26 2019-05-21

Alabama not happy with start time due to heat Alabama's administration isn't happy that the Crimson Tide will be playing a day game Saturday, because hot weather has been a problem at the stadium....
02:52 2019-09-10

Chemical castration on certain sex offenders signed into law in Alabama Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday signed a bill that forces sex offenders convicted of crimes involving pre-teens to be chemically castrated before their parole....
07:13 2019-06-11

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
18:52 2019-05-21

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
12:52 2019-07-05

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is echoed by her community and is a crucial part of reco...
19:26 2019-07-08

Don Fraser, ex-congressman and Minneapolis mayor, dies at 95 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Don Fraser, a former congressman from Minnesota and Minneapolis’ longest-serving mayor, has died. He was 95. Son Tom Fraser says his dad died Sunday at his Minneapolis home. Don Fraser featured in Minnesota politics for four decades. After serving in the state Senate, he was...
16:52 2019-06-03

Mogadishu mayor dies after al-Shabab attack Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has died in a Qatari clinic, a week after al-Shahab extremists targeted his office. The former London councilor becomes the seventh victim of the bombing in the Somali capital....
21:52 2019-08-01

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I assumed—reasonably, given his long, long history of doing insane things—that any subsequent election bullshit in the Yellowhammer state would largely ...
22:52 2019-07-16

LSU's current No. 1 rivalry is not with Alabama or Texas A&M; it is with Florida What makes a college football rivalry exactly? For most of this century, the SEC foe Florida Gators have been the LSU Tigers' biggest rival on balance       ...
14:39 2019-10-09

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ Southeastern Conference football schedule this season, and Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week is positioned to be a prime-time game for the network. The schedule for the 19th season of the “SEC on CBS” was released...
19:52 2019-05-29

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:26 2019-05-30

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
15:39 2019-05-22

Why mayor blocked plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a controversial tower known as the Tulip, saying the structure would be of "limited" public benefit and "detrimental" to the capital's skyline....
16:00 2019-07-20

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
04:00 2019-07-02

How ex-Alabama QB Jalen Hurts barely won the Oklahoma job NORMAN, Okla. — Jalen Hurts’ rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn’t a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Alabama. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley took his time before naming Hurts the starter for the fourth-ranked Sooners’ Sept....
05:00 2019-08-21

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Sen. McSally is pro-life and Sen. Sinema is pro-choi...
16:52 2019-05-21

Alabama Historians: The Last Known Slave Ship Has Been Found A found shipwreck fits the exact dimensions of the Clotilda, which carried 110 Africans to the U.S. in 1860, more than a half-century after importing slaves was declared illegal....
09:39 2019-05-23

Alabama cop recovering after being bitten by venomous rattlesnake Cops in Alabama killed a slithering suspect when it took a bite out of one of their own this week. Greenville Police Officer Marissa Morrison, a 28-year-old mother of three, parked her cruiser in a quiet scenic spot behind the Mac Crenshaw Memorial Airport toward the end of her overnight shift aroun...
18:13 2019-06-20

The Latest: Philadelphia mayor fends off 2 in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job after fending off two challengers in the city’s Democratic primary. Tuesday night’s victory all but assures Kenney will sta...
05:39 2019-05-22

Justices won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s appeal in which it sought to enforce a law enacted in 2016 tha...
18:39 2019-06-28

Alabama Public Television won’t run ‘Arthur’ gay wedding BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” because it included a same-sex wedding. The episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” aired nationally on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedd...
16:52 2019-05-21

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to his plans....
21:39 2019-06-20

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
16:00 2019-05-21

Alabama man becomes 17th to die from vape-related illness An Alabama man has become the 17th person to die in the nationwide vape-related epidemic, CNN reported Wednesday. The man, identified only as an adult from the eastern side of the state, is the fourth to die this week alone — health officials in Virginia, Nebraska and New Jersey announced vapi...
01:13 2019-10-03

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body. The Tuscaloosa News reports jurors will convene Friday to determine if Clifford Madison murdered 82-year-old E...
16:39 2019-06-14

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to accept a foreign power’s help in his 2020 campaign should spur Congress to begin impeachment hearings. De Blasio told MSNBC’s “Morning ...
16:39 2019-06-14

Alabama fan who killed Auburn trees not paying up The Alabama fan who pleaded guilty to poisoning oak trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner has not been making court-ordered payments.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a deal aimed at preventing a Catalan pro-independence leader taking the job....
23:00 2019-06-14

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some much-needed breathing room. After Louisiana and Georgia recently joined the ranks of states passing so-called “heartbeat bills” — legislative bans an...
10:26 2019-06-07

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

Opinion: Why Vanderbilt can win the SEC football title, and why Alabama could not With the start of the college football season coming when Florida and Miami play Saturday, here are the first SEC rankings of the season.       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah, a Muslim and the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, said US Customs and Border Patrol agents pulled h...
02:00 2019-09-14

NJ mayor says he was asked whether he met with terrorists upon return from Turkey Mohamed Khairullah, the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was questioned at JFK Airport, and his phone was seized and held for 12 days.        ...
22:00 2019-09-13

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. President Trump opened a four-day swing through Britain and France, arriving in London on Monday where he courted controversy by criticizing the city’s mayor....
14:39 2019-06-03

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting nearly all abortions at any point during pregnancy in Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republican and 2012 GOP nominee for president told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union." "I believe ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)        ...
19:39 2019-06-01

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
22:26 2019-05-24

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an early American flag....
21:39 2019-07-03

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison....
20:13 2019-05-24

Alabama jumps to No. 1 after Clemson close call Alabama is No. 1 in the Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season, replacing preseason No. 1 Clemson after the Tigers had a close call....
03:00 2019-09-30

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spends nearly every day engaging with his constituents...
08:39 2019-06-05

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
10:13 2019-06-17

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
15:52 2019-05-21

Alabama girl honored for role in saving grandmother ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An 8-year-old south Alabama girl is being honored for her role in helping save the life of her grandmother. Sheriff’s officials in Escambia County say second-grader Kenleigh Madison was with her grandmother in Atmore when the woman’s breathing machine stopped working....
20:00 2019-06-01

Mom pleads guilty in case of naked, chained Alabama boy PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman has pleaded guilty to aggravated child abuse of her son, who authorities say was found naked and chained up. The Montgomery Advertiser reports the 32-year-old woman entered the plea Thursday, saying she “made bad decision and bad judgments.” Autau...
12:01 2019-05-31

In Siberia, a First Female Mayor Builds a National Profile Women are a rarity in Russian politics, as was the free election that brought Sardana Avksentieva to power. But what really sets her apart is her thriftiness....
17:00 2019-08-30

Dorian Will Not Hit Alabama and Trump Is Full of Shit, Meteorologists Say Donald Trump’s handlers said he had skipped a trip to Poland this weekend to better track and respond to Hurricane Dorian. So far, he’s doing quite the job—of playing golf and messing up forecasts....
20:13 2019-09-02

