Briefs

World leaders react to Castro's death

After the death of former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, world leaders from across the globe have had starkly different reactions. According to a statement from his brother and current President, Raul, Castro died at 10:29 p.m. this past Friday night at the age of 90.


Alabama experiences Freeze Warnings

As a high pressure system moves across the Southeast, a large portion of Alabama, including Tuscaloosa and all other counties in central Alabama, experienced the first freeze of the season, with the low temperature in Tuscaloosa reaching 28 degrees 6 a.m.


Trump to pay $25 million settlement

President-elect Donald Trump agreed on Friday to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over Trump University, a for-profit institution with intense sales tactics that allegedly conned students out of thousands of tuition dollars and employed unqualified teachers.