Man: Slashing ‘Baby Donald Trump’ was matter of good versus evil

An Alabama man charged with criminal mischief in the slashing of a towering “Baby Trump” balloon has defended his actions, saying it...

Sheriff Mike Blakely pleads not guilty to indictment

An Alabama sheriff says he is innocent of ethics violations and theft. News outlets report Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely pleaded not guilty...

Bradley Byrne: Serious about corruption? Investigate the Bidens

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, and their Democratic colleagues have spent countless hours and taxpayer dollars to find evidence that President Donald...

Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit go forward

The Supreme Court said Tuesday a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit...

Donald Trump, 2020 Democrat contenders tout efforts to boost veterans

On Veterans Day, President Donald Trump paid tribute to America's troops at a New York City parade as top 2020 Democratic candidates...

APNewsBreak: Pete Buttigieg hopes to name 1st female VA secretary

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for...

Still teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter draws devotees to church

The pilgrims arrive early and from all over, gathering hours before daybreak in an old pecan grove that surrounds a country church....

Danna Hall McCain: Transgender activism puts vulnerable​ children in cross-hairs of...

A recent case in the Texas courts became a catalyst for loud debate regarding the intersection of parental rights and appropriate treatment...

Judge fines Donald Trump $2 million for misusing charity foundation

A judge Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to an array of charities as a fine for misusing his...

Medical cannabis group begins drafting bill

An Alabama commission considering laws about medical marijuana met at the State House to discuss the draft of a medical marijuana bill...

Martha Roby: We will always stand by our American heroes

Each year on Veterans Day, Americans pause to recognize those who have served our country in uniform. Originally known as Armistice Day,...

Michael Bloomberg opens door to 2020 Democratic run for president

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, warning that...

Celebrities join Michelle Obama in voter outreach drive

Election Day is over, but Michelle Obama is still trying to get out the vote. The former first lady announced that Selena Gomez,...

Daniel Sutter: The good and bad economics of plea bargains

Plea bargains let persons accused of crimes plead guilty and receive reduced charges or a reduced sentence. Although some people find the...

Alabama tourism honored for civil rights promotion

Alabama’s state tourism agency is being honored for its work promoting civil rights travel in 14 U.S. states. The office was presented with...

Donald Trump nominates Judge Andrew Brasher to 11th Circuit Appeals Court

President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated U.S. District Judge Andrew Brasher of Alabama to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The nomination...

Jeff Sessions to announce Alabama Senate bid

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce that he is entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, two...

Rauf Bolden: Should Orange Beach ban open & concealed carry...

Shootings happen every day in America. I argue for a common-sense approach at municipal facilities, respecting our After-School Programs like Camp Sunshine...

State Department worried about defending ambassador

The State Department's third-ranking official is expected to tell House impeachment investigators Wednesday that political considerations were behind the agency's refusal to...

Montgomery City Council backs off jail time for helping panhandlers

The city council in Montgomery, Alabama, has rejected a proposal to punish people who give cash to panhandlers with jail time. The Montgomery...