MTA board, mayor greenlight $51.5 billion capital plan The MTA’s $51.5 billion capital plan inched closer to reality on Wednesday thanks to endorsements from both Mayor Bill de Blasio and the transit agency’s board. Board members unanimously approved the five-year funding strategy — the MTA’s biggest ever — despite concerns that they weren’t...
13:26 2019-09-26

Donald Trump wrongly says Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama Weather service scrambles to correct mistake by US president, which he later repeatsHurricane Dorian – as it happenedDonald Trump has sown confusion about Hurricane Dorian, repeatedly wrongly claiming that Alabama was set to be hit by the storm and that he had “never even heard of a category 5 storm...
21:52 2019-09-02

Alabama’s Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in Her Youth—Because of Course She Did Months after saying she didn’t know nothing about her sorority’s college yearbook page showing women in blackface, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an apology about having worn blackface herself in a separate incident as an undergraduate at Auburn University....
17:26 2019-08-30

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call to the audience with a disclaimer that is also printed on speaker cards and the council agenda. “The ...
01:01 2019-06-21

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
23:26 2019-06-02

Alabama woman arrested after asking deputies to test her meth ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say an Alabama woman who asked deputies to test her methamphetamine for purity has been arrested on drug charges. The News Courier reports 48-year-old Jennifer Colyne Hall was taken into custody Wednesday after calling law enforcement dispatch. Jennifer Colyne Hall/ W...
20:00 2019-10-05

Is a Clemson-Alabama Title Game Inevitable? Yeah, Probably A hustle play in Hawaii showed why you always play to the whistle — a lesson Oklahoma, Georgia and the Big Ten champ should heed no matter how long the odds get....
18:39 2019-08-30

Trump to visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday: mayor U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to pay a visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, four days after a mass shooting that is being investigated by authorities as a hate crime left 22 people dead, Mayor Dee Margo said on Monday....
00:52 2019-08-06

Alabama Hospitals Pay Out in Ransomware Attack Amid FBI Warning of More to Come Alabama-based DCH Health System said it has paid off the hackers behind a ransomware attack that severely disrupted operations at three hospitals beginning on Tuesday morning, according to a Saturday report by Tuscaloosa News. The news closely follows an FBI warning that the number of sophisticated ...
01:26 2019-10-07

Teen arrested after shooting at Alabama football game A teen was arrested Saturday after a shooting at a high school football game in Alabama the night before left 10 teens injured, five of them critically....
19:00 2019-08-31

Week 7 observations: LSU finally has the offense to compete with Alabama LSU appears to finally have the offense to compete with Alabama, and other things Dan Wolken learned from Week 7 of the college football season.       ...
22:39 2019-10-13

With Altered Map, Trump Insists He Was Right About Dorian Heading for Alabama Asked about a marking on the map that appeared to have been drawn to extend the storm’s possible path into Alabama, President Trump said he did not know how it got there....
10:52 2019-09-05

Trump defends Alabama forecast using old Dorian map with disclaimer In a Wednesday afternoon tweet, President Trump shared a week-old hurricane graphic showing the various model runs for Dorian before it had even slammed into the Bahamas....
05:39 2019-09-05

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
17:39 2019-06-28

University of Alabama trustees meet on refunding $21M gift TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — University of Alabama trustees are meeting Friday morning to decide whether to return a $21.5 million gift by a philanthropist who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state’s new abortion ban. Real estate investor and lawyer Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr...
07:26 2019-06-07

Alabama boy, 14, held in murders of his family of 5 after confessing, investigators say A 14-year-old boy who told Alabama deputies he was in the basement when he heard gunshots upstairs has been charged Tuesday with murdering his parents and three younger brothers and sisters, authorities said....
02:26 2019-09-04

Minnesota mayor responds to video of teen's arrest The mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota, has called video of the arrest of a 13-year-old girl 'disheartening to watch' and wants a thorough investigation into the matter. (October 3)        ...
07:39 2019-10-04

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican president called the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, San ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk Hřib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than a month when he came face-to-face with the Czech capital’s complex entanglement with China.Hosting a...
08:26 2019-07-03

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
21:26 2019-06-05

Trump Insists He Was Right About Hurricane Dorian Heading for Alabama Asked about a marking on the map that appeared to have been drawn to extend the storm’s possible path into Alabama, President Trump said he did not know how it got there....
16:00 2019-09-05

Opinion: The SEC might be bad this year, but for Georgia and Alabama, that won't matter The SEC enjoys touting itself as college football's toughest league, but early losses have thrown it into doubt. That may help Alabama and Georgia.       ...
16:00 2019-09-06

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
22:52 2019-06-06

Tucson mayor caught cursing at council meeting again TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild used profanities near his open microphone at Wednesday’s city council meeting. The council was discussing zoning and annexation plans that may have allowed a large development near River Road and Campbell Avenue. All the council members voted to end tha...
03:00 2019-09-06

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a condition of parole - a requirement meant to keep......
05:13 2019-06-06

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. (June 28)        ...
22:13 2019-06-28

Officials Warn of Wasp ‘Super Nests’ in Alabama A colony can grow to be as big as a Volkswagen Beetle and can have 15,000 wasps. The last time scientists saw such an unusually high number of enormous nests was in 2006....
19:39 2019-06-30

Cyberattacks force 3 Alabama hospitals to turn away patients Three Alabama hospitals are turning away patients after their systems were hit by a cyberattack this week, police said -- the latest in a trend that's crippled private and public entities for the last six months....
04:00 2019-10-03

Airbus plant in Alabama spared fallout from U.S. tariffs Alabama aerospace workers won an unexpected reprieve from escalating trade tensions on Wednesday when the United States spared an Airbus plant in the state from the impact of tariffs against the European planemaker - at least for now....
11:13 2019-10-03

| Supporters cheer Dakar ex-mayor on his release from jail The former mayor of Dakar, Khalifa Sall, has been hailed by jubilant supporters as he crossed the Senegalese capital in a convoy during the night, following his release from prison....
12:52 2019-10-01

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
21:00 2019-06-07

The Latest: Erdogan congratulates Istanbul mayor-elect ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s repeated mayoral election in Istanbul (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated the opposition candidate who won a repeat mayoral election in Istanbul and defeated Erdogan’s candidate for the second time. ...
20:39 2019-06-23

Amsterdam mayor considers closing red-light district City’s first female mayor aims to tackle human trafficking, fraud and money launderingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is considering closing down the city’s famous red-light district due to the conditions endured by the sex workers behind its windows.Femke Halsema, a former leader of the national Gre...
12:26 2019-07-04

Brazil court overrules Rio mayor on gay kiss book ban A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has blocked efforts by Rio de Janeiro’s conservative mayor to have a book fair remove a comic book showing two men kissing...
02:00 2019-09-09

