School officials from throughout Alabama are expected to gather in Tuscaloosa this week for an education conference, with state schools Superintendent Tommy Bice as the main speaker for the annual State of Our Schools luncheon at the Hotel Capstone tomorrow at 11:30am.

Attorneys for Cari Searcy and Kimberly McKeand of Mobile filed a request in federal court for a judge to decide on their challenge of Alabama's ban on recognizing same-sex marriages without holding a trial.

Iraqi cities seem to be falling to the militant group ISIS, which CNN describes as a situation with all the makings of a civil war and a foreign policy crisis. This  has the U.S. considering direct talks with Iran while boosting security at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad with military personnel.

82-year-old former radio host Casey Kasem died yesterday from a form of dementia.

The San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 104-87 last night to take home the Championship in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.