Tornadoes sweep across southeastern U.S., killing at least three: officials

(Reuters) – Tornadoes swept across swaths of the southeastern United States killing at least two people in northern Alabama and one person in Louisiana, tearing roofs off buildings, splintering... Read more »

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will seek U.S. Senate seat: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jeff Sessions, a former attorney general forced out by President Donald Trump, will announce on Thursday he is running next year to regain his old U.S.... Read more »

Birthplace of U.S. civil rights movement elects first black mayor

(Reuters) – 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,... Read more »

Birthplace of U.S. civil rights movement elects first black mayor

(Reuters) – 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,... Read more »

Sharpie-gate? Trump shows apparently altered hurricane map

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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... Read more »

Motive elusive in Alabama boy’s slaying of his family

(Reuters) – 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... Read more »

U.S. appeals court signals sympathy to bid to strike down Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls to overturn the ruling of... Read more »

U.S. appeals court to take up constitutionality of Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – The future of Obamacare could be at stake on Tuesday when a coalition of Democratic-led states and House of Representatives urge a federal appeals court... Read more »

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

(Reuters) – 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... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand ‘double jeopardy’ protections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to separately charge people for the same underlying crime, a... Read more »