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Obama: 'No excuse' for health care signup problems

By Julie Pace and Jack Gillum, Associated Press WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday offered "no excuses" — and little explanation — for the...

News at a Glance

America’s New Senator By LeNá Ferguson-Powe The United States Senate has a new member. On October 16 Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker was elected to...

NAACP Board of Directors Holds Final Board Meeting of the Year

Lorraine C. Miller named Interim President and CEO While Search for Next President and CEO Commences LAS VEGAS, Nev.– The National Association for the Advancement...

National Take-Back Initiative

The Birmingham Police Department reports that it will participate with the National Take-Back Initiative. The initiative is a nation-wide event aimed at collecting and...

100 DAYS OF NONVIOLENCE

   A campaign challenging young people in our community to commit to at least 100 days of no violence, bullying or negative behavior is...

Volunteers Needed in Birmingham to Help Local Residents with Tax Filing

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Volunteers, including bilingual persons, are needed to work at tax help sites in the Birmingham area during the 2014 tax filing...

Wenonah Celebrates 40 Years

photo credit: Winthrop Nall   Wenonah High School  Class of 1973 celebrated 40th Class Reunion at the Embassy Suites, Highway 150 on October 11-13. Congratulations...

One Man's Opinion

  Reminder: I told you so When I wrote this article during the summer that Auburn was going to a major bowl game I must have received...

The President’s Portfolio of Fearmongering

By Hughey Newsome As the dreaded government shutdown continues and America somehow manages to make it without the assistance of non-essential federal employees, a crisis...

The Shutdown's Consequence

  By Benjamin Todd Jealous The federal government shutdown is approaching three weeks. At the time of this writing, the shutdown has already furloughed hundreds of thousands of...

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