Florida is scheduled on Thursday to put to death an inmate by injection that includes a drug never before used in a U.S. execution.Mark James Asay, 53, would be the first Florida inmate executed since […]
- Presidential approval ratings: Alabama still loves Trump September 18, 2018At the start of his term, President Trump had a net positive approval rating in 38 states. That number has slipped to 24, according to Morning Consult's August presidential approval ratings.
- Original video series produced by AL.com premieres tonight September 18, 2018The show, Chasing Corruption, features reporters from across the country who have exposed corruption in their local communities.
- Alabama could enlist in Jeff Sessions' war on social media September 18, 2018Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall's Office has reportedly been contacted to attend a Sept. 25 briefing by the Justice Department on a "growing concern" about social media platforms. Critics have said the briefing is to gin up a controversy that will generate enthusiasm among conservatives before the midterm elections. Marshall's Democratic opponent, Joseph Siegelman, argues […]
- Disney extends military ticket deal to Department of Defense civilians, contractors September 18, 2018Disney may soon be a little more magical for some Department of Defense civilians and contractors.
- FluMist nasal vaccine back for 2018 flu season September 18, 2018Patients will have more options when it comes to their flu vaccine this year.
- Which city is the 'Southern Silicon Valley?' Birmingham or Huntsville? September 18, 2018The answer may depend greatly on Alabama's past, and could dictate the state's future.
A Powerball ticket sold in Massachusetts will have won more than $750 million on Wednesday. The ticket matched all six number draw, but has still gone unclaimed to one of the largest in the lottery’s […]
Tuesday millions of people ogled the skies using eclipse viewers, but happens now with the glasses? Another eclipse will cross America in 2024, or you can donate them to other parts of the world, who […]
- Macron injects cash to fix France's healthcare system September 18, 2018President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday promised extra money and more doctors in rural areas to ease pressure on France's hospitals, which are creaking under the weight of budget constraints and closures of clinics outside towns and cities.
- Viking shares soar as liver disease drug succeeds in mid-stage study September 18, 2018Viking Therapeutics Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after its experimental liver disease treatment met the goals of a mid-stage trial by lowering cholesterol and liver fat levels in patients.
- South Africa's highest court gives green light to private use of cannabis September 18, 2018South Africa's highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court's ruling that found the criminalization of cannabis was unconstitutional.
- Sanofi pledges to keep up its restructuring efforts September 18, 2018(This version of the Sept. 14th story has been refiled to add dropped words in fifth paragraph)
- Africa's rapid population growth puts poverty progress at risk, says Gates September 18, 2018Rapid population growth in some of Africa's poorest countries could put at risk future progress towards reducing global poverty and improving health, according to a report by the philanthropic foundation of Bill Gates.
- Many cancer patients' relatives might get gene tests if price is right September 18, 2018(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients' close relatives might be willing to get tests to see if they share genetic mutations that put them at risk for tumors, too, if testing were accessible and affordable, a U.S. experiment suggests.