Alabama

History

HOLY COW! HISTORY: The Veep Who Didn’t Go to DC – Inside Sources

Remember the old James Stewart classic “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”? A political rookie is appointed U. S. senator out of the blue and then — spoiler alert! — goes to Washington. Nearly 170 years ago, a man became Vice President of the United States without going to Washington. He never even set foot inside

Mass Shootings

Gunman kills 3 seniors over potluck dinner at Alabama church – Associated Press

The 70-year-old visitor had previously attended some services at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church before police say he showed up for a potluck dinner, pulled out a handgun and fatally shot three of the elderly participants, one of whom died in his wife’s arms as she whispered words of love in his ear. Church members were

Politics

GOP primary race for Alabama Senate seat turns bitter

Photo: Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., speaks with reporters Alabama’s Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby has become a bitter high-dollar contest with the three strongest contenders jockeying for the nomination. The leading candidates are U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks who won — and then lost — former

Transgender

Trans kids fear Alabama laws targeting medicine, bathrooms

Photo: In a photo provided by Jeff Walker, 15-year-old Harleigh Walker of Auburn, Ala., is seen during a family vacation Ninth grader Harleigh Walker, 15, spends her time after school like many girls her age: doing homework, listening to Taylor Swift, collecting records and hanging out with friends. But this year, her spring break also

Executions

Man executed for 1996 killing after Supreme Court clears way

Alabama executed an inmate by lethal injection for a 1996 murder on Thursday after a divided U.S. Supreme Court sided with the state and rejected defense claims the man had an intellectual disability that cost him a chance to choose a less “torturous,” yet untried, execution method. Matthew Reeves, 43, was put to death at

Opinion

Opinion – Alabama to Araucanía: Racial Polarization Looks the Same

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] In the USA, the GOP’s share of the white vote is highest in states with the most blacks. Whites in northern states

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