Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

COVID-19 relief, a $1.4 trillion catchall spending package, and defense policy — and a final burst of judicial nominees — dominate a truncated two- or three-week session occurring as the coronavirus pandemic rockets out of control in President Donald Trump’s final weeks in office.
  • Coronavirus

  Fauci: US may see ‘surge upon a surge’ of virus in weeks ahead

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see a “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus over the coming weeks.

TOP STORIES

Suspect in custody after church burglary leads to officer involved shooting

  Local restaurant using outdoor dining tents to add more outdoor seating

When should you throw away Thanksgiving leftovers?

Tuscaloosa bars prepare for Iron Bowl weekend

Anniston teams up with nonprofit to shuttle people in need to warm hotel rooms

Starting Monday, Nov. 30, the Anniston Parks & Recreation Department will work to shuttle those in need of shelter to hotels throughout the area that The Right Place has secured through the use of emergency hotel vouchers.
  • Coronavirus

  Moderna asking US, European regulators to OK its virus shots

Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators Monday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection.

LSU to host Bama Dec. 5; Ole Miss game to be rescheduled

  FIRST ALERT: Tracking lots of rain and storms, plus a blast of much colder air for next week!

5000 Alabama students haven’t shown up for any sort of class

COVID-19 in custody: Alabama ranks 9th for inmate deaths

  Birmingham Police PSA on holiday shopping safety

Birmingham Christmas tradition begins lighting up downtown tonight

’It’s such a blessing’: Family of 7 gets Christmas assistance through Montgomery program

Authorities working to identify skeletal remains discovered in Jefferson Co.

  • National

Retired firefighter reunites with stranger who saved him from fiery crash

The retired firefighter faced a long recovery period, including more than a month in the hospital, but he’s thankful for the stranger who jumped in and saved his life.

SPORTS

UAB adds game with Middle Tennessee after 3 straight cancelations

MORE TOP STORIES

Auburn makes history with weekend games against No. 1 teams

Health officials offer advice for shopping safely during the holiday weekend

  Black Friday shoppers already lining up

  Doctors say so far, seasonal flu cases are lower than normal

Warrior man falls to his death while taking photo in Smoky Mountains

Officials report the man fell about 50 feet.
  • National

Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desert

A mysterious monolith found in a desert canyon in Utah has been removed by an unknown party.

Hoover Police are ready to protect shoppers this holiday season

  ADPH: More than 3,500 people have died from COVID-19 in Alabama, with more than 249K positive cases, more than 161K recoveries

Arrest in cold case of Birmingham man’s murder

  Nursing home residents, families urged to take extra precautions if gathering for Thanksgiving

WEST ALABAMA

Tuscaloosa bars prepare for Iron Bowl weekend

  Man will attend his 61st Iron Bowl

Crews getting Bryant-Denny ready for Iron Bowl

EAST ALABAMA

  Man will attend his 61st Iron Bowl

Gadsden entertainment complex to open Saturday

Hokes Bluff man arrested on child pornography charges

GOOD DAY RECIPES

  Flying Biscuit Cafe: Chocolate Biscuit Bread Pudding

  The Flying Biscuit: Pumpkin pancake and praline sauce

  The Bitter Socialite: Cantaloupe Martini