Alabama wide receiver Kenny Bell (7) scores a touchdown against Texas A&M during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

No. 1 Alabama beats Manziel, No. 6 Aggies 49-42

AJ McCarron nearly matched Johnny Manziel with four touchdown passes and Vinnie Sunseri returned an interception 73 yards for a score, sidestepping Johnny Football on the way to the end zone, as No. 1 Alabama paid back No. 6 Texas A&M with a 49-42 victory Saturday.…
Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, about the situation in Syria. Kerry said chemical weapons were used in Syria, and accused Assad of destroying evidence. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

US-Russia reach agreement on Syria weapons

After days of intense negotiations, the United States and Russia reached agreement Saturday on a framework to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons by the mid-2014 and impose U.N. penalties if the Assad government fails to comply.…
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Woman shot in leg by ex-husband in McCalla

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT)- Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were called out to a home on the 4300 block of Guys Court in McCalla around 8pm Friday night t...…
Hope and Honor: A Tribute to Four Girls

Hope and Honor: A Tribute to Four Girls

“[The girls] are having a good time. They are doing characteristically what is unique to each girl,” MacQueen said of how the sculpture looks. “It’s like three minutes before the bomb goes off, and there are just these beautiful, happy, wonderful, serious – all sorts of emotions.”…
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Gayle King makes a stop in Birmingham for Empowerment Week events

“What I do remember is it’s one of the first times I say my father cry,” King explained. “We were listening around the radio and I remember asking him what had happened and he said, ‘There’s been a bombing.’ My dad is from Birmingham, so he said, ‘There’s been a bombing in Birmingham and four little girls died.’ I had not concept of what that was.” …
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Despite PSC vote, Ala. Power rates to remain flat

Alabama Power Co. predicts its rates will remain level through 2014 despite the forecast of consumer savings when the state's utility regulatory board approved a new rate plan.…
16th Street Baptist Church as seen from Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Ala.

Choir to voice the words of Birmingham’s ‘unsung’

Seeking inspiration for a musical commission to mark the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, composer Yotam Haber turned to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute's Oral History Project. Combing through the files in the Alabama city, he came across a 1998 interview with Henrietta Tripp. …
In this citizen journalism photo provided by the Local Committee of Arbeen, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a man and woman mourn over the dead bodies of Syrian men after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces, according to activists in Arbeen town, Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Syrian regime forces fired intense artillery and rocket barrages Wednesday on the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus, in what two pro-opposition groups claimed was a "poisonous gas" attack that killed dozens of people. (AP Photo/Local Committee of Arbeen)

UN chemical weapons inspector: Syria report done

The head of the U.N. chemical weapons inspection team says he has completed his report on Syria and will deliver it to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York this weekend.…