The number of Alabamians hospitalized with COVID-19-related symptoms is decreasing slightly this week — 2,798 on Monday — after reaching a high of more than 3,084 last week, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health’s dashboard.
President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status, a massive reversal from the Trump administration's harsh immigration policies.
The U.S. Capitol complex temporarily locked down Monday during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration after a fire in a homeless encampment roughly a mile away sent a plume of smoke into the air and caused security concerns in an already jittery city.
By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Basketball Writer Gonzaga and Baylor maintained their grip on the top two spots in The Associated Press men’s basketball poll Monday. If third-ranked Villanova ever plays a game, perhaps it will make a run a them. The Bulldogs again racked up all but the two first-place votes that went to the...
The entire Capitol complex in downtown Montgomery has been barricaded off with multiple layers of security, as a combination of city and state police prepare for protests associated with Inauguration Day on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Mayor Steven Reed said Montgomery police have been coordinating with state and federal authorities to prevent and respond to any...
Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, there were no reports of any clashes.
Republicans remain poised to block most of Biden's proposals, just as they thwarted much of President Barack Obama's efforts on Capitol Hill. But 50/50 control permits action on special legislation that can't be filibustered, and momentum for the popular parts of COVID-19 relief could easily propel an early aid bill into law.
U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.
Frustration, Confusion mark early vaccine rollout; State houses prepare for possible violence; Judge deems transgender license policy unconstitutional; GOP parrot far-right talk of civil war; Le Fleur: AL’s environment best it’s been
War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump's supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war.
By Lance LeFleur Director, Alabama Department of Environmental Management As the director of the state agency charged with safeguarding Alabama’s environment, I have great respect for and deep appreciation of our state’s wonderful natural resources and rich biodiversity of species and habitats, including many that are unique to Alabama. Protecting human health and those environmental...