Rebecca Rakowitz


Trump tax demonstrations draw large crowds

Tens of thousands of activists joined together on Tax Day over the weekend to demonstrate in cities across the country and demand the release of President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

United Airlines CEO felt ashamed after viral video

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz said on Wednesday that he felt “shame” when he saw the viral videos of a passenger being dragged from his seat on a Sunday night flight. He apologized to passenger David Dao, his family, flight passengers and United Airlines' customers and employees.

Tide Hop, April 1981: The University's 150th birthday

The University of Alabama, which opened on April 12, 1831, celebrated its 186th birthday yesterday. While 186 is a substantial number and worthy of recognition and reflection, the UA community was much more eager to celebrate the University’s 150th birthday in 1981. 

Walmart salads recalled in southern states

A Fresh Express Walmart salad has been recalled after two people in Florida found a dead bat in their salad. The affected product is a five-ounce containers of Organic Marketside Spring Mix have the production code G089B19, a best-if-used-by date of APR 14, 2017 on the front label, and UPC code 6 8113132897 ...

Alleged felon escapes jail

 A man who allegedly tried to kill a Florence, Alabama, police detective escaped from jail this weekend.