COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) - Eighteen people were taken to the hospital Friday, at least two in serious condition, after they were hurt in a crash between a hotel shuttle bus and a tractor-trailer near Atlanta's airport, officials said.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - None of the DeKalb County school system's commencement ceremonies will take place in places of worship this year in response to parent complaints.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Legal woes are piling up for the leader of Georgia's Democratic Party.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's controversies are far from over.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A felon who police say shot himself to death after fatally beating his pregnant wife also raped a 15-year-old girl the same day.
SWAINSBORO, Ga. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a couple has been arrested after a 4-month-old girl in their care was found unresponsive.
ELLENWOOD, Ga. (AP) - Federal authorities are investigating after a Boeing 747 on approach to Atlanta's airport lost parts from its right wing that landed on a woman's house in Clayton County.
DENVER (AP) - In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
ATLANTA (AP) - A group of metro Atlanta business community leaders are pledging $10.5 million to improve one of the state's busiest and most congested freeway interchanges.
After four years of development, Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One entertainment console and touted it as an all-in-one solution for playing games, watching TV and doing everything in between. Microsoft wants the Xbox One to be central to your living room, so it packed the new Xbox with such features as the ability to change TV channels through voice commands.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks is set to appear in court for arraignment on federal fraud charges.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) - Georgia hospitals may be required to test all newborns for congenital heart defects after a Covington mom's efforts to push legislation for pulse oximetry screenings-- a painless, under one-minute test which requires doctors to place a small device on a newborn's toe or finger to check blood oxygen levels and heart rates.
ANDERSON, Ind. - An Indiana woman featured on MTV's reality show "Teen Mom" has been sentenced to five years in prison after opting out of a drug-treatment program.
Connections to Penn State weren't necessarily keeping prospective jurors from being chosen Tuesday to decide former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's fate on child sexual abuse charges.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall victory in Wisconsin sets the stage for what's now expected to be a hard-fought presidential battle for this Midwestern state.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's highest court is questioning the authority of a state agency to bypass a special commission in discussions over dredging the Savannah River. Justices heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit by environmentalists who say the Savannah River Maritime Commission created by South Carolina lawmakers oversees the Palmetto state's side of the river. Agencies that want to deepen the river to help larger ships get to the ...
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - Shrimpers say the first six days of the official season has been disappointing.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) - Patrons in Carrollton will soon be able to get takeout cups for alcoholic beverages purchased at downtown bars.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - What can stop a speeding bullet? Turns out, a cellphone. WALB reports (http://bit.ly/JSDGCu ) that an Albany police officer responding to a hostage situation early Monday morning was shot at during the standoff. Authorities say Officer Willie Hall's cellphone deflected the bullet enough that he was not seriously wounded. Authorities say the hostages were released but the suspects have not yet been caught. Hall was taken to Phoebe Putney hospital ...
MADRID (AP) - An experimental solar-powered plane has taken off from Madrid en route to Morocco in a bid to complete its first transcontinental flight.
LONDON (AP) - Her 60 year reign began amid gloomy post-World War II austerity, but Queen Elizabeth II has seen social and technological changes transform the world from her seat on Britain's throne. From a man setting foot on the Moon to the fall of Communism, the queen has witnessed dramatic world events, and withstood the challenges posed her sometimes troublesome family.
1. YEAR OF TURMOIL IN WISCONSIN LEADS TO TODAY Both sides of the recall election targeting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are prepared for a razor-thin margin as the Republican tries to become the first U.S. governor to fend off a recall effort. 2. CHOOSING A JURY IN MOLESTATION TRIAL OF PENN STATE'S SANDUSKY Jury selection begins in the trial of the former defensive coordinator for Penn State. He is expected to be in the courtroom ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta motorists will get a new experience when driving through a metro interstate overpass.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia transportation officials have authorized contracts for 16 new infrastructure improvement projects across the state.
TROMSO, Norway (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday ventured north of the Arctic Circle and urged international cooperation in a region that could become a new battleground for natural resources.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nothing upsets a president's re-election groove like ugly economic numbers. A spring slowdown in hiring and a rise in the unemployment rate are weighing on President Barack Obama, while enhancing Republican challenger Mitt Romney's argument that the Democratic incumbent is in over his head. Some questions and answers about how Friday's economic news may play in a close presidential race: Q: How bad is this for Obama? A: Pretty awful. Polls show ...