WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought - a sour ...
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 20, authorities said.
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - Multiple casualties occurred Thursday in a shooting at a community college in southwestern Oregon, authorities said.
ATLANTA (AP) - A 33-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to strangling an LGBT activist and, months later, gauging out the eyeballs of a cellmate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. defense official tells The Associated Press that Russia has launched airstrikes in Syria.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A temporary funding measure that would keep the government open past a midnight deadline should make its way to President Barack Obama on ...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - The only woman on Georgia's death row was executed early Wednesday, making her the first woman put to death by the ...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Police say Georgia receiver Isaiah McKenzie is alleged to have made "terroristic threats" at an Athens restaurant.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new organization wants Georgia lawmakers to allow marijuana to be grown and harvested under close monitoring to treat certain diseases.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new map compiled by the University of Georgia that shows the relative risk of striking a deer.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles plans to meet to consider new information in support of clemency for the lone woman on ...
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal judge in Atlanta has upheld a government agency's denial of a permit that would have allowed the Georgia Aquarium to ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is calling for an overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate income taxes for millions of Americans ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - With Congress in turmoil, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Inmates at some Georgia prisons have been using cellphones to traffic drugs, smuggle in contraband, steal identities and, in at least one case ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Adreian Payne came to Minnesota on Monday as a seldom-used member of the powerful Atlanta Hawks, languishing on the bench for one of the league's best teams.
MIAMI (AP) - Drivers at drunken-driving checkpoints don't have to speak to police or even roll down their windows. They just have to place their license and registration on the glass, along with a note saying they have no comment, won't permit a search and want a lawyer. At least, that's the view of a South Florida attorney.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks rose Tuesday as investors assessed the latest corporate news.
The family of Kayla Jean Mueller said Tuesday it had received confirmation that she died while being held by Islamic State militants. The Mueller family released a letter it said she had written last year. Here is the text, as provided by the family, which also redacted some portions:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House circulated a proposal Tuesday authorizing the Pentagon to fight Islamic State terrorists without an "enduring offensive combat" role, hoping to satisfy lawmakers with widely varying views on the need for U.S. ground operations.
NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home-improvement retailer, says it has started to hire more than 80,000 seasonal workers for the spring selling season, the company's busiest period.
ATLANTA (AP) - Republican leaders on Monday previewed changes to a bill aiming to raise $1 billion to maintain Georgia's roads and bridges, hoping to placate county and city officials unhappy with their initial plan to raise half that dollar amount by eliminating locals' share of the sales tax on gasoline.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Watch what you say in your living room. Samsung's smart TV could be listening. And sharing.
NEW YORK (AP) - Whether or not Olympic legend Bruce Jenner becomes its new champion, the transgender-rights movement is making remarkable strides on many fronts - ranging from mass-media visibility to legal protections. Yet despite the gains, activists say many transgender Americans, far more so than gays and lesbians, remain vulnerable to violence, discrimination and lack of understanding.
ATLANTA (AP) - A House sub-committee on education has taken the first step toward giving parents more time to enroll their 5-year-olds in pre-kindergarten.
ATLANTA (AP) - A plan to find $1 billion to maintain Georgia's roads and bridges continues to change in response to local officials' complaints that lawmakers were forcing them to consider tax increases on gasoline.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A water manager is facing discipline after he was caught urinating in an empty reservoir that supplies drinking water for the San Francisco Bay Area.
CHICAGO (AP) - Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in the disappearance his fourth, has been charged with trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in state prison, authorities announced Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) - An execution date has been set for Georgia's only female death row inmate.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Braves are bringing back former first baseman Fred McGriff and ex-hitting coach Greg Walker.