For the past year, Gov. Robert Bentley has faced allegations that he had an affair with an aide and misused funds. Now there's a chance he could face two felony accusations.
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Nationwide, the number and pace of executions are down, but states are looking at alternative, previous methods after restrictions have increased making the drugs for lethal injection hard to obtain.
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As tax day approaches, Democratic activists are calling on President Trump to release his taxes. On April 15, critics are planning anti-Trump tax marches across the country.
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Today, the Senate is poised to change its rules to confirm Neil Gorsuch. Also, President Trump has removed his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, from a top national security position.
President Trump is now faced with how to respond after a suspected chemical attack in Syria killed more than 70 people, including children.
Republicans spent hours attacking the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, at a hearing Wednesday. Cordray talks with Rachel Martin about the agency's role.
Senate Republicans are expected to make a rules change Thursday on Supreme Court nominees that would have lasting consequences, and likely change the federal judiciary for years to come.
As tax day approaches, Democratic activists are calling on President Trump to release his taxes. On April 15, critics are planning marches around the country.
Drug legalization advocates and former prosecutors are watching the Justice Department to see how it shifts emphasis on marijuana prosecutions. Attorney General Sessions takes a hard line on the drug.
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The high court will be even more polarized as future nominees become more ideologically extreme. The Senate will also be changed, as will faith in U.S. democratic institutions in general.
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According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the number of people arrested or "deemed inadmissible" along the Southwest border continued to drop in March, after showing sharp declines in February.
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It took a while to get going, but the White House has settled on its alternative narrative to potential connections between the Trump team and Russia's meddling in the U.S. election.
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The bidding period has closed for the companies hoping to design and deliver the president's signature campaign promise. Here's a glimpse of some proposals — from wire mesh to 30-foot pipe organs.
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Congress on Wednesday is set to extend the troubled VA "Veterans' Choice" program that was intended to fix the long wait times that embarrassed VA officials under then-Secretary Eric Shinseki.
The Trump administration has launched an investigation into the cause of trade deficits with U.S. trading partners. But most economists, say Trump appears to misunderstand what a trade deficit means.
Many Chinese wanted Trump for president because they saw him as someone they could cut a deal with. Some also see a chance for China to profit from Trump's distancing the U.S. from traditional allies.
James Baker--who served in two Republican White Houses--is writing about causes that don't figure prominently on the modern Republican agenda. He's advocating a global ban on the sale of ivory.
The U.S. and Iraqi forces are changing tactics to force ISIS from Mosul. Facing stiff resistance and mounting casualties, they're going to slow the offensive and reinforce existing frontlines.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Fisal Itani about the chemical attacks in Syria and what Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's strategy is in using chemical weapons.
The U.N. Security Council holds an emergency meeting to discuss the chemical attacks in Syria.