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  • AL.com Editorial Board urges voters to reject Roy Moore, endorses Doug Jones for U.S. Senate

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The three biggest newspapers in Alabama have a message for their readers: “Stand for Decency, Reject Roy Moore.” The Alabama Media Group stripped the editorial across its Sunday front pages. The unusual step comes 10 days after misconduct allegations first surfaced against Moore, the Republican nominee for the state’s Senate seat. The editorial doubles as an endorsement of Moore’s opponent, Democrat Doug Jones. It appears in The Birmingham News, Mobile Press-Register and The Huntsville Times and […]

  • AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young dies at 64

    (CNN) — AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young has died after battling dementia for several years, the band announced Saturday. He was 64. Young died at home with his family at this bedside, the band said in a statement. Young, along with his brother Angus, founded the legendary rock band in 1975 in Australia. “Renowned for his musical prowess Malcolm was a songwriter, guitarist, performer, producer and visionary who inspired many,” the statement said. “From the outset, he knew what […]

  • Governor Kay Ivey says she still intends to vote for Roy Moore

    (CNN) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Friday she plans to vote for Republican Roy Moore in the state’s Senate special election on December 12. Speaking with reporters in Alabama, Ivey said she has “no reason to disbelieve” the women who have accused Moore of sexual abuse. “I certainly have no reason to disbelieve any of them. The timing is a little curious, but at the same time, I have no reason to disbelieve them,” Ivey said. Still, she said, […]

  • Tesla’s semi-truck, not out until 2019, already has orders

    (CNN Money) — Tesla finally unveiled its oft-delayed electric semi-truck Thursday night. And even though production isn’t expected to start on it until 2019, companies are already placing orders for Elon Musk’s big rig. Walmart told CNBC Friday that it has made orders for fifteen semi-trucks in the U.S, and Canada, with the hopes that it will help Walmart lower emissions and meet other sustainability goals. “We have a long history of testing new technology — including alternative-fuel trucks — […]

  • White House: President Trump thinks Alabama voters should decide Moore’s fate

    (CNN) — White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said President Donald Trump finds the allegations against Roy Moore “very troubling” and believes Moore’s fate should rest in the hands of Alabama voters. “The President believes that these allegations are very troubling and should be taken seriously and he believes that the people of Alabama should make a decision on who their next senator should be,” Sanders said Thursday. The Washington Post published a report last week based on interviews with more than […]

  • Woman says Senator Al Franken groped, kissed her without consent in 2006

    (CNN) — A woman said Thursday that Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken groped her and kissed her without her consent in 2006 while she was on a USO Tour overseas. Leeann Tweeden is now a morning news anchor on TalkRadio 790 KABC in Los Angeles and posted her story in a lengthy post on the station’s website. The alleged incidents happened before Franken was elected to the Senate in 2008 and was seated in 2009 following a recount. Tweeden described the […]

  • Ivanka Trump slams Roy Moore over allegations

    (CNN) — Ivanka Trump spoke out for the first time against embattled Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of pursuing sexual relationships with teenagers when he was in his early thirties. Her father, President Donald Trump, meanwhile, has largely stayed mum on the issue. “There’s a special place in hell for people who prey on children,” Trump told The Associated Press in an interview otherwise focused on tax reform published Wednesday. “I’ve yet to see a valid explanation and […]

  • Indiana dentist says patient is lying about full mouth extraction

    COLUMBUS, Ind.  — An Indiana dentist says a patient and the patient’s wife are lying about a procedure in which the patient had all of his teeth removed. During an exclusive interview with WXIN Sunday, Dr. Aaron Strickland, at White River Dental in Columbus, presented a consent form for a full mouth teeth extraction signed by Donny Grigsby March 15.  Strickland says Grigsby signed the document with encouragement from his wife, Amanda, before the procedure began. “The claims that we have got […]

  • Military widow honors husband with Veterans Day baby gender reveal

    (CNN) — On Veterans Day you usually see the colors red, white and blue, but people celebrating with Cassie Lohrey saw pink. She chose Veterans Day to reveal the gender of her baby, whose father died in a military plane crash in Mississippi in July 2017. “I wanted to honor her daddy on this special day,” Lohrey told CNN. “Veterans Day is a big deal for us every year, but this year it’s extra special.” Lohrey married Navy corpsman Ryan Lohrey in […]

  • RNC pulls out of funding agreement with Moore campaign

    (CNN) — The Republican National Committee has withdrawn from a joint fundraising agreement with Roy Moore, according to a Federal Election Commission filing posted Tuesday, as the GOP establishment continues to break ties with the Alabama Senate candidate. The National Republican Senatorial Committee was the first to drop itself from the agreement, which benefits Moore’s campaign, ending its participation last Friday, according to FEC filings. The Alabama Republican Party and Moore’s official senatorial campaign are now the only two entities listed on the joint […]

  • Australia votes to legalize same-sex marriage

    AUSTRALIA – Australia has said “yes” to legalizing same-sex marriage after a controversial two-month long national postal survey. Results released early on Wednesday morning revealed 61% of the population voted to allow same-sex marriage. It is the beginning of the end for a long-running campaign to allow marriage equality in Australia, something already legal in the majority of English-speaking countries worldwide. But even ahead of the release of the results, conservative politicians inside the Australian parliament were preparing for a […]

  • At least 5 are dead in California shooting spree at multiple scenes including elementary school

    (CNN) — The gunman appeared to select his targets randomly: a mother driving with her children, a squat schoolhouse in rural Northern California, where students and teachers were starting their day. At least five people are dead, including the attacker, after shootings Tuesday morning in at least seven locations in remote Tehama County, about 125 northwest of Sacramento, Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said. Police fatally shot the lone gunman after a killing spree that appears to have begun with a […]