Trump says London mayor is 'incompetent' after hurricane remark US president criticized Sadiq Khan, after London mayor suggested Trump was golfing rather than organizing hurricane reliefDonald Trump has once again attacked Sadiq Khan, after the London mayor criticized the president for his handling of Hurricane Dorian. Related: Lessons of the second world war ar...
19:52 2019-09-03

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’t have infinite capacity.”Colau said the limits wo...
18:26 2019-07-05

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed by President Donald Trump to conduct pre-dawn raids...
04:00 2019-06-22

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gianmarco Negri, a 40-year-old lawyer, was elected ma...
12:13 2019-06-03

Alo’s HR helps Oklahoma top Alabama, advance to title series OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jocelyn Alo’s monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday night to qualify for the championship series. Alo’s shot cleared the center field seats, the cameras and a slow-pitch fence that is 300 feet to center to give the Soo...
08:52 2019-06-03

SBA warns of bad ole days of NYC crime, slamming mayor, commish The head of the city’s sergeants union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill for playing politics with policing, warning that crime will return to the bad old days. “We continue to do the wrong thing because of the politics,” said SBA president Ed Mulli...
22:13 2019-10-13

DA dismisses case against Alabama woman shot while pregnant An Alabama district attorney dismissed the manslaughter case against a woman whose unborn child died during a fight while she was five months pregnant....
04:52 2019-07-04

Alabama Ford dealer’s gun giveaway is back on. Just don’t call it that. The giveaway was supposed to be a Fourth of July promotion. “They love their faith, they love their country, and they love to hunt,” a manager said of his customers....
22:26 2019-06-27

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban....
00:00 2019-06-08

Rory Stewart, Maverick U.K. Politician, to Run for Mayor of London Mr. Stewart, one of 21 insurgent lawmakers cut loose by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said he was quitting the Conservative Party to run as an independent....
12:52 2019-10-04

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people and prioritizes their political future" will be exposed....
19:13 2019-06-27

Chicago mayor clashes with Cruz over gun violence: ‘Keep our name out of your mouth’ Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz over the latest burst of gun violence in the city, claiming Monday that Chicago’s decades-long crime problem is actually the fault of Republican-run states like Indiana – because they don’t have “commonsense gun legislation” in place....
18:52 2019-09-03

Infant dead after dad leaves twins in car outside Alabama car dealership An 11-month-old boy died after he and his twin sister were left in a hot car for more than three hours outside an Alabama Honda dealership where their dad worked, according to news reports. Police responding to the Sunny King Honda dealership in Oxford, Alabama at around noon on Friday said temperat...
08:13 2019-09-30

Saban brings back ‘rat poison’ comments after Alabama win Nick Saban seems to be so concerned that success will go to the heads of Tua Tagovailoa and his Alabama Crimson Tide teammates that he brought back his “rat poison” comments from two years ago. Tagovailoa became Alabama’s all-time career touchdown pass leader during The Crimson Tid...
10:13 2019-10-13

Two Men Kiss in a Comic Book, and a Mayor Orders a Raid The raid drew a backlash from festival organizers, publishing houses, comedians and, finally, a Brazilian court, which barred the mayor from further seizure efforts....
22:13 2019-09-07

Mayor with prosthetic leg mocked online over flat shoes A UK town mayor who has a prosthetic leg says she was viciously mocked online — all because she wore flat shoes to an event. Stockport mayor Laura Booth, who lost part of her left leg in a car crash, said she was “sad to have received abuse” after forgoing heels, the Independent re...
21:39 2019-06-06

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
19:39 2019-06-20

Authorities: Alabama man fed meth to caged ‘attack squirrel’ ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged “attack squirrel” in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive. The News Courier reports authorities are seeking 35-year-old Mickey Paulk on multiple charges including possession of a controlle...
18:26 2019-06-18

Detroit mayor wants to wipe out residential blight with bonds Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan unveiled a plan on Monday to sell up to $250 million of bonds to tackle the city's remaining blighted and abandoned houses over the next five years....
23:52 2019-09-16

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison....
03:13 2019-05-25

What will it take to beat Nick Saban and Alabama? His former assistants have some ideas Since 2007, Nick Saban has won all 16 matchups against eight different former assistant coaches of his, including a combined five wins the past two seasons against the likes of Georgia's Kirby Smart, Tennessee’s Jeremy Pruitt, and Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher.     ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
03:13 2019-07-18

Jimmy Kimmel says he’s running for mayor of Dildo, Newfoundland After making the existence of the small Canadian fishing village, Dildo, N.L. a viral trend last week, Jimmy Kimmel conducted an interview with some of its townspeople....
23:52 2019-08-08

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
19:13 2019-06-17

The Latest: Memphis mayor: 6 officers treated at hospital MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on fatal police shooting in Memphis (all times local): 9:10 a.m. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the identity of a man killed by a federal fugitive task force as Brandon Webber, a 20-year-old black man. The TBI says Webber was shot by federal mars...
17:13 2019-06-13

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
11:52 2019-06-17

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
23:39 2019-05-21

Billionaires Love Mayor Pete and Hate Bernie In case you were wondering how many uber-wealthy friends your presidential candidate of choice has, Forbes has a report out detailing donations to Democratic candidates from billionaires and people related to them. Turns out Pete Buttigieg has a lot of friends in high places....
20:13 2019-08-06

Alabama orders 'chemical castration' of some child molesters Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a requirement that has prompted some legal concerns and appears to be rarely used in some states that allow it....
14:52 2019-06-16

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
23:00 2019-05-21

NCAA Re-Rank 1-130: Alabama drops out of the top three after Georgia moves up A wild weekend in college football saw major movement in the NCAA Re-Rank 1-130 with Alabama falling to No. 4, USC surging and Arkansas dropping.       ...
19:00 2019-09-23

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
08:52 2019-07-17

Alabama football: Which SEC teams can challenge the Crimson Tide? Even in a conference as loaded as the SEC, one team stands out from the rest, and it should come as no surprise that it’s the Alabama Crimson Tide. The SEC West enjoyed its greatest depth in years last season, with LSU taking another step in Ed Orgeron’s second season, Mississippi State’s defe...
21:52 2019-08-26

There's no stopping Alabama's 'super fast' receiving corps It's not just Tua Tagovailoa -- Alabama could have four first-round picks in its wide receivers room in Jerry Jeudy, Henry Ruggs, DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle....
20:13 2019-08-06

Mayor dragged through streets by angry villagers on truck The mayor of a Mexican village is pressing attempted murder charges against locals who tied him to the back of a truck and dragged him through the streets for failing to deliver on an election pledge....
19:00 2019-10-09

No. 2 Alabama routs Southern Miss behind Tagovailoa’s 5 TD passes Junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa matched a career-high in touchdown passes for a second consecutive week as No. 2 Alabama jumped on Southern Mississippi early and rolled to a 49-7 victory Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala....
01:39 2019-09-22

