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Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th largest by area and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. states. With a total of 1,500 miles (2,400 km) of inland waterways, Alabama has among the most of any state.

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Enslaved Africans smuggled into Alabama in the schooner Clotilda founded Africatown after the Civil War. Now residents want to raise the wreck from under the..
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Green Bay Packers football legend Bart Starr, who quarterbacked the team to five NFL championships including wins in Super Bowl I and II, died on Sunday in..
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Former Green Bay Packers QB Bart Starr, 85, died Sunday in Alabama. The Hall of Famer had been in failing health since suffering a stroke in 2014.
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The divisive issue of abortion is not only widening the gulf between Democrats and Republicans, it’s also sowing division within the parties.
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Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to the hospital after catcher Mary Iakopo's forceout attempt hit her in face, but she is doing well.
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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all..
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Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)
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Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's near-total ban and 4 that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.
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Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit on Friday to stop Alabama from implementing a new law which would make abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, even in..
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The ACLU and Planned Parenthood have filed a lawsuit challenging Alabama's near-total ban on abortion, which the governor signed last week.
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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all..
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The lawsuit was expected and is part of a conservative strategy to re-examine federal abortion law.
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The legislation would ban nearly all abortions in the state
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The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.
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Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling For every action there’s a reaction, especially when societies are collapsing. As for America, it entails..
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Alabama, Georgia, and Ohio's abortion laws threaten to undo Roe v. Wade and drag Democrats down in 2020 elections, giving Donald Trump the advantage.
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CBSN Originals traces the beginnings of a new women's movement in the American South.
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Top politicians in Alabama have joined in publicly calling for the U.S. Supreme Court to review Roe v Wade in the wake of the state passing the most severe..
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Researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. Remains of the Gulf schooner Clotilda were..
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The Clotilda, the last known slave ship to come to the United States, has been found nearly 160 years after its illegal voyage to Alabama.
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The wreck of the Clotilda, which smuggled slaves to the US, is found after a year-long search.
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Is it legal for a woman to have an abortion in Australia? What kinds of caveats apply? And could we ever lose that right?
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The Clotilda sailed for less than half a year in 1860 but illegally transported 110 enslaved people from Benin, Africa to Mobile, Alabama
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The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the United States has been discovered in Alabama's Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately..
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President Trump suggested Alabama's near-total ban on abortion is too restrictive, as White House officials warn similar laws could energize Democratic voters..
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Alabama banned all abortions but what does that mean for women across the US going forward?
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Alabama Public Television opted not to air a recent episode of the children's show "Arthur" depicting a gay wedding, according to reports.
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Demonstrators march to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s newly approved abortion ban, chanting “my body, my choice!” and “vote them..
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Two cultural projects that examine the Alabama city’s role in the civil rights movement are drawing throngs of visitors and encouraging a surge of downtown..
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The episode had people talking across the country – but kids in Alabama never saw it
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President Trump has distanced himself from Alabama's strict new abortion law, saying there should be exceptions for rape, incest and the life of the mother. That..
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In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what..
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Thousands took to the streets in the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday to rally against the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades
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A man sought for the shooting death of an Auburn, Alabama, police officer and the wounding of two others was arrested without incident early on Monday after a..
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Here's the latest for Monday May 20th: Trump warns Iran not to threaten U.S.; Swedish prosecutor wants Julian Assange detained; Demonstrators march against..
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages..
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A manhunt was underway Monday in Alabama for a man accused of shooting three police officers in the college town of Auburn.
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday could act on appeals seeking to revive two Republican-enacted abortion restrictions from Indiana, even as debate rages over a..
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A manhunt was underway early Monday after an Alabama police officer was shot and killed, another critically wounded and a third injured at a trailer home park,..
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Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers  declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest.
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At least one reportedly dead and two said to be wounded, one critically; state issues Emergency BLUE Alert for suspect Grady Wilkes
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A senior White House official said the president likely wouldn't have signed the Alabama law if he were governor
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand joins moderator Margaret Brennan to talk about the anti-abortion law passed in Alabama and the Trump..
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He outlined "strongly pro-life" views on abortion, amid a row over strict new laws passed in several states.
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On the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for women in the state: abortion..
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In a series of tweets Saturday, Trump seemed to suggest the Alabma law might have gone too far.
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Alabama authorities say a high school graduation party fueled by alcohol spiraled out of control early Saturday, leaving one person dead.
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Missouri is a pen-stroke away from enacting one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. It comes one day after Alabama's governor signed another..
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Cannes, France - Actress Eva Longoria said restrictive abortion laws passed in Alabama and Missouri are a threat to women, with stars set to protest against the..
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