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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said she believes there should have been exceptions for rape or incest in Alabama's new law.
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After a flurry of new legislation, women in Georgia and Alabama aren't sure what's still legal in their state
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Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states..
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The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion..
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Lahren claimed she was wrongfully fired in 2017 for voicing her support for abortion rights
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Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers’ final day in session Friday,..
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On Friday Missouri is expected to join Alabama in the wave of states passing anti-abortion legislation. Missouri's bill outlaws abortion after eight weeks of..
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Don Johnson in Tennessee and Michael Brandon Samra in Alabama both received lethal injections Thursday night for separate crimes
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When asked if he had any final words, Michael Brandon Samra prayed.
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A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the..
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A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted, along with his friend, of killing his friend's father, the..
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Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero.
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A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and..
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Alabama Democratic Sen. Doug Jones, who is up for re-election, slammed his state's new restrictive abortion law, calling it "shameful and callous.''
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Here's the latest for Thursday May 16th: Trump to introduce new immigration plan; Alabama's governor signs abortion bill; Police officer and firefighter shot in..
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The Alabama measure, which is the most recent to be signed into law, will ban abortions in almost all cases except where a woman's health is in danger.
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Prominent Christian televangelist Pat Robertson said Alabama's abortion ban is "extreme."
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A precise timeline can’t be calculated, but lawsuits are certain.
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Alabama is now the first state in decades to make abortion a crime in almost every case. Gov. Kay Ivey signed a controversial bill calling for doctors who..
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At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.
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Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a..
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Alabama's governor signs a new law banning nearly all abortions, while other states move to challenge Roe v. Wade. Also, a helicopter clearly in distress spirals..
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Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restrictive.
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the bill into law on Wednesday night
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.
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Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by..
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The Alabama abortion law is one of the most restrictive in the U.S.
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