Mayor of Mogadishu dies as result of al-Shabaab attack Abdirahman Omar Osman was a naturalised Briton who once worked as a council housing manager in LondonThe mayor of Mogadishu has died after being badly wounded in an al-Shabaab extremist attack in his office last week, the government of Somalia has announced.Abdirahman Omar Osman was a naturalised Br...
20:39 2019-08-01

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
04:39 2019-05-25

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
17:52 2019-05-24

"Deeply Ashamed" Says Kolkata Mayor's Daughter, A Doctor The daughter of the Kolkata's Mayor, who is a doctor, has sharply criticized the Mamata Banerjee government's handling of the junior doctors' strike. In a Facebook post, Shabba Hakim - the daughter......
20:13 2019-06-13

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. A statement by the Alabama Historical Commission said remains of the Gulf...
01:52 2019-05-23

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College about Buttigieg’s delay, someone called out: &#...
00:39 2019-05-23

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to deploy security personnel to "avert any untoward......
17:13 2019-08-18

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. A statement issued Wednesday by the Alabama Historical Commission says remains of the Gulf schooner Clotilda have been identif...
00:39 2019-05-23

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Alabama, led lawmakers in song Wednesday. The lead si...
00:39 2019-05-23

Amazon wasn't scared off by AOC, says New York City mayor Amazon was not scared off by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in its quest to open a second headquarters in the Big Apple, according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio....
21:13 2019-07-24

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — during his visit to the grieving Texas city last week after the Walmart shooting. The condemnation allegedly came during a private meeting and stemmed fr...
15:52 2019-08-16

2 killed, 3 injured in shooting near Alabama State University Two people were killed and three others wounded during a shooting near Alabama State University on Thursday night, cops said. Police found one man fatally wounded when they responded to the scene of gunshots in Montgomery, Alabama at about 7:15 p.m., according to Montgomery County Police. A second m...
15:52 2019-08-16

Trump Can't Help but Try to Reignite an Ancient Feud With the Mayor of El Paso When president Donald Trump visited El Paso last week, he did more than simply force himself into ghoulish photo ops with a community still reeling from the August 3 mass shooting that left 22 people dead, he also made time to be an asshole to the city’s Republican mayor....
12:39 2019-08-16

No. 2 Alabama wary of Southern Miss passing attack No. 2 Alabama, after giving up 324 yards through the air last week at South Carolina, will face one of the nation's top passing attacks when it hosts Southern Mississippi on Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala....
05:13 2019-09-18

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘justice was done’ with Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio said “justice was done” with the firing of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner — and insisted that rank-and-file cops won’t revolt over his ouster. “There was a fair and impartial process and justice was done,” de Blasi...
02:52 2019-08-20

Funeral set for Alabama police officer killed by gunman AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A police officer killed by a gunman in Alabama is being honored with a funeral at the 9,100-seat Auburn Arena. The ceremony for Auburn police officer William Buechner is being held Friday afternoon. City offices are closed for the day, and residents are being asked to line a stre...
15:26 2019-05-24

Tina Fey Returns to NBC With A Show About Ted Danson as Mayor of Los Angeles The Good Place may be ending, but NBC is doing its best to make up for it. The network just gave a series order to a currently untitled series created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock,......
09:39 2019-07-19

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
06:52 2019-06-17

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free preschool classes. The victory all but assures Ke...
05:39 2019-05-22

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
01:13 2019-05-24

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of presidential race New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday he is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic primary, ending his campaign after struggling to gain traction in the race....
17:39 2019-09-20

Wreck of last US slave ship Clotilda found in Alabama Researchers say the wreckage of the Clotilda, the last known ship to have brought people enslaved in Africa to US shores, has been located. The voyage took place decades after transporting slaves to the US was outlawed....
09:52 2019-05-23

Alabama orders ‘chemical castration’ of some child molesters _____ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Some Alabama sex offenders who abuse young children will have to undergo “chemical castration” while on parole, under a new law, but the requirement has prompted legal concerns and appears to be rarely used in some states that allow it. The procedure uses medications th...
21:39 2019-06-16

SEC preseason power rankings: Alabama the best of the best conference but has company at top USA TODAY Sports is ranking every Power Five league from its best team through its worst. Next up is the Southeastern Conference.       ...
16:39 2019-08-14

CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of campaign MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic’s commitment to providing health services to rural communities. Director Robert Redfie...
01:13 2019-06-15

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before they can go on parole....
22:13 2019-06-11

Alabama man sentenced to 615 years for sexually abusing 5 girls An Alabama man convicted of sexually abusing five underage girls was sentenced Wednesday to more than six centuries in prison. Houston County Circuit Judge Todd Derrick imposed a 615-year sentence on Raven Smith after hearing a plea from the mother of one of the girls. “I can’t believe what I said m...
05:13 2019-07-12

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romero and real estate developer Randi Dorman will face...
22:52 2019-05-30

Christopher Lee Price’s execution to move forward in Alabama An Alabama inmate whose life was extended by a court battle over his death warrant. is now set to be executed by lethal injection. Christopher Lee Price, who was sentenced to death in the 1991 slaying of pastor Billy Lynn, has been scheduled to be executed at 6 p.m. Thursday at Holman prison. The 46...
21:26 2019-05-30

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a national search, Greg Russ stands out as someone with...
05:52 2019-06-19

Alabama man dies days after copperhead snake bite An Alabama man died days after a copperhead snake bit him as he walked his new puppy, according to a new report. Oliver “Chum” Baker, 52, of Tuscaloosa, was outside on his stone patio walking his Labrador on Friday when he told his family members that he had just been bitten by the venom...
16:01 2019-05-29

Alabama’s Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in Her Youth — Because of Course She Did Months after saying she didn’t know nothing about her sorority’s college yearbook page showing women in blackface, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an apology about having worn blackface herself in a separate incident as an undergraduate at Auburn University....
03:26 2019-08-30

Rory Stewart: I quit as an MP to run for Mayor so I can make a difference Former Tory minister and leadership candidate Rory Stewart said he is quitting Parliament and standing to be Mayor of London because he wants to make a difference....
01:26 2019-10-13

Editor who called for revival of KKK retires from Alabama newspaper BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The longtime owner and editor of a small Alabama newspaper that called for a revival of the Ku Klux Klan has sold the publication and retired, months after igniting a firestorm with the editorial, the new owner said. Goodloe Sutton, 80, no longer has any role with The Democrat-Rep...
07:52 2019-07-12

In video, Alabama man denies feeding meth to squirrel ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has posted a video denying he fed methamphetamine to a so-called “attack squirrel” that he calls a pet. Police are searching for Mickey Paulk on drug and other charges after claiming they found a caged squirrel during a search. Authorities tell news out...
17:00 2019-06-19

Regina Romero projected to win Democratic bid for Tucson mayor TUCSON – With the polls officially closed, the decision for who Tucson chose to face Independent Mayoral candidate Ed Ackerly come November will soon be determined. On Tuesday, Tucson voters headed to the polls to cast their vote for the city’s primary election. This race, Ackerley, the ...
16:26 2019-08-28

