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Alabama: A state in the United States
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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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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Alabama

Alabama's capital elects its first black mayor [Video]Alabama's capital elects its 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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Maguire confirmed whistleblower could testify freely [Video]Maguire confirmed whistleblower could testify freely

Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire on Thursday gave the House Intelligence Committee his assurance that once security clearances are given to the whistleblower's counsel that the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Lindsey Graham Defends Trump Over Hurricane Dorian Criticism [Video]Lindsey Graham Defends Trump Over Hurricane Dorian Criticism

Sen. Lindsey Graham said he doesn’t care about President Donald Trump’s comments on Hurricane Dorian. According to Business Insider, Graham refers to Trump saying the hurricane would hit Alabama...

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"Fake news": Trump on NOAA flap [Video]"Fake news": Trump on NOAA flap

President Donald Trump is denying any suggestion he or his acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney tried to get federal government forecasters to disavow their work on the projected path of Hurricane..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:32Published

NOAA head defends agency after Trump Dorian tweet [Video]NOAA head defends agency after Trump Dorian tweet

The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday defended a regional National Weather Service (NWS) office in Alabama that told residents the state was not at risk from..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

NOAA Told Staff To Not Contradict Trump's False Forecast [Video]NOAA Told Staff To Not Contradict Trump's False Forecast

Donald Trump tweeted hat Hurricane Dorian would be “one of the largest hurricanes ever.” He said it would hit South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama and told everyone to be careful...

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NOAA To Staffers: Don't Cross Trump [Video]NOAA To Staffers: Don't Cross Trump

A top NOAA official warned staffers not to contradict President Donald Trump’s false claims about Hurricane Dorian’s path. HuffPost reports the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Sharpiegate: Trump Reportedly Told Coast Guard Admiral To Back Him Up [Video]Sharpiegate: Trump Reportedly Told Coast Guard Admiral To Back Him Up

Business Insider reports a U.S. government official has taken some of the blame in 'Sharpiegate.' Sunday, President Donald Trump claimed Hurricane Dorian was likely to hit Alabama. When contradicted,..

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Courtesy of AP [Video]Courtesy of AP

US President Donald Trump raised eyebrows in the Oval Office when he held up what appeared to be an altered Hurricane Dorian map.It was a map showing what appeared to be a hand-drawn half-circle that..

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Alabama man freed after serving 36 years for $50 robbery [Video]Alabama man freed after serving 36 years for $50 robbery

Alvin Kennard was sentence to life without parole in 1983 for stealing $50 from a bakery, but on Wednesday he got a second chance at life. Jonah Green has more.

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Alabama governor apologizes for blackface incident [Video]Alabama governor apologizes for blackface incident

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..

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US hospitals turn away patients as ransomware strikes

Three hospitals in Alabama were forced to close their doors to all but the most critical new patients.
BBC News - Published

U.S. House panel probes Commerce Secretary Ross over Trump Dorian tweet kerfuffle

A U.S. House panel on Wednesday opened an investigation into U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' potential role in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's decision to rebuke an Alabama..
Reuters - Published

NOAA chief defends Alabama office after Trump Dorian tweet

The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday defended a regional National Weather Service (NWS) office in Alabama that told residents the state was not at risk from..
Reuters - Published

Trump Dorian tweets: Weather staff 'faced sacking threat' over Alabama

The US commerce chief had threatened firings at the federal weather agency, the New York Times says.
BBC News - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Sharpie-gate? Trump shows apparently altered hurricane map

U.S. President Donald Trump showed a map of Hurricane Dorian's projected path on Wednesday that appeared to have been altered with a Sharpie pen to include the state of Alabama, which was never in..
Reuters - Published

Hurricane Dorian: Trump map mysteriously loops in Alabama

President Trump insisted Alabama was in the storm's path, despite forecasters disagreeing.
BBC News - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Alabama teen admits killing five family members

The 14-year-old's father, stepmother and siblings are reportedly among those killed in the shooting.
BBC News - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Ilhan Omar reveals racist threat to shoot her at state fair

Ilhan Omar speaks out as an Alabama Republican says she should "go back to Somalia".
BBC News - Published

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

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

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