The Postal Service's cuts would close 252 of the nation's 461 mail processing centers beginning next spring. They would result in the elimination of roughly 28,000 jobs.
12/06/2011 09:24 am
Alabama's new immigration law requires public schools to document the legal status of children upon enrollment. As a result, many immigrant families are withdrawing their children from school.
10/01/2011 04:01 pm
Immigration law took a twist Wednesday when a judge upheld a controversial part of an Alabama immigration law that mirrors Arizona's SB 1070. Supreme Court intervention looks likely.
09/28/2011 10:30 pm
A federal court judge in Alabama Wednesday raised questions about whether a recent state law restricting illegal immigration has constitutional merit.
08/24/2011 10:11 pm
07/06/2011 04:33 pm
The president attended the memorial after touring the scene of last week's tornado, which killed at least 120 people in Missouri.
05/29/2011 09:04 pm
The president walked through a destroyed neighborhood before attending a memorial service for those killed in Missouri's deadly tornados.
05/29/2011 04:32 pm
The superfunnels that hit Tuscaloosa, Ala., in late April and Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, are generated by storm systems whose journeys across the country are slowed by a roadblocked jet stream.
05/24/2011 08:21 pm
Violent crimes against hotel employees, as is alleged in the Strauss-Kahn case, are rare, but they do take place. Industry experts say protecting staff and making them feel safe is a priority.
05/18/2011 09:56 pm
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