SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's child protection agency is facing a $1 million lawsuit in the death of a malnourished 14-year-old girl who weighed 43 pounds when she died in June in Smyrna.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is looking to create the largest marine preserve in the world by protecting a massive stretch of the Pacific Ocean from drilling, fishing and other actions that could threaten wildlife, the White House said.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia death row inmate convicted in the death of his 15-year-old neighbor is set to be executed.
NATAL, Brazil (AP) - Clint Dempsey scored in the first minute and rookie substitute John Brooks scored a late game winner as the U.S. defeated Ghana 2-1 Monday in the World Cup opener for both.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency for a death row inmate set to die this week.
ATLANTA (AP) - Family members of a Georgia death row inmate set to die this week spoke at his clemency hearing.
A bold new way to test cancer drugs started Monday in hundreds of hospitals around the U.S. In a medical version of speed dating, doctors will sort through multiple experimental drugs and match patients to the one most likely to succeed based on each person's unique tumor gene profile.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal government can strictly enforce laws that ban a "straw" purchaser from buying a gun for someone else.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal government can strictly enforce laws that ban a "straw" purchaser from buying a gun for someone else.
SAO PAULO (AP) - Timmy Chandler says the melting pot of the U.S. soccer team speaks the same language.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In pop culture, Casey Kasem was as sweet and dependable as a glass of warm milk and a plate of chocolate chip cookies, which only made the ugliness of his last few years of life seem more bizarre and tragic.
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Louis van Gaal, one of the game's greatest coaches, was criticized before the World Cup for being too defensive for a nation that loves attacking play.
EATONTON, Ga. (AP) - The unsolved beheading of a retiree and the killing of his elderly wife has so rattled their gated, lakeside Georgia community that neighbors are casting about for even outlandish explanations. Was it a mob hit? A drug dealer? A hungry alligator?
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Six years ago, University of Georgia football legend Herschel Walker revealed he had been dealing for years, including during his playing days as a UGA running back, with dissociative identity disorder, a mental health condition popularly understood as having multiple personalities.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee is "ready as needed" to use the electric chair if it can't get the drugs used for lethal injections, the state's top prisons official said Friday.
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Several students will be disciplined for releasing hundreds of crickets in a western Pennsylvania high school as a senior prank