Missouri's gun law should allow cities to require permits, St. Louis mayor says The mayor of St. Louis said Wednesday she’s asking Missouri lawmakers and the state’s Republican governor to reverse a 2017 law that makes it legal for gun owners without a felony record to carry guns without a permit in the state, according to a report....
12:26 2019-08-29

Alabama star LB Dylan Moses out for season with torn ACL Alabama’s road to a national championship just got a little harder. Star inside linebacker Dylan Moses has suffered a torn ACL and is out for the season, according to multiple reports. It’s a major blow for the Crimson Tide defense. Moses was a preseason first-team All-American and is the team’s def...
02:26 2019-08-29

Court refuses to block Alabama execution set for Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing to block Alabama’s bid to execute an inmate convicted of killing a country preacher with a sword. The 11th U.S. Circuit of Appeals on Wednesday refused a stay requested by 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price. He’s set to die by le...
04:00 2019-05-30

Mayor: Manfred warned city of A's to Vegas move MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told Oakland officials that Las Vegas could be a possible relocation site for the A's if the city didn't drop its lawsuit blocking the sale of the Coliseum to the team....
03:13 2019-10-09

Mayor: Rob Manfred warned city of A’s-to-Vegas move Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told Oakland, Calif., officials the Athletics could move to Las Vegas if the city doesn’t drop a current lawsuit, mayor Libby Schaaf confirmed Tuesday in a television interview. The city of Oakland is trying to stop Alameda County from selling its share of the Colis...
10:00 2019-10-09

Despite Warning From Trump, Roy Moore Says He Can Win Alabama Senate Seat Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
01:26 2019-05-30

More than $1 million worth of drugs washes up on Alabama beach Beachgoers looking for some fun in the sun found more than $1 million worth of marijuana and cocaine that washed up along the shore in Alabama, police said. A local enjoying a stroll along Orange Beach last Tuesday found a package containing 21 pounds of marijuana and 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of cocaine,...
23:39 2019-05-28

Alabama football’s ‘very alarming’ student tracking system Alabama students, meet Big Brother. In a move shades of “1984,” the University of Alabama is tracking students through its Tide Loyalty Points app to see whether they stay the full four quarters, according to The New York Times. Those who do, and download the app, will be rewarded with priority acce...
21:52 2019-09-14

Alabama grandma charged in overdose death of 19-month-old SYLVAN SPRINGS, Ala. — An Alabama woman has been arrested in the death of her 19-month-old grandson, who swallowed and overdosed on methadone. News outlets report 44-year-old Michelle Lee Light was charged Monday with chemical endangerment of a child resulting in death. Journey Dorman was found unre...
08:39 2019-08-28

Alabama executes man for 1991 slaying of pastor during robbery An Alabama man who avoided execution last month for the stabbing death of a preacher during a Christmastime robbery was put to death by lethal injection Thursday evening. ...
05:26 2019-05-31

The Latest: Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceed BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block the execution of an Alabama inmate. The decision means the state can proceed with the execution of 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price. But the ex...
02:00 2019-05-31

Alabama’s Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Conservative firebrand Roy Moore of Alabama will announce this week if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore’s wife, Kayla Moore, confirmed that he will make an announcement on the Senate race Thursday. Moore ran for U.S. Senate in 2017, but lost the special elec...
21:00 2019-06-18

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey apologizes for wearing blackface in college Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has come under fire for appearing in a “racist” rush skit for her sorority during her time as an Auburn student in the 1960s. The 74-year-old allegedly wore overalls and blackface while acting out the skit — which was dubbed “Cigar Butts.” Her now-...
09:13 2019-08-30

Phoenix Mayor Apologizes for ‘Unprofessional’ Police Response Seen in Videos A family has taken the first step to file a lawsuit against Phoenix police after they say officers threatened to shoot them during a shoplifting investigation....
22:13 2019-06-16

French mayor dies after trying to stop illegal dumping: report The mayor of a southeastern French village was run over and killed Monday shortly after he caught construction workers illegally dumping rubble onto a road, according to reports. ...
22:39 2019-08-07

'Sharpiegate': Trump insists Dorian was forecast to 'hit or graze' Alabama James Comey among critics, saying ‘America deserves better’ Hurricane Dorian drenches Carolinas – live coverageUnable to let a good fight with the media go to waste, Donald Trump insisted again on Thursday that his warning that Alabama could be hit by Hurricane Dorian was accurate. Related: 'I thoug...
05:13 2019-09-06

Transfer Dickerson quickly carves role(s) on Alabama line Landon Dickerson has already made an impact at Alabama, even beyond his role in a Duke defensive lineman getting ejected       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Son of Albany mayor robbed and beaten while delivering pizzas: report The son of Albany mayor Kathy Sheehan was beaten and robbed while delivering pizzas late Wednesday evening, the Times Union reported. “Two black males in their 20s, both wearing dark-colored clothing, jumped out of bushes and began to punch and kick the pizza delivery driver,” Albany pol...
16:13 2019-08-03

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio leaves presidential race The mayor of the country’s largest city didn’t catch on with voters nationwide and failed to qualify for the third Democratic debate last week in Houston....
16:13 2019-09-20

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
05:52 2019-06-16

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo 'gearing up for 20 funerals,' wants to 'bring our city together' El Paso Mayor Dee Margo praised first responders who rushed to the scene of the shooting at a local Walmart that killed 20 people and injured 26 more on Saturday morning and told Fox News he is focused on "making sure that we can bring our city together."...
18:39 2019-08-04

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
03:26 2019-06-29

Alabama teacher latest to die in the Dominican Republic from cosmetic surgery An Alabama high school teacher who traveled to the Dominican Republic for elective procedures died from complications, according to a report. Alicia Renette Williams, a 45-year-old mom, suffered blood clots from going under the knife June 2 on the Caribbean island, news station WBRC reported. Willia...
17:01 2019-06-20

Alabama sheriff charged with scamming food bank, church BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff is charged with scamming a food bank and his own church to pocket thousands under a law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners. Court records show Pickens County Sheriff David Abston was arrested Friday, and he is pleading guilty to fraud and...
20:39 2019-06-14

Judge evicts New Jersey mayor for failing to pay mortgage, taxes The mayor of a northern New Jersey town has been evicted from his home for failing to pay his mortgage and taxes amid a three-year foreclosure fight, records show. Bogota Mayor Christopher Kelemen owed nearly $500,000, according to court papers. The Republican mayor moved into his late father’...
00:39 2019-10-02

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years of age to undergo chemical castration treatment....
10:39 2019-06-11

Alabama’s Roy Moore Set to Announce Another Senate Run Over President Trump’s Objection (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore will announce Thursday whether he will make another run for U.S. Senate after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations. Three people with direct knowledge of Moore’s thinking say they expect him to jump int...
18:39 2019-06-20

