Debbie Elliott

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Gulf Coast Residents Already Feeling Impact Of Tropical Storm Gordon

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Residents along the northern Gulf of Mexico are preparing for a strong tropical system. Tropical storm Gordon is expected to bring heavy rain, flooding and possible tornadoes from the Florida panhandle to Louisiana.

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The World Says Goodbye To Aretha Franklin, The 'Queen Of Soul'

Friday, August 31, 2018

Thousands are expected at Friday's funeral for the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Family and invited guests celebrated her life inside the church while the community continued its tribute outside.

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Remembering The Queen Of Soul In Detroit

Friday, August 31, 2018

In Detroit, Aretha Franklin gets her final sendoff — in the vintage, white Cadillac hearse that once carried civil rights icon Rosa Parks. Her fans have been celebrating the Queen of Soul all week.

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News Brief: DOJ Sides Against Harvard, Remembering John McCain And Aretha Franklin

Friday, August 31, 2018

The Justice Department has backed a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University illegally discriminates against Asian-Americans. And mourners are paying tribute to John McCain and Aretha Franklin.

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Detroit Says Goodbye To Aretha Franklin

Friday, August 31, 2018

Detroit says goodbye to Aretha Franklin at her funeral today. Services will be live-streamed, in the culmination of a week-long tribute to the singer whose voice and soul touched millions.

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Dressing For A Queen: Aretha Franklin Fans Pay Tribute To The Late Singer

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Fans are paying tribute to Aretha Franklin by dressing the part. The Queen of Soul is lying in repose Wednesday in Detroit where there are many hats with bows and fancy dresses on display by fans.

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'She Was Our Queen': Fans Pay Their Final Respects To Aretha Franklin

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Fans gather in Detroit to remember how Franklin's music marked milestones in the nation's history and in their own lives.

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High Fashion Meets Southern Hospitality

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Designer Billy Reid hosts his annual "Shindig" in his hometown, Florence, Ala. It's a celebration of design, music, food and art that Reid hopes will showcase the soul of the Shoals region.

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Charlottesville Marks One Year Since Deadly White Supremacist Rally

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Across Charlottesville, Va., people are remembering last year's violent and deadly rally organized by white nationalists. Students, community leaders and others are marking the occasion with vigils.

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'Unite The Right' Rally Forced Charlottesville To Rethink Town's Racial History

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Charlottesville, Va., is bracing for the anniversary of last summer's deadly white nationalist rally.

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Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer's Mother Picks Up Her Baton

Thursday, August 09, 2018

"They tried to kill my child to shut her up," Susan Bro told mourners last August. "Well, guess what? You just magnified her!"

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Voters In Florida's Panhandle Still Have Faith In Trump's Foreign Policy

Friday, July 20, 2018

President Trump has faced backlash this week as he's tried to clarify his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Republicans in Congress say he's making a mistake by cozying up to an American enemy. But in the conservative Florida panhandle, voters still have faith in Trump's foreign policy.

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London's Royal Academy Of Arts Celebrates 250 Years Of Showcasing Contemporary Works

Friday, June 22, 2018

Summertime in London means aspiring artists have a chance to see their work showcased alongside more famous names at the venerable Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition. The popular show is celebrating its 250th anniversary with a display called "Art Made Now" that includes 1,300 works that range from the whimsical to the overly political.

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Why Some Of Brexit's Remainers Won't Give Up The Fight

Friday, June 08, 2018

As the British government struggles to reach a deal to leave the European Union, activists are determined to halt Brexit. They're calling for a new referendum. But in the two years since the first vote, public sentiment hasn't changed much.

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Ireland Voted To Allow Abortion. But It's Still Strictly Banned In Northern Ireland

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

The recent abortion referendum in Ireland is setting off calls for change in neighboring Northern Ireland, which still has strict laws on the procedure that date to Victorian times.

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Repeal Of Abortion Ban In Ireland Sets Off Calls For Change In Northern Ireland

Monday, June 04, 2018

Abortion rights supporters are calling for an end to Northern Ireland's stringent abortion ban, after Ireland voted to repeal a constitutional amendment banning most abortions. But with no functioning government in Belfast, it's up to British Prime Minister Theresa May to push through abortion reforms in British-ruled Northern Ireland.

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British Prime Minister Faces Pressure To Reform Northern Ireland's Abortion Laws

Monday, May 28, 2018

Pressure is mounting for British Prime Minister Theresa May to reform Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws. Members of her own Conservative party are joining the Labour Party to call for change after Friday's vote in Ireland to liberalize abortion restrictions.

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How A Mule Train From Marks, Miss., Kicked Off MLK's Poor People Campaign

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. chose Marks as a starting point for the economic justice fight because of the entrenched poverty he saw there. Today, poverty remains a challenge in Marks.

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New Lynching Memorial Is A Space 'To Talk About All Of That Anguish'

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opens Thursday in Montgomery, Ala., and includes monuments to victims of lynchings. Organizers say it's time "to confront the brutality."

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Lynching Memorial In Alabama Will Reflect On U.S. History Of Racial Terror

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opens in Montgomery, Ala., this week and is devoted to the victims of lynching. It reflects on the nation's history of racial terror, from slavery to the more than 4,000 African-Americans lynched between 1877 and 1950.

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