Smoke rises after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza

Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding down of the nearly monthlong operation agains…

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Battle turns into movie set

One of the re-enactors at Dauphin Island’s Fort Gaines for the 150th commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay was there for a different rea…