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Sat, 08/23/2014 - 5:37am

The state has some of the country's most overcrowded — and troubled — prisons. Alabama is also home to a thriving life skills program...

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 5:28am

With grand, provocative installations, Cai Guo-Qiang addresses the degradation of the country's environment in a popular exhibit at a...

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 2:30am

The Scottish vote next month but it's not entirely clear whether they would keep the pound and the BBC. And then there's the naval base...

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:51pm

The death of Eric Garner, like the shooting of Michael Brown, sparked protests. But the reaction in New York has been entirely peaceful...

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:25pm

As the situation quiets down in Ferguson, Mo., some political observers are asking why it took President Obama so long to publicly weigh...

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:09pm

Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because...

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:51pm

The attack, which killed more than 60 worshippers at Friday prayers, is the latest sectarian violence to rock the deeply divided country...

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:43pm

As attitudes toward homosexuality shift in the U.S., many gay men say that's created not just more legal freedoms but also greater...

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:06pm

The death of Brazil's Socialist Party presidential candidate created an opportunity for his running mate, Marina Silva. Her entry into...

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:06pm

There has been no bigger sports star lately than Mo'ne Davis. The 13-year-old pitcher charmed — and dominated — on the mound in the...