First District congressional race: who's in, who's out (updated)
MOBILE, Ala. - It's going to be a circus.U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner's announcement that he will resign from Congress on Aug. 15 wasn't just a surprise to his constituents in Alabama's First Congressional District. It marked a tectonic shift that...
Don't call it a wheelchair, it's a Movi (photos and video)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Move over wheelchair, make room for the Movi.The Movi is a new patient transport chair invented because a University of Alabama at Birmingham hospital executive saw a need to better control injuries occurring when patients were being...
Obama heckled during speech by protester, who says 'I'll probably get in again' (videos)
The heckler is Medea Benjamin, a co-founder of Code Pink, a group opposed to U.S. military actions. She was advocating for the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison and an end to drone strikes
Mistrial in penalty phase of Jodi Arias case, new jury to be selected; how would you vote? (poll)
CNN is reporting that a source with knowledge of the jury's vote said there was an 8-4 split in favor of sentencing Arias to death. How would you have voted?
A nation reacts, via Twitter, to Boy Scouts allowing openly gay youth in organization
More than 60 percent of the 1,400 voting members of BSA’s National Council cast ballots to approve the proposal. Celebrities and politicians among those who chime in.