Alabama

  • Deep freeze across the US, 13 die in winter storms 05-01-2014 09:03 AM

    A deep freeze is spreading across much of the United States. Nearly half the nation and approximately 140 million people will shiver in temperatures of zero or lower by Wednesday. The arctic blast threatens to sweep subzero lows as far south as Alabama and plunge much of the Deep South...
  • Watch: 90-year-old granny celebrates her birthday by skydiving 08-04-2013 09:33 AM

    A woman celebrated her 90th birthday by jumping out of an airplane in Alabama. Dozens of friends from her retirement home were there to cheer her on. ...
  • Tornado losses in billions, Obama pledges help 30-04-2011 06:06 PM

    Tuscaloosa: President Barack Obama promised federal aid on Friday to the tornado-ravaged US South, where deadly twisters have killed at least 339 people and caused billions of dollars in damage. Obama toured smashed homes and met survivors on a visit to the worst-hit state, Alabama. It was one of seven...
  • US storm aftermath: rescue workers face problem 30-04-2011 08:57 AM

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Southerners found their emergency safety net shredded on Friday as they tried to emerge from the US' deadliest tornado disaster since the Great Depression. Emergency buildings are wiped out. Bodies are stored in refrigerated trucks. Authorities are begging for such basics as flashlights. In one neighborhood, the storms...
  • Tornadoes devastate US, killing at least 290 29-04-2011 07:50 AM

    Alabama: Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors on Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. At least 290 people were killed across six states in the US - more than two-thirds of them in Alabama,...
  • Tornadoes, storms rip US, more than 220 dead 28-04-2011 11:04 AM

    Tuscaloosa: Tornadoes and violent storms ripped through seven southern US states, killing more than 220 people as they flattened neighborhoods, flipped cars and toppled trees and power lines, officials said on Thursday. In the deadliest series of tornadoes in nearly four decades in the United States, 131 people were killed...
  • US firm charged with mistreating Indian workers 22-04-2011 01:44 PM

    Washington: A US federal agency has filed a lawsuit against an Alabama based oil rig construction company for alleged demeaning treatment of 500 Indian immigrant workers recruited to work in Mississippi and Texas. Listing numerous complaints of discriminatory conduct by Signal International, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleges that...
  • Eye-witnesses accounts of US tornadoes 02-03-2007 07:15 PM

    CNN gets some eye-witnesses accounts of the tornadoes that hit Alabama, United States, on Thursday. ...
  • Tornado hits southern US, 14 dead 02-03-2007 12:15 PM

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  • This lady campaigns on her cleavage 24-10-2006 04:34 PM

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