George W. Bush was the 43rd President of the United States. A kicker on the University of Alabama football team, who wears uniform number 43, received a note from George W. Bush after a rough performance against Auburn University.
The Common Core has made some strange bedfellows as supporters and critics alike cross usual party lines in debate over the educational standards. When it comes to Common Core, forget the old allegiances.
Alabama has granted posthumous pardons to the last three of nine black men convicted in 1931 of raping two white women. The saga of the Scottsboro Boys yielded landmark US Supreme Court decisions about racial justice.
The US Department of Defense is tearing apart multibillion-dollar incinerators in four states, which were used to destroy tons of deadly nerve gas and other chemical weapons. Technology other than incineration will be used to neutralize chemical agents.
Four black women were admitted to traditionally all-white sororities at the University of Alabama Friday. Earlier this month, two black women were passed over by all-white sororities because of pressure from alumnae.