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Alabama Archives faces its legacy as Confederate ‘attic’
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Alabama Archives faces its legacy as Confederate ‘attic’

Hundreds of memorials glorifying the Confederacy had been erected by the time Marie Bankhead Owen built what may have been the grandest: The Alabama Department of Archives and History, which cataloged a version of the past that was favored by many Southern whites and all but excluded Black people.

AP Top 25: No. 12 Miami rises; Marshall jumps into rankings
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AP Top 25: No. 12 Miami rises; Marshall jumps into rankings

By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer A week before Big Ten teams become eligible again for The Associated Press college football poll, No. 25 Marshall is ranked for the first time since 2014 and Miami jumped to No. 12 after a conference road victory. Clemson remained a nearly unanimous No. 1 in the...

2020 Watch: Is this suddenly a new election?
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2020 Watch: Is this suddenly a new election?

By STEVE PEOPLES, AP National Political Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 43 Days to first debate: 8 ___ THE NARRATIVE The October surprise of 2020 came early. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg injects another...

Trump promises to replace Ginsburg with a woman – and soon
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Trump promises to replace Ginsburg with a woman – and soon

President Donald Trump is promising to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider the pick without delay.

Rescue and recovery along the Gulf coast
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Rescue and recovery along the Gulf coast

Across southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, homeowners and businesses began cleaning up, and officials inspected bridges and highways for safety, a day after Sally rolled through with 105 mph winds, a surge of seawater and 1 to 2 1/2 feet of rain in many places before it began to break up.

Trump pivots to culture appeal in Wisconsin
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Trump pivots to culture appeal in Wisconsin

President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric on cultural issues, aiming to boost enthusiasm among rural Wisconsin voters as he tries to repeat his path to victory four years ago.