Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:11:35 GMT
U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.More >>
U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying Tuesday that he was in a car that was struck and that six people died.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:42:39 GMT
Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
Opening statements in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial began Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince a judge that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt...More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:22:14 GMT
Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario.More >>
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation involving a photographer, his...More >>
Voters in four Alabama counties are going to the polls to fill three vacancies in the Alabama House of Representatives.
House District 31 in Elmore and Coosa counties is having a Republican runoff between Mike Holmes and Jimmy Collier. The winner has no Democratic opposition.
Voters in part of Jefferson County are choosing between Anthony "Alan" Johnson and Arthur Shores Lee in the Democratic runoff for House District 53. The winner faces Republican Willie "W.A." Casey in March.
Voters in part of Mobile County are deciding whether Republican Margie Wilcox or Democrat Stephen Carr will represent District 104.
The polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The special elections were originally scheduled Jan. 28, but Gov. Robert Bentley delayed them one week due to the ice storm.
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