MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The cost of flying is headed higher now that Congress has agreed on a budget deal.
ATLANTA (AP) - During a rally at the state Capitol Wednesday, lawyers for the family of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat called on the governor to order a coroner's inquest.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
ATLANTA (AP) - The graduation rate for the state's public high schools increased by nearly two percentage points over the previous year, state education officials said.
IRWINVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The leaders of a south Georgia county say community members and the Sons of Confederate Veterans group have stepped forward to stave off the closure of a Civil War historical site.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The multi-decade search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another roadblock, raising questions about the future of efforts to develop a female equivalent to Viagra.
EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) - The mother of a young child who was reported missing and later found safe is now accused of giving police false information.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox spent decades trying to beat each other, no holds barred. On this day, however, they were a mutual admiration society.
MARSEILLE, France (AP) - A disgraced French businessman was convicted of fraud and sentenced to four years in prison on Tuesday for filling tens of thousands of breast implants with industrial grade silicone. But he left the courthouse freely after lodging an appeal, and thousands of women will have to wait longer to discover if they will receive damages.
HAVANA (AP) - It was the briefest of moments, just seconds, two presidents shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries amid a gaggle of world leaders together to honor the late Nelson Mandela.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia National Guard will be able to assist members seeking benefits for same-sex spouses under changes announced Monday.
FOREST PARK, Ga. (AP) - Police south of Atlanta are on the lookout for two gunmen who stole Christmas presents and electronic items from a 9-year-old boy and his grandparents.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - With an announcement of sweeping proposals to curb gun violence, Connecticut lawmakers said they are hoping to send a message to Congress and other state legislators across the country: A bipartisan agreement on gun control is possible. Legislative leaders on Monday revealed proposals spurred by the Dec. 14 Newtown school shooting following weeks of bipartisan, closed-door negotiations. A vote is expected Wednesday in the General Assembly, where Democrats control both ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A photo of the Obamas hugging that was released on Election Day 2012 has become the world's most popular tweet on Twitter. A dressed-up version of Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, packed with charts and graphs, is huge on YouTube. A playful picture of the president cavorting with a 3-year-old in a Spiderman costume is a favorite online. It's all courtesy of the Obama image machine, serving up a ...
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - A cast member of the MTV reality show "BUCKWILD" was found dead Monday in a sport utility vehicle in a ditch along with his uncle and a third, unidentified person, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks edged lower on Wall Street Monday after an industry group reported that U.S. manufacturing growth cooled in March and was weaker than economists had forecast. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 29 points, or 0.2 percent, at 14,549 as of 2:38 p.m. EDT. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped eight points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,561. The Nasdaq composite fell 28 points, or 0.9 percent, to ...
NELSON, Ga. (AP) - A north Georgia city is set to vote on an ordinance that would make gun ownership mandatory.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is leaving in place mandatory 30-year prison terms for two Atlanta men who tried to provide a machine gun and other assault weapons to people they thought were Mexican drug traffickers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Chipper Jones has retired from the Braves, but he will still be on the field as the team takes on the Philadelphia Phillies in the season-opener in Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - A lawyer for two Atlanta teachers accused in one of the nation's largest test-cheating scandals says they are about to turn themselves in.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to life in prison for attempted rape and for attacking a witness who came to the victim's aid.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A campaign promising free shotguns for people in Tucson's most troubled neighborhoods has divided some residents in a community still reeling from a shooting rampage in 2011 that killed six people, left a congresswoman and several others wounded, and made the city a symbol of gun violence in America. The nonprofit Armed Citizen Project is part of a national campaign to give shotguns to single women and homeowners in neighborhoods ...
PHOENIX (AP) - An 86-year-old man who carried out a mercy killing by shooting his ailing wife in the head was sentenced to probation on Friday after an emotional hearing where family members tearfully spoke on his behalf. George Sanders could have faced more than 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter. The judge opted for probation. The World War II veteran told authorities his wife was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in ...
NEW YORK (AP) - A senior portfolio manager for one of the nation's largest hedge funds was arrested Friday, accused of joining an insider trading conspiracy that the government said made more than $6 million illegally for the powerhouse investment company founded by billionaire businessman Steven A. Cohen. Michael Steinberg, 41, pleaded not guilty Friday, hours after he was arrested at his Manhattan apartment on insider trading charges lodged in an indictment unsealed in ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Robin Thicke didn't plan on releasing the unrated version of his music video for the song "Blurred Lines," which features nude models prowling around him and rappers Pharrell and T.I. Then his friends and actress-wife Paula Patton weighed in. "When I first got both videos, I liked them both, but I thought the first one is so good maybe we'll just release that and not release the second one. And ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed new regulations Friday to clean up gasoline and automobile emissions, claiming the new standards would provide $7 in health benefits from cleaner air for each dollar spent to implement them. The costs likely would be passed on to consumers in higher gasoline and automobile prices. The Environmental Protection Agency said the new rule would reduce sulfur in gasoline and tighten automobile emission standards beginning in 2017, resulting ...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A former Children's Hospital of Georgia mental health technician has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual battery involving patients at the Augusta facility.