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Alabama: State of the United States of America
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th largest by area and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. states. With a total of 1,500 miles (2,400 km) of inland waterways, Alabama has among the most of any state.

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Nasa picks headquarters for Moon lander

A Nasa facility in Alabama will play a key role in sending astronauts to the Moon's surface in 2024.
BBC News - Published

NASA chief announces Alabama facility as moon spacecraft headquarters

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday said Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama will serve as headquarters for the U.S. space agency's program to build a spacecraft to put astronauts back on..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Alabama

The Five Worst States In America To Have A Baby [Video]The Five Worst States In America To Have A Baby

A new report from the personal finance website WalletHub ranks the best and worst states to have a baby. According to HuffPost, rankings were based on metrics like hospital delivery charges and infant..

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GOP claims 'go back' tweets about policy, not race [Video]GOP claims 'go back' tweets about policy, not race

Republicans argued that tweets by the president attacking Democratic lawmakers were about those Congresswomen's policies, not their racial and ethnic backgrounds, as Donald Trump continued to face..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:08Published

Biden compares Trump to segregationist Wallace [Video]Biden compares Trump to segregationist Wallace

Joe Biden, a former U.S. vice president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared Republican President Donald Trump to the late George Wallace, a prominent supporter of racial segregation. Rough..

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Joe Biden Likens Trump To Racist George Wallace [Video]Joe Biden Likens Trump To Racist George Wallace

According to Reuters, former U.S. Vice-President and Democratic presidential hopeful, Joe Biden didn't hold back his feelings about President Donald Trump, when making a campaign stop in California. He..

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Model rockets launched to mark Apollo 11 anniversary [Video]Model rockets launched to mark Apollo 11 anniversary

Thousands of model rockets launched in Huntsville, Alabama on Tuesday, 50 years after the Apollo 11 crew blasted off for the Moon.

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AT&T Outage Impacts Emergency Services Calls And Texting In Several States [Video]AT&T Outage Impacts Emergency Services Calls And Texting In Several States

A widespread outage affected AT&T network customers on Tuesday, impacting services for thousands of subscribers. Customers complained of issues with sending text messages and many reported not being..

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Man W/ Meth-Fueled Attack Squirrel Arrested [Video]Man W/ Meth-Fueled Attack Squirrel Arrested

The Huffington Post reports an Alabama man with a squirrelon meth has been arrested. He wasn't arrested for animal cruelty, however. The man is named Mickey Paulk and is 35-years-old. but not because..

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Supreme Court Declines Alabama Bid to Revive Abortion Restriction [Video]Supreme Court Declines Alabama Bid to Revive Abortion Restriction

According to Reuters, the U.S. Supreme Court declined a new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned..

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Alabama Woman Charged After Losing Unborn Baby After Being Shot In Fight [Video]Alabama Woman Charged After Losing Unborn Baby After Being Shot In Fight

(Reuters) - An Alabama woman was charged with manslaughter over the death of her unborn child after she was shot in a dispute with another woman in December that police said the pregnant woman started,..

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NASA picks Alabama site as HQ for human moon lander program: sources

The head of NASA is set to announce plans on Friday to name the U.S. space agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama as headquarters for its human lunar lander program, signaling progress in its..
Reuters - Published

Are women in Alabama about to lose the right to abortion?

Alabama residents Kandi and Dina talk about what the ban would mean to them and why they have such polarising views.
BBC News - Published

Alabama prosecutor drops charges against woman who lost fetus after being shot

Alabama prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges against a woman who lost her unborn baby in her fifth month of pregnancy when she was shot during an altercation in a case that has brought national..
Reuters - Published

Charges dropped against shot pregnant mum

"There are no winners in this case, only losers in the sad ordeal," said the Alabama prosecutor.
BBC News - Published

Charge against Alabama woman who lost fetus in shooting 'defies logic': attorney

Attorneys on Monday urged an Alabama court to throw out a criminal charge against a woman whose fetus died after she was shot during a dispute, calling the state's legal rationale "flawed and twisted"..
Reuters - Published

Attorneys challenge 'twisted' charge against Alabama woman who lost fetus in shooting

Attorneys on Monday urged an Alabama court to throw out a criminal charge against a woman whose fetus died after she was shot during a dispute, calling the state's legal rationale "flawed and twisted"..
Reuters - Published

Alabama prosecutors weigh manslaughter indictment of woman who lost fetus in shooting

Eight weeks after an Alabama grand jury indicted a woman for manslaughter over the loss of her fetus in a shooting she was accused of provoking, a state district attorney's office said on Friday it was..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Alabama woman charged after losing unborn baby in shooting

After losing her child in a shooting, the woman has been arrested - despite not being the shooter.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Woman who lost unborn child after being shot in stomach charged with manslaughter in Alabama

Shooter who pulled the trigger during fight walked free, while police blamed victim for starting the argument
Independent - Published

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition

Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next..
Reuters - Published

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death

A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several..
Reuters - Published

Chemical castration brought in for some paedophiles in Alabama

chemical castration brought in for some paedophiles in alabama
Convicted child sex offenders would undergo the procedure to qualify for parole.
BBC News - Published

Alabama mayor called for 'killing out' gay people

alabama mayor called for 'killing out' gay people
Mark Chambers reportedly lumped "homosexuals" and "transvestites" together with "baby killers".
BBC News - Published

South Carolina man found guilty of murdering his five children

A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

US groups sue Alabama over 'extreme' abortion ban

us groups sue alabama over 'extreme' abortion ban
The lawsuit was expected and is part of a conservative strategy to re-examine federal abortion law.
BBC News - Published

Clotilda wreck: 'Last US slave ship' found in Alabama

clotilda wreck: 'last us slave ship' found in alabama
The wreck of the Clotilda, which smuggled slaves to the US, is found after a year-long search.
BBC News - Published

Last known ship to bring slaves to U.S. discovered in Alabama

The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the United States has been discovered in Alabama's Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a historical commission said on..
Reuters - Published

The US abortion battle explained in three minutes

the us abortion battle explained in three minutes
Alabama banned all abortions but what does that mean for women across the US going forward?
BBC News - Published

Alabama police arrest suspect in shooting death of officer

A man sought for the shooting death of an Auburn, Alabama, police officer and the wounding of two others was arrested without incident early on Monday after a brief manhunt that had the community on..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would..
Reuters - Published

Indiana abortion cases ripe for U.S. Supreme Court action

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday could act on appeals seeking to revive two Republican-enacted abortion restrictions from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would ban the..
Reuters - Published

One Alabama officer dead, another critical, manhunt underway for shooter

A manhunt was underway early Monday after an Alabama police officer was shot and killed, another critically wounded and a third injured at a trailer home park, officials said.
Reuters - Published

Trump breaks silence amid Alabama abortion ban row

trump breaks silence amid alabama abortion ban row
He outlined "strongly pro-life" views on abortion, amid a row over strict new laws passed in several states.
BBC News - Published

Alabama abortion ban: Should men have a say in the debate?

alabama abortion ban: should men have a say in the debate?
Many of the US states passing abortion bans have male-majority legislatures - does that matter?
BBC News - Published

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United..
Reuters - Published

Alabama abortion ban: 'I had to give birth to my rapist's child'

alabama abortion ban: 'i had to give birth to my rapist's child'
Dina says Alabama's ban on abortion even in cases of rape and incest treats women as "an incubator".
BBC News - Published

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws

Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion.
Reuters - Published

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama

The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive..
Reuters - Published

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder

A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a..
Reuters - Published

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law

A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy..
Reuters - Published

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law

Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court..
Reuters - Published

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