Alabama jumps Clemson to take No. 1 spot in Amway Coaches Poll There's a new No. 1 in the Amway Coaches Poll. Alabama passed Clemson after the Tigers narrowly beat North Carolina. Ohio State passed LSU for No. 5.       ...
19:13 2019-09-29

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
21:52 2019-06-28

Alabama man arrested after stealing air conditioning units from preschool: police An Alabama man was arrested Wednesday after police say he stole “a large number” of air conditioning units from a local preschool — and then sold off the parts to scrapyards for cash....
20:39 2019-09-06

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
21:26 2019-06-16

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
22:52 2019-06-06

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
22:00 2019-06-16

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
17:13 2019-06-28

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ends his campaign for president President Donald Trump sarcastically tweeted that New York City "is devastated" by Mayor Bill de Blasio's exit from the 2020 presidential race. Two other Democratic mayors, Pete Buttigieg and Wayne Messam, remain in the race....
18:00 2019-09-20

The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was occasionally homeless during his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, will become the city’s 55th mayor. Unofficial results sho...
04:52 2019-06-19

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our recycling program back on track,” Gorton said. “I’m like a lot of citizens … every time I put a piece ...
16:39 2019-06-21

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state senator Linda Coleman-Madison told the bill’s proponen...
15:26 2019-05-21

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republican Party’s Facebook page: “Freaking queers have gotten too much sympathy.”...
22:00 2019-06-18

Alabama man allegedly fed 'attack squirrel' meth to keep it aggressive: officials An "attack squirrel" housed in an Alabama apartment and fed methamphetamine by its owner to make sure it stayed aggressive was rescued Monday, officials said....
21:52 2019-06-18

The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands Tens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of Turkey’s largest city...
05:13 2019-06-24

Mayor Pete Buttigieg: ‘Systemic racism is a white problem’ “Systemic racism” in the United States “is a white problem,” according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg — who propped up the El Paso shooting as proof while speaking at an event on Thursday night. “We are by no means even halfway done dealing with systemic racism in this c...
06:52 2019-08-09

Rio's mayor tried to ban book featuring kiss between two male superheroes. Now it's sold out An Avengers comic book featuring a kiss between two male superheroes has sold out at a Rio de Janeiro book fair after the city's conservative mayor attempted to block it from sale, according to Agence France-Presse....
22:52 2019-09-07

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedur...
15:26 2019-05-21

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major election defeat....
12:00 2019-06-23

Alabama county official defends online anti-gay comments MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A county official in Alabama is defending his comments against gay people. Mobile County Treasurer Phil Benson tells WPMI-TV gay people are offensive to him and he sees no problem with a recent comment he posted online that used an offensive term for gays and said they “hav...
21:00 2019-06-18

A brief history of how Trump came up with the false claim that Hurricane Dorian could hit Alabama Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead Trump has spent the last several days doubling down on his claim that Hurricane Dorian could strike parts of Alabama, despite the state no longer being in the hurricane's path at the time he made the claim. The president's confusion stemmed from earli...
00:52 2019-09-08

Erdogan attacks Istanbul's ousted mayor days before poll re-run Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attacked Istanbul's ousted mayor on Tuesday, days before a crucial re-run of the municipal vote, accusing him of being aligned with a U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankara for orchestrating a 2016 failed coup....
18:13 2019-06-18

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's comptroller wants pension fund divestment, other measures against Alabama, which enacted the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
15:26 2019-05-21

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean Debouzy, mayor of Montereau, a village of just 650 people south of Paris, issued an official decree....
15:39 2019-05-21

University of Alabama tracking students during college football games In an effort to keep the University of Alabama students engaged during college football season, the school has developed an app that records the location of students to prevent them from leaving the team's stadium....
19:13 2019-09-14

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts....
16:13 2019-06-28

Alabama Gov. signs law requiring chemical castration for some sex offender parolees Under the new law, some Alabama parolees convicted of sex crimes are required to take medication to reduce chemicals that drive libido.        ...
19:00 2019-06-11

Wanted Alabama ‘attack squirrel’ owner arrested after chase KILLEN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called “attack squirrel” he considered a pet has been arrested. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter that 35-year-old Mickey Paulk was caught Thursday night following a chase in which he ...
12:00 2019-06-28

Roy Moore to challenge Doug Jones for Alabama Senate seat Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday announced plans to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 two years after allegations of sexual misconduct derailed his first bid for the seat....
03:13 2019-06-21

Alabama man accused of feeding caged 'attack squirrel' meth Authorities are seeking 35-year-old Mickey Paulk on multiple charges including possession of a controlled substanceAlabama investigators say a man kept a caged “attack squirrel” in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive.The News Courier reports authorities are seekin...
01:13 2019-06-19

Sessions hasn’t ruled out run for his old Senate seat from Alabama, Shelby says The state’s senior senator spoke out as Republicans braced for an expected announcement by Roy Moore that he is running again for the GOP nomination....
17:52 2019-06-19

Alabama woman accused of sexually torturing unconscious man: report A Tuscaloosa County woman has been charged for sexually torturing a man who was unconscious from a date rape drug after police uncovered explicit videos on her phone, court documents filed Thursday alleged....
11:00 2019-06-21

Weather agency now backs Trump, says Dorian could have impacted Alabama The federal agency that monitors hurricanes said Friday that Hurricane Dorian could have impacted Alabama, backing claims by President Trump that he was right to tweet a warning over the weekend about the storm affecting the state....
02:26 2019-09-07

Alabama Dean Quits Because White People Can’t Handle the Truth A University of Roll Tide dean at the center of a controversy over a series of stunningly accurate tweets chose to resign from his position rather than succumb to the horrific fate of drowning in a sea of salty, pork rind-flavored hillbilly tears....
03:39 2019-09-07

Sorry to This Man: Alleged NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Bows Out of Presidential Race New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially ended his presidential campaign today, writing in an NBC News op-ed, “I have contributed all I can to this Democratic primary.”...
02:26 2019-09-21

Alabama man says 'attack squirrel' not on meth, disputing officials' claim The wanted Alabama man who police alleged fed a pet rodent methamphetamine to keep it aggressive has spoken out while on the lam — and he says his pet squirrel is no druggie....
15:52 2019-06-19

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
11:52 2019-06-17

Japan: Nagasaki mayor tells PM Abe to adopt nuke-ban treaty Nagasaki's mayor has urged Japan's government to adopt the UN’s 2017 nuclear arms prohibition treaty. Speaking on the 74th anniversary of the atomic bombing, he also slammed the US and Russia for developing new warheads....
13:39 2019-08-09

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the first major foreign policy speeches of the 2020 campai...
21:26 2019-06-12

Alabama drops homicide charge against woman who lost fetus Prosecutors in Alabama have dropped manslaughter charges against a woman who lost her unborn child after she was shot in a fight. A grand jury indicted Marshae Jones after deciding that the shooter acted in self defense....
06:26 2019-07-04

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
19:01 2019-05-21

Alabama assistant strength coach arrested for second DUI in last 2 ½ years This is Alabama assistant strength coach Josh Chapman’s second DUI charge in the last 2 ½ years after being arrested for the same offence in 2017.       ...
18:39 2019-07-07

Omar fires back at Alabama GOP after it calls for her expulsion from Congress Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday fired back at the Alabama Republican Party after it urged her expulsion from Congress and cited Omar's past controversial comments on Israel....
02:00 2019-08-29

Nick Saban, Alabama's freshmen tackling the unexpected on defense Alabama coach Nick Saban isn't stumped often, but injuries and a trial-by-fire defensive line have tested him and the Tide. Now the unit, anchored by four freshmen, faces a big test against Texas A&M....
19:39 2019-10-08

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids are being exposed, according to documents obtained b...
02:39 2019-06-03

Alabama beats No. 1 seed Oklahoma to stay alive in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Pinch-hitter Caroline Hardy singled to score Kloyee Anderson in the bottom of the eighth and Alabama beat Oklahoma 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series semifinal Sunday. Because Oklahoma was undefeated in the double-elimination tournament and Alabama lost to the Sooners o...
02:13 2019-06-03

Trump says Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama as forecasters insist there is no threat President Trump repeatedly said that Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama, even as forecasters insist the powerful storm will not head in that direction....
05:39 2019-09-02

Rise of populists in Europe resembles eve of WW2, warns London mayor Europe is starting to resemble the situation on the eve of World War Two, with leaders using divisive language to win popularity and spreading hatred against minorities, London Mayor Sadiq Khan warned on Sunday....
17:26 2019-09-01

Teenager shoots dead five family members in Alabama: police A 14-year-old boy shot and killed five family members at their home in Alabama, before throwing away the pistol and calling police, officials said on Tuesday, in the latest high-profile gun crime....
16:00 2019-09-03

Trump Kicks Off British Trip With Tweet Against London Mayor LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London’s mayor. Even before Air Force One touched ...
13:26 2019-06-03

St. Louis mayor announces $100,000 in rewards for arrests in 4 child killings St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson has announced $25,000 rewards for information leading to arrests of the people who killed four children in a rash of shootings this summer....
10:39 2019-08-26

Wyoming mayor: Governor cursed, slammed fists in meeting CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The mayor of Wyoming’s capital city says Gov. Mark Gordon “got in her face” and “used his physical presence in an aggressive and threatening manner” during a meeting last week between the two Republicans. Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr said Monday that ...
21:52 2019-06-03

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal election in the city of Ioannina. Elisaf received 17,789 votes, 235 more than his runoff opponent. He t...
20:39 2019-06-03

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham Palace, in London, for Monday June 3, 2019, on the first day of a three day state visit to Britain. (Toby Melville/Pool via AP) BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and ...
18:26 2019-06-03

Alabama church to screen banned ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding. AL.com reports the First United Methodist Church in Birmingham is hosting the free scree...
17:13 2019-06-03

14-year-old Alabama teen confesses to gunning down his family: cops A 14-year-old boy has confessed to killing his family of five by shooting them with a 9mm handgun in their Alabama home, cops said early Tuesday. The teen called 911 late Monday to say he heard shooting upstairs in the house in Elkmont, according to WAFF. Officers found five people shot, including a...
17:52 2019-09-03

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us? Like, by showing your face when we’re scared or in need of solace? There’s a low-cost way to make people ignore your dereliction and laziness: Just......
15:26 2019-07-20

Alabama Methodist church to screen shunned ‘Arthur’ episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding. AL.com reports the First United Methodist Church in Birmingham is hosting the free ...
13:26 2019-06-03

Horrific moment mayor is tied to truck and dragged through streets The mayor of a Mexican village is pressing attempted murder charges against locals who tied him to the back of a truck and dragged him through the streets for failing to deliver on an election pledge....
02:39 2019-10-10

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the endorsement, making three trips to the tiny southern ...
01:01 2019-06-02

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be devastating” for his party and policies if Democrats retain the seat. Moore lost in the once-...
00:52 2019-05-30

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against the four Democratic congresswomen....
19:52 2019-07-18

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration cost her government....
06:13 2019-07-11

Alabama governor apologizes over blackface episode from student days Alabama Governor Kay Ivey acknowledged on Thursday she wore blackface during a college skit in the 1960s and she apologized for the episode, becoming the latest U.S. politician to be embarrassed by a racially-charged incident from decades ago....
01:26 2019-08-30

Alabama Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in College During a Skit (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is apologizing after a radio interview described her wearing blackface during a college skit in the 1960s. Ivey issued a statement Thursday saying that she does not remember the sketch or ever wearing blackface but wanted to “offer my heartfelt ...
00:39 2019-08-30

Alabama set to execute 46-year-old man convicted of killing minister in 1991 A 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991 is scheduled to be executed in Alabama on Thursday....
14:13 2019-05-30

Khan's just here for the photocall: Ex-Met man attacks Mayor on knife crime Former senior Scotland Yard police officer who helped Sadiq Khan write the policing section of his manifesto has hit out at the Mayor, saying: "He's just here for the photocall."...
08:13 2019-08-01

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
18:39 2019-05-21

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for mayor of the Long Island burg that has habitués, including Isabella Rossellini, Charlie Rose and former Calvin Klein designer Francisco Costa. He’s up...
04:13 2019-05-30

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander-in-chief also took a shot at San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, whom he has feuded with since Hurric...
23:39 2019-07-18

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops all 2020 Dems in NY fundraising Pete Buttigieg has tapped into the New York fundraising scene better than any other 2020 Democratic candidate — and he’ll be back this Labor Day weekend to rake in more big bucks. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor already brought in $3.7 million from New York state — including $2.9 million ...
04:13 2019-08-30

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

10 injured in shooting at Alabama high school football game Ten teenagers were hurt after a shooting at a high school football game in Mobile, Alabama. Five of those hurt were in critical condition, though none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening according to local NBC15. The shooting took place at the city’s Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Chief Law...
21:13 2019-08-31

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist clashed with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. The Valdosta Daily Times reports police escorted 80-year-old Rev. Floyd Rose from a Valdosta city council meeting Thursday after Mayor John Gayle said he ke...
19:26 2019-05-24

Urban Meyer encouraged Zach Smith not to leave for Alabama Former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer encouraged Zach Smith to stay with the Buckeyes in January 2018 after the then-assistant coach was pursued by Alabama, according to texts messages from Meyer to Smith. On Friday, Ohio State released thousands of pages of heavily redacted texts and email that were ...
04:00 2019-08-03

Alabama executes Christopher Lee Price for Christmastime slaying of pastor ATMORE, Ala. — A man convicted of killing a country preacher during a 1991 robbery was put to death by lethal injection in Alabama on Thursday, weeks after he avoided another execution date amid disagreements between U.S. Supreme Court justices. Christopher Lee Price, 46, became the second inmate pu...
10:26 2019-05-31

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
22:01 2019-07-12

Alabama man who served 36 years of life sentence for $50 robbery to be freed Alvin Kennard imprisoned without parole for first-degree robbery under ‘three strikes law’A man from Alabama who was sentenced to life without parole after robbing a bakery of $50.75 in his 20s is to be released after more than three decades in prison. Related: Hurricane Dorian: Florida braces for w...
15:26 2019-08-30

Alabama executes 46-year-old man convicted of killing minister in 1991 Alabama on Thursday executed a 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991, the state's department of corrections said....
05:39 2019-05-31

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of two wives, Mitra Najafi....
02:26 2019-05-30

Former Tory MP Rory Stewart running for Mayor of London as independent Rory Stewart has said he hopes to be a moderate voice as "extremism is taking over our country." He has stepped down from the Conservative Party to run as an independent candidate....
21:39 2019-10-04

Vancouver mayor suggests Bitcoin ATM ban to stop money laundering Vancouver has cryptocurrency growing pains. The city’s police labeled Bitcoin ATMs an “ideal money laundering vehicle,” and its mayor has even suggested a complete ban. Experts and local businesses have instead called for federal money services regulations to be changed to include Bitcoin ATMs, repo...
15:26 2019-06-05

Alabama stung by 'super nests' housing up to 15,000 yellow jackets Massive structures dubbed "super nests" each housing up to 15,000 yellow jackets have again begun appearing in Alabama — and experts warn many more of the car-sized units are likely to pop up throughout the state before the perennial invasion is over....
19:13 2019-07-01

Rosa Parks, Helen Keller to get statues at Alabama Capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Rosa Parks and Helen Keller are soon to have statues on the grounds of the Alabama State Capitol. Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation Wednesday creating a Women’s Tribute Statue Commission to fund, commission and place the statues on the Capitol grounds. Parks was arrested...
21:13 2019-05-29

Alabama woman charged after allegedly stabbing two men at wedding reception A 34-year-old woman, who was intoxicated, has been arrested and charged with second-degree assault after she stabbed two men at a wedding reception this week in Alabama. ...
18:52 2019-07-15

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill released a statement Tuesday saying the state attorney general’s office is investigating the depart...
15:00 2019-05-29

15-year-old dies after falling on first day of work for Alabama roofer, cops say An underage Guatemalan boy died in Alabama Monday after falling nearly 40 feet off of a roof during his first day of on the job as a construction worker.  ...
12:00 2019-07-02

Taiwan party bypasses Foxconn’s ex, picks mayor for 2020 run Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing...
06:39 2019-07-15

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
18:13 2019-07-15

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans red light district overhaul Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawping tourists....
12:52 2019-07-03

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
17:52 2019-07-01

The Latest: Terror, confusion at Alabama park amid shooting AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Sunday killing of an Alabama police officer (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Residents of an Alabama mobile home park described moments of confusion and terror as a gunman fired on authorities, killing one officer and injuring two others. Tammy Klinton says she init...
21:01 2019-05-21

Snake photobombs Alabama girl’s back-to-school picture She might be voted most likely to suc-sssssseed. A wayward snake photobombed a back-to-school picture of a seventh-grader in Alabama who was lining up for the perfect photo next to a tree in Auburn. Brooke Mills, the girl, was posing for a “Summer’s Over” picture on Thursday, according to AL.com. Th...
00:00 2019-08-13

Sharpie-gate continued: Trump doubles down on Dorian's aim for Alabama President Donald Trump, not someone who easily lets things go, doubled down on Thursday on his insistence that Alabama could have been hit by Hurricane Dorian and enlisted his top homeland security adviser to back him up....
04:13 2019-09-06

Public service planned for Bart Starr in native Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A public memorial service is being planned in Alabama for former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr. A statement from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame says an event celebrating Starr’s legacy will be held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham. Th...
18:39 2019-06-06

Alabama on Refusal to Air Gay Wedding Episode of Arthur: 'It Would Be a Violation of Trust' The 22nd season premiere of PBS’s Arthur included a bit of a surprise, as audiences were treated to a beautiful wedding. But Alabama Public Television refused to air it because it was a sex-same marriage....
21:39 2019-05-21

Russian band to stage Planned Parenthood benefit in Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Russian protest band Pussy Riot is planning a concert in Alabama to benefit Planned Parenthood after the state passed the nation’s toughest anti-abortion law. Al.com reports that the feminist band is set to perform July 11 at a music venue in Birmingham. A tweet by ...
15:26 2019-06-06

3 Hospitals in Alabama Forced to Turn Patients Away After Ransomware Attack Three hospitals in Alabama remained closed Wednesday “to all but the most critical new patients” due to a ransomware attack that disrupted medical care. “A criminal is limiting our ability to use our computer systems in exchange for an as-yet unknown payment,” the DCH Health ...
20:52 2019-10-02

Trump reiterates claim Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama President Trump has again insisted Alabama could have been hit by Hurricane Dorian despite government weather experts saying that would not be the case....
03:26 2019-09-06

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in on people in favor of “open borders.”...
06:26 2019-08-02

Alabama law to crack down on false service-animal claims: report Alabama residents who falsely claim their pet is a service animal will face criminal charges under a new law set to take effect next month, according to a report....
05:52 2019-08-15

Alabama lawmakers back chemical castration for child predators Alabama state lawmakers passed a bill that would require child predators to be “chemically castrated” before they leave prison, a report said Tuesday. The bill, which was submitted to Gov. Kay Ivey over the weekend, will require sex offenders convicted of abusing a child under the age of 13 to take ...
06:39 2019-06-05

'We are not alone' in fighting climate change, says Freetown mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Over 90 mayors of the world's biggest cities have signed a Global Green New Deal in Copenhagen this week. Freetown's mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr talks environmental justice, tackling pollution and what gives her hope....
21:13 2019-10-11

The Latest: Michael Hancock wins 3rd term as Denver mayor DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Michael Hancock has won a third term as Denver mayor in a runoff election focused on the impacts of rapid development and population growth. Unofficial returns showed Hancock with a 56%-to-44% lead over ...
06:26 2019-06-05

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
13:13 2019-05-23

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he prefers to focus on is “real life” – and seeing it by walking and talking with almost everyone he meet...
16:39 2019-06-04

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a representative of the United States that can be doi...
16:00 2019-06-04

Snake photo bombs Alabama seventh-grader's picture A wayward snake photobombed a back-to-school picture of a seventh-grader in Alabama who was lining up for the perfect photo next to a tree in Auburn....
09:13 2019-08-12

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
13:13 2019-06-04

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a law making abortion a crime at any stage of pregna...
20:52 2019-05-24

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second liberation of the state....
23:00 2019-08-20

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
03:39 2019-06-04

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
07:13 2019-05-23