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Alabama ignores Moore’s rants, certifies Jones as Senator

Democrat Doug Jones’ historic victory over Republican Roy Moore was declared official Thursday as Alabama election officials certified him the winner of the special Senate election earlier this month, despite claims of voter irregularities...

Moore tries lawsuit to reverse Alabama Senate loss

Republican Roy Moore filed a lawsuit to try to stop Alabama from certifying Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of the U.S. Senate race. The court filing occurred about 14 hours ahead of Thursday’s meeting...

Most Alabama GOP leaders stick with Moore

Most Republicans leaders in Alabama say they plan to vote for Roy Moore on Tuesday, despite sexual misconduct allegations against the former judge that have prompted others around the country to say he should...

Alabama voters face tough choices

With two weeks to go until the Alabama election for U.S. Senate, Kathie Luckie of Hoover said she is “teetering” with her choice. A Republican, she usually supports the GOP candidate. But she said Roy...

Alabama uses states’ rights to fight gay marriage

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's judicial building office overlooks Montgomery's Dexter Avenue, a history-soaked thoroughfare topped by the Alabama Capitol where Jefferson Davis was inaugurated president of the Confederacy and where the Rev. Martin...

Gay marriage arrives in parts, but not all, of Alabama

Gay marriage arrived to parts of Alabama on Monday — but not to others — after the state's chief justice sought to put the weddings on hold, echoing familiar southern refrains of resistance to...

Obstructionist Alabama justice tries to stop gay marriage

Tori Sisson and Shante Wolfe camped in a blue and white tent outside the Montgomery County Courthouse during the early hours Monday, hugging and talking excitedly of getting married soon. They hoped to be the...

‘Selma’ actors help others celebrate MLK holiday

Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., one of many events around the nation ushering in Monday's federal holiday for the...