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Weather service: 8 tornadoes hit Alabama, killing at least 5
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Weather service: 8 tornadoes hit Alabama, killing at least 5

By KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press A string of deadly tornadoes roared through Alabama on Thursday, toppling trees, demolishing homes and knocking out power to thousands, part of a broad swath of violent weather sweeping across the Deep South. At least five fatalities and an unknown number of injuries were reported. The confirmed deaths were in...

Biden open on filibuster change
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Biden open on filibuster change

President Joe Biden at his first news conference left the door open to backing fundamental changes in Senate procedure to muscle key parts of his agenda like immigration and voting rights past Republican opposition "if there's complete lockdown and chaos."

In Senate race, combative Brooks leans into Trump ties
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In Senate race, combative Brooks leans into Trump ties

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, who helped lead GOP objections to President Donald Trump's loss and came under fire for remarks he made preceding the attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Wednesday stressed his support for Trump as he began his Senate bid but declined to commit to supporting Sen. Mitch McConnell for GOP Senate leader.