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Alabama: State of the United States of America
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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How college students can bridge American divides: 'Study abroad' in Alabama or New York

Colleges should offer students chances to study in states and regions far from their comfort zones. It would be healthy for them and our democracy.
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NASA says it is planning on sending humans back to the moon by 2024

NASA has moved a step closer in resuming human space missions since the program was shuttered in 2011. CBS News' Marc Liverman reports from Huntsville, Alabama, where NASA announced it will manage the..
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Videos for Alabama

The Five Worst States In America To Have A Baby [Video]The Five Worst States In America To Have A Baby

A new report from the personal finance website WalletHub ranks the best and worst states to have a baby. According to HuffPost, rankings were based on metrics like hospital delivery charges and infant..

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GOP claims 'go back' tweets about policy, not race [Video]GOP claims 'go back' tweets about policy, not race

Republicans argued that tweets by the president attacking Democratic lawmakers were about those Congresswomen's policies, not their racial and ethnic backgrounds, as Donald Trump continued to face..

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Biden compares Trump to segregationist Wallace [Video]Biden compares Trump to segregationist Wallace

Joe Biden, a former U.S. vice president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared Republican President Donald Trump to the late George Wallace, a prominent supporter of racial segregation. Rough..

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Joe Biden Likens Trump To Racist George Wallace [Video]Joe Biden Likens Trump To Racist George Wallace

According to Reuters, former U.S. Vice-President and Democratic presidential hopeful, Joe Biden didn't hold back his feelings about President Donald Trump, when making a campaign stop in California. He..

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Model rockets launched to mark Apollo 11 anniversary [Video]Model rockets launched to mark Apollo 11 anniversary

Thousands of model rockets launched in Huntsville, Alabama on Tuesday, 50 years after the Apollo 11 crew blasted off for the Moon.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:40Published

AT&T Outage Impacts Emergency Services Calls And Texting In Several States [Video]AT&T Outage Impacts Emergency Services Calls And Texting In Several States

A widespread outage affected AT&T network customers on Tuesday, impacting services for thousands of subscribers. Customers complained of issues with sending text messages and many reported not being..

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Man W/ Meth-Fueled Attack Squirrel Arrested [Video]Man W/ Meth-Fueled Attack Squirrel Arrested

The Huffington Post reports an Alabama man with a squirrelon meth has been arrested. He wasn't arrested for animal cruelty, however. The man is named Mickey Paulk and is 35-years-old. but not because..

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Supreme Court Declines Alabama Bid to Revive Abortion Restriction [Video]Supreme Court Declines Alabama Bid to Revive Abortion Restriction

According to Reuters, the U.S. Supreme Court declined a new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned..

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Alabama Woman Charged After Losing Unborn Baby After Being Shot In Fight [Video]Alabama Woman Charged After Losing Unborn Baby After Being Shot In Fight

(Reuters) - An Alabama woman was charged with manslaughter over the death of her unborn child after she was shot in a dispute with another woman in December that police said the pregnant woman started,..

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NASA picks Alabama space center for moon lander program

The lander is a critical element in NASA's plans to return astronauts to the moon in 2024
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NASA chief announces Alabama facility as moon spacecraft headquarters

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday said Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama will serve as headquarters for the U.S. space agency's program to build a spacecraft to put astronauts back on..
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Alabama fan who killed Auburn trees not paying up

The Alabama fan who pleaded guilty to poisoning oak trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner has not been making court-ordered payments.
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Millionth decorated dog, TV set mystery, Washington mural: News from around our 50 states

Schools officials say grid can’t handle box fans in Maryland, Alabama man restarts 50-state mowing mission alongside cops, and more
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SEC preseason power rankings: Alabama the best of the best conference but has company at top

USA TODAY Sports is ranking every Power Five league from its best team through its worst. Next up is the Southeastern Conference.
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Heat Wave Sweeps Through Southern United States

Millions of people across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee faced excessive heat warnings and high humidity.
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Alabama linebacker Josh McMillon out 'indefinite period' with knee injury

Josh McMillon, an expected starting linebacker for Alabama, will miss significant time due to a knee injury from a scrimmage Saturday.
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8/11: CBS Evening News

Investigations into Jeffrey Epstein's death continue; A neighbor's nasty note takes a kind turn as community helps Alabama woman.
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Neighbor's nasty note takes a kind turn as community helps Alabama woman

A nasty note about a woman's "eyesore" of a yard in Pinson, Alabama, riled up the community. However, the note got the job done in an unexpected way. Elaine Quijano has the story.
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A man broke into a woman's house in Alabama with a gun, police say. She countered with a pot of hot grease

Larondrick Macklin, 31, was arrested in Alabama after police say he broke into a woman's home with a gun. She defended herself with hot grease.  
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Ex-Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said in texts that assistant Zach Smith offered job at Alabama

Former Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer said in 2018 text that he told assistant Zach Smith "to stay" after Smith was offered a job at Alabama.
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Police officer staged attack against himself, chief says

Alabama police officer staged shooting to make it look like he was under attack, police chief says
CBS News - Published

Travis Barker slams Echosmith drummer, 20, for hitting up his 13-year-old daughter

Echosmith drummer Graham Sierota, 20, is apologizing for sending inappropriate messages to Travis Barker’s 13-year-old daughter, Alabama.
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Clemson is No. 1 in preseason Amway Coaches Poll for first time in school history

Clemson is starting where it finished. The Tigers are the preseason No. 1 team in the Amway Coaches Poll after beating Alabama for the national title.
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29 cats killed at shelter: "These dogs just went on a rampage"

Two city officials say an Alabama animal shelter's outdated equipment allowed two pit bulls to fatally maul 29 cats
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29 cats fatally mauled by 2 dogs at Alabama shelter

Two city officials say an Alabama animal shelter's outdated equipment allowed two pit bulls to fatally maul 29 cats. CBS affiliate WTVY-TV reports the dead cats were found Thursday by workers at the..
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From Akron to Alabama, NFL has taken show on the road

From Akron to Alabama, the NFL has sure taken the show all over the road for nearly a century
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GOP Rep. Martha Roby announces she won't run for reelection

The Alabama Republican announced her decision on Twitter
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A drug dog had an allergic reaction while sniffing around an Alabama prison and died

Jake died Saturday after developing pneumonia from a Thursday allergic reaction to an unknown substance.  
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Amazing gift makes dad leap into son's arms

Diantae from Dothan, Alabama saved for months to get his father a brand new car. He wanted to show his dad how much he means to him.
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Back-to-school sales tax holidays: These 16 states are giving families a tax break

Sixteen states have sales tax holidays with Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee having tax-free days in July. Thirteen other states have their holidays in August.
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Model rockets launched for Apollo 11 anniversary

Thousands of model rockets launched in Huntsville, Alabama, for Apollo 11 anniversary. (July 16)  
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An underwater forest is complicating the two-week search for a missing woman's body

An underwater forest with trees as tall as 60 feet is hampering the search for the body of a woman who was thrown off a boat in Alabama.  
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Alabama tops list of 10 story lines to watch for this week's SEC Football Media Days

The SEC's annual four-day talk show renews Monday, when the conference's media days begin in Hoover, Alabama. Here are 10 storylines to monitor.
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'Kill the problem': Leaders resign over Alabama mayor's homophobic Facebook post

Leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after the mayor posted a homophobic Facebook comment about "killing out" gay and transgender people.
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Prosecutors drop charge against woman charged in unborn child's death

An Alabama woman who was shot in the stomach during a fight will not be charged with manslaughter for the death of her unborn baby. The case surrounding Marshae Jones captured national attention after..
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Charges dropped for woman who lost fetus

An Alabama district attorney has dropped the manslaughter charge against a woman who lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight. (July 3)  
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Pregnant woman who lost unborn child in shooting will not be charged

An Alabama woman who was shot and suffered a miscarriage will no longer be charged with manslaughter for the death of her unborn child. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins CBSN to discuss.
CBS News - Published

Alabama prosecutor drops charges against woman who lost fetus after being shot

Alabama prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges against a woman who lost her unborn baby in her fifth month of pregnancy when she was shot during an altercation in a case that has brought national..
Reuters - Published

Manslaughter Charge Dropped Against Alabama Woman Who Was Shot While Pregnant

The case of Marshae Jones, who was indicted over the death of the fetus she was carrying when she was shot, had stirred outrage across the country.
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Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet 'attack squirrel' named Deeznutz charged with wildlife offense

An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called "attack squirrel" he considered a pet has been charged with wildlife offense.  
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Wasps are building "super nests" in Alabama

These insects are responsible for nearly all of the stinging deaths in the United States
CBS News - Published

Charge against Alabama woman who lost fetus in shooting 'defies logic': attorney

Attorneys on Monday urged an Alabama court to throw out a criminal charge against a woman whose fetus died after she was shot during a dispute, calling the state's legal rationale "flawed and twisted"..
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Attorneys challenge 'twisted' charge against Alabama woman who lost fetus in shooting

Attorneys on Monday urged an Alabama court to throw out a criminal charge against a woman whose fetus died after she was shot during a dispute, calling the state's legal rationale "flawed and twisted"..
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'Completely unreasonable': Lawyers seek to dismiss case against Alabama woman whose fetus was shot

Lawyers defending a woman indicted for manslaughter after a gunshot wound to the stomach killed her fetus say the charges should be dismissed.  
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‘You Have to Go by the Law’: Alabamians Defend Arrest of Woman Whose Fetus Died in Shooting

The indictment of a woman in the shooting death of her fetus has sparked outrage across the country. But in Alabama, many people consider it just.
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Yellow jacket 'super nests' the size of a small car could be coming to Alabama

Researchers say the colonies can grow to the size of a Volkswagen Beetle.
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Officials Warn of Wasp ‘Super Nests’ in Alabama

A colony can grow to be as big as a Volkswagen Beetle and can have 15,000 wasps. The last time scientists saw such an unusually high number of enormous nests was in 2006.
NYTimes.com - Published

Alabama prosecutors weigh manslaughter indictment of woman who lost fetus in shooting

Eight weeks after an Alabama grand jury indicted a woman for manslaughter over the loss of her fetus in a shooting she was accused of provoking, a state district attorney's office said on Friday it was..
Reuters - Published

Alabama district attorney may not pursue charges against woman whose unborn baby was shot

Marshae Jones was indicted this week on manslaughter charges after her unborn child was shot and killed.
USATODAY.com - Published

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method

The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. (June 28)  
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News

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