Tuscaloosa County expands pre-K programs

The Tuscaloosa County School Board is finalizing an agreement on Monday night that allows it to more than double the number of students attending pre-K classes.

The Real Global Threat From China’s Eroding Economy

China’s “economic miracle” over the past 35 years has been the envy of many other emerging market countries; indeed, of some advanced countries too. Yet in just over a period of a few weeks, global economic officials are deeply concerned about the policy deftness of China’s leaders and the growth [...]

AL lawmaker calls for Bentley to address allegations surrounding his divorce

The divorce records in Governor Bentley’s divorce case have been sealed, and Bentley told his cabinet on Monday that his political enemies are taking shots at him.

Cramer: Most contentious stock possible

'Mad Money' host Jim Cramer is revealing the most polarizing stock on the averages.

Rep. John Rogers believes toll roads could solve AL’s budget crisis

Alabama needs hundreds of millions of dollars to fill a hole in the general fund budget and Representative John Rogers believes putting in toll roads on the way to the beach is one way to do it.

The Agriculture Bubble Is Bursting : Corn, Pork & Beef Prices Will Sink With It

The USDA reported showed sharp declines in farm incomes, land values, pork prices, dairy prices and more. Expect agriculture commodity prices to continue declining bringing the entire agriculture sector down with it–and perhaps defaults for some farmers too.

Battered tech stocks to buy on weakness

'Fast Money' traders looked at how to play Apple and Twitter after big headlines for both tech companies Monday.

Q&A about decision to change Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

North America's tallest mountain will soon return to its previous name, Denali, more than a century after the Alaska peak was named to honor President William McKinley, who never set foot in the state.

Best Buy gaining ground on Amazon: Report

A new report suggests Best Buy could soon win the pricing wars with Amazon.

Cramer: Stocks still running with bulls

Although the gloom seems palpable in the market, Jim Cramer points out a few stocks that could be safe from the carnage.