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In Birmingham, The Debate Over Confederate Monuments Is Renewed After Charlottesville.

Birmingham, Ala., has a complicated relationship with racism. Some of the most notable events from the Civil Rights era took place in the city. Now, there's renewed debate about the fate of the city's Confederate monuments.

- NPR - US

Southern anger: Nazis, KKK 'hijacking' Confederate debate.

CHULAFINNEE, Ala. — White Southerners who equate Old South symbols with regional pride rather than hate are even more on the defensive since neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and other extremists became the face of the fight over Confederate monuments.

- Yahoo! News - US

Presumed dead: Lisa Theris spent a month in wilderness surviving on berries.

By Chris Spargo The Alabama woman who spent a month in the woods opened up about her ordeal in an interview with NBC 12 while showing off her horrific injuries.Lisa Theris, 25, said she spent 25 days desperately looking for a...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

WATCH: Woman who survived alone in the woods speaks out.

Lisa Theris, 25, told "GMA" she used a walking stick to help find her way out of an Alabama forest after being lost for nearly one month. Police continue to investigate her disappearance.

- ABC News - US

Young woman recounts weeks-long survival in Alabama wilderness.

Lisa Theris was found naked and ill along an Alabama highway last Saturday.

- ABC News - US

Survey: Putin more trustworthy than Trump, say Germans, other US allies.

People in a number of US-allied nations trust Vladimir Putin more than Donald Trump when it comes to handling foreign affairs, according to a new survey. The results show a significant lack of confidence in both leaders.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Blighted Atlanta Constitution Building poised for $40 million mixed-use makeover.

Invest Atlanta is negotiating a proposal to turn a blighted building at 143 Alabama Street in Five Points into a 67,000-square-foot mixed-use affordable housing complex.

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Free Alabama Movement and its Queen Team salute SF Bay View on eve of Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March.

On the weekend of Aug. 19, 2017, a historic event, the Millions for Prisoners March will take place in Washington, D.C., to bring awareness to a constitutional injustice and a banquet to honor and celebrate 41 years of service of the San Francisco Bay View newspaper. In the midst of this fight for freedom, it is an honor to ...

- San Francisco Bay View - US

WATCH: Moore, Strange advance to GOP runoff in Alabama special election.

Incumbent U.S. Senator Luther Strange and former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore have advanced to a runoff election in Alabama's GOP primary, the AP projected Tuesday night.

- ABC News - US

Confederate monument debate continues in the South as statues are torn down and hidden.

In Birmingham, Alabama, workers raised a plywood wall around the city's Confederate memorial. The city's mayor, William Bell, said the monuments don't belong in his city - a debate playing out across the South. Omar Villafranca reports from Birmingham.

- CBS NEWS - US

Ousted chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate race.

Ousted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is trying to play usurper to deep-pocketed Republican forces after making a runoff with incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in the state's Senate primary.

- WRAL.com - US

Alabama AG Sues Birmingham, Mayor For Covering Confederate Monument

The attorney general of Alabama sued the city of Birmingham and its mayor on Wednesday over their effort to block a Confederate monument with plywood walls, AL.com reported Wednesday. Following Saturday’s protest in Charlottesville, Virginia against the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a ...

- TPM News - US

Alabama senator says he can't criticize Trump's press conference because he was too busy to watch it

Appointed Sen. Luther Strange , who came in second in Tuesday's GOP primary, went on Fox News Wednesday to explain how he plans to win next month's primary runoff against opponent and former state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore. But if he was expecting an easy interview from host Trish Regan, he was mistaken; Regan ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Alabama AG Sues Birmingham, Mayor Over Confederate Monument Barricade

A group is threatening to sue the city of Birmingham over the possible removal of a Confederate monument in Linn Park, AL.com reported Wednesday.

- Newsmax - US

Moore, Strange in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. " Sen. Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are headed to a Republican primary runoff to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.The two men, who represent...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Alabama Attorney General sues Birmingham for hiding Confederate monument

The city began placing the wood around the monument Tuesday evening.         

- USA TODAY - US

Alabama sues Birmingham for covering up Confederate monument

Alabama's attorney general is suing the City of Birmingham and its mayor for obscuring a historically significant monument in a downtown park

- ABC News - US

In Alabama, Senate Republicans have tied themselves to Trump. At what cost?

Republicans are horrified by Trump's moral equivalence on white supremacy. But he remains popular in Alabama, and they will rely on him to promote their colleague, Sen. Luther Strange.

- Washington Post - US

10 Commandments judge forces runoff in Alabama Senate race

Alabama's Ten Commandments judge, Roy Moore, has forced a Senate primary runoff against Sen. Luther Strange, who was backed by President Donald Trump. The outcome sets up a September showdown between the Republican party's cultural conservatives and those now running Congress.

- WRAL.com - US

Archinaut Project conducts first large-scale 3D build in space-like environment

Huntsville AL Aug 16, 2017 Archinaut, a NASA Technology Demonstration Mission project developing cutting-edge technology to build and assemble complex hardware and supersized structures on demand in space, achieved an unprecedented milestone this summer. "To our knowledge, this is the first time additive manufacturing has ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

SHIIVER tank arrives at NASA's Marshall Center for spray-on foam insulation

Huntsville AL Aug 16, 2017 A technical challenge that NASA is working to solve is how to maintain very cold liquid propellants to be used as fuel for deep space missions. Heat intercept concepts such as advanced insulation blankets, foam insulation and vapor-based cooling will be evaluated with the Structural Heat Intercept ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

10 Commandments judge forces runoff in Alabama Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama's Ten Commandments judge, Roy Moore, has forced a Senate primary runoff against Sen. Luther Strange, who was backed by President Donald Trump. The outcome sets up a September showdown between the Republican party's cultural conservatives…

- Billings Gazette - US

Momentum building to remove Confederate monuments

Baltimore, Birmingham, Alabama, Gainvesville, Florida among latest to do it post-Charlottesville, despite controversy

- CBS NEWS - US

Trump-backed candidate for Senate heads to Alabama run-off

A Republican candidate backed by President Donald Trump for a U.S. Senate seat from Alabama is expected to finish a distant second in a primary election on Tuesday, but will still have enough votes to advance to a run-off, local news projected. In the election for the seat vacated by Republican Jeff...

- The Raw Story - US

Factbox: Trump on Twitter - Kim Jong Un, Amazon

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : - Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Morning Digest: Roy Moore and Luther Strange advance to GOP runoff in Alabama

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, and David Beard. Leading Off ● AL-Sen: On Tuesday night, former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore edged ...

- Daily Kos - US

BuzzFeed News partners with election data startup Decision Desk HQ to provide live coverage of US elections in 2018

Benjamin Mullin / Poynter: BuzzFeed News partners with election data startup Decision Desk HQ to provide live coverage of US elections in 2018  —  Last night, BuzzFeed News political editor Katherine Miller talked over the finer points of Alabama politics with Brandon Finnigan as green and red hearts ghosted up the ...

- Mediagazer - US

Ten Commandments judge faces runoff in Alabama Senate race

Alabama's famed Ten Commandments judge, Roy Moore, has forced a Senate primary runoff with president-backed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, setting up a September showdown that could be closely watched for … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Reagan Once Went After Racists, Individuals With 'Perverted Notions'

President Ronald Reagan in 1981 famously attacked racism and bigotry three months after a black man was lynched in Alabama.

- Newsmax - US

Trump Today: Trump Today: President blames Amazon for 'great damage' to retailers

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blamed online retailer Amazon for great damage' to U.S. retailers, said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was wise' to pull back on his plan to launch missiles at Guam and congratulated the top two finishers in Alabama's Republican Senate primary.

- Marketwatch - US

Trump-backed candidate fails to avoid runoff in Alabama Senate race

Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore and Sen. Luther Strange failed to get 50 percent of the vote; Trump endorsed Strange

- CBS NEWS - US

Momentum to remove Confederate monuments building

Baltimore, Birmingham, Alabama, Gainvesville, Florida among latest to do it post-Charlottesville, despite controversy

- CBS NEWS - US

Trump-Backed Candidate Comes in 2nd in GOP Primary

Sen. Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are headed to a Republican primary runoff to fill the US Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The two men, who represent different factions within the Alabama Republican Party, will face off in a Sept. 26 runoff,...

- Newser - US

What to know about Alabama special election

Sen. Luther Strange and judge Roy Moore face a runoff race in Sept. to determine who will earn the Republican nomination to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions's Senate seat. Here's what you need to know.

- Washington Post - US

Trump's Pick Comes 2nd in GOP Senate Primary

Sen. Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are headed to a Republican primary runoff to fill the US Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The two men, who represent different factions within the Alabama Republican Party, will face off in a Sept. 26 runoff,...

- Newser - US

Firebrand judge Moore forces runoff in Alabama Senate race

- Townhall.com - US

Firebrand judge Moore forces runoff in Alabama Senate race

Alabama's famed Ten Commandments judge, Roy Moore, has forced a Senate primary runoff with president-backed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, setting up a September showdown that could be closely watched for clues about Republicans' prospects in 2018 midterm elections.

- WRAL.com - US

Trump, McConnell will try to avoid Alabama embarrassment

Their candidate, Luther Strange, starts a six-week GOP runoff as the underdog after his second-place finish Tuesday.

- POLITICO - US

With help from Trump, Alabama senator heads to runoff in a race that has divided the GOP

With a strong push from President Trump, Alabama Sen. Luther Strange secured a runoff spot late Tuesday in the Republican primary for his seat. The senator now faces top vote-getter Roy Moore, the outspoken former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. Moore's horseback ride to the polls Tuesday...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Alabama education superintendent responds to low evaluation

- Education Week - US

Luther Strange, Roy Moore head to GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was twice removed from his judicial duties, forced a primary runoff Tuesday against Trump-backed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in a race likely to be closely watched for clues about Republicans' prospects in 2018 midterm elections. Despite being buoyed...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The Latest: Strange, Moore head to runoff in GOP Senate race

The Latest on Alabama's special primary election for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions : 9 p.m. Sen. Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Moore, Strange in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was twice removed from his judicial duties, forced a primary runoff Tuesday against Trump-backed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in a race likely to … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

US woman missing for a month found in dense woods surviving on berries and mushrooms

Lisa Theris was covered in scratches and bug bites when she was found in Midland, Alabama.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

GOP in Alabama Senate race head for runoff

Former Alabama Supreme Court justice Roy Moore and Sen. Luther Strange failed to get 50 percent of the vote

- CBS NEWS - US

The resistance goes rural as local activists, many of them women, organize in Trump country

A shout out to Washington Post reporter Rhonda Colvin for giving us a great look at some of the rural organizing taking place across the country. Resistance groups popping up in places like South Dakota, Ohio, and Alabama are notable for their impact, their growing numbers, and also the composition of their membership, as ...

- Daily Kos - US

Moore, Strange in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

- Townhall.com - US

WATCH: Senate special election primary in Alabama a test for Trump and McConnell

Candidates for Jeff Sessions' former seat include Sen. Luther Strange, Rep. Mo Brooks and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore

- ABC News - US

Moore, Strange advance to GOP runoff in Alabama special election

- ABC News - US

'Unite The Right': Charlottesville Rally Represented Collection Of Alt-Right Groups

Last weekend, white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville, Va., under one banner: "Unite the Right." But in reality, it was a patchwork of different alt-right groups attempting to show a unified front. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Professor George Hawley of the University of Alabama about the current landscape of ...

- NPR - US

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