Alabama

Arts, Culture & Media

Fake accents, well-done, can make all the difference

When it comes to accents, they paint a picture in people's mind. And they can make or break the character. That's born out in real life and on the silver screen. Renée Zellweger was widely praised for her English accent in Bridget Jones’s Diary -- and Radovan Karadžić managed to evade authorities for years, in part through a fake accent.

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Environment

Oil hits Alabama's coastline

News of oil hitting Alabama's coastline has local residents worried about its effects on their community. Some state politicians believe the media is exaggerating what is actually happening, causing residents to worry and hurting business unnecessarily.