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Landmark Signs & Electric New Year's Eve Ball Crew members Nick Bonavita, second from right, and Nick Russomanno, right, install a Waterford crystal triangle on the New Year's Eve Ball during a media event Friday Dec. 27, 2013 on the roof of One Times Square in New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Times Square’s crystal ball gets gleaming new skin

NEW YORK (AP) — Electricians working atop a New York City skyscraper on Friday installed the last of the 2,688 crystal triangles that give the Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball its shimmer, including a […]

12/27/2013

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) looks for a receiver as Auburn defensive end Dee Ford (30) pressures during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama’s McCarron keeps pledge with Heisman trip

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — AJ McCarron finally gets to see New York. The Alabama quarterback made a pact with himself that he wouldn’t go to the Big Apple before he could foot the bill unless […]

12/11/2013

Sister: Deadly shooting was over ‘Bama loss

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekend’s Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didn’t seem upset over the […]

12/02/2013

Alabama defensive back Landon Collins (26) reacts after recovering an Auburn fumble during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Skip Martin)

Davis’ return lifts Auburn past Bama, 34-28

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Chris Davis returned a missed field-goal attempt more than 100 yards for a touchdown on the final play to lift No. 4 Auburn to a 34-28 victory over No. 1 Alabama […]

11/30/2013

(Boeing 777-200X, AP Graphic)

Boeing solicits bids for site of 777X production

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing Co. is soliciting bids from more than a dozen locations that want to build the new 777X airplane. Company spokesman Doug Alder said Saturday that requests for bids began going out […]

11/23/2013

James Davis, 73, stands over the grave of his wife, Patsy, in the front yard of the home they shared in Stevenson, Ala. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves, File)

Remains of wife must be removed from yard

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday rejected an elderly north Alabama man’s appeal to keep the grave of his late wife in the front yard of the home they shared for […]

10/11/2013

(AP Photo)

Judge OKs deal to end Ala. HIV inmate segregation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A federal judge has approved a settlement to end the segregation of HIV-positive inmates in Alabama prisons. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued an opinion Monday saying the agreement isn’t perfect […]

09/30/2013

White sororities admit black students at U. of Ala

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Black women are joining traditionally white sororities at the University of Alabama amid efforts to end racial segregation within Greek-letter social groups, the head of the school said Friday. University President […]

09/20/2013

Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M University quarterback, with his 2012 Heisman Trophy. (AP Photo)

Johnny Football back for Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel is back on the field and back to his brash ways for No. 7 Texas A&M after serving a suspension in the first half against […]

08/31/2013

Fire crews investigate where a UPS cargo plane lies on a hill at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after crashing on approach, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

NTSB: No problem with controls in fatal UPS crash

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Federal investigators said Saturday they haven’t found any problems with the controls in a UPS cargo jet that crashed while landing in Alabama, killing the two pilots. National Transportation Safety Board […]

08/17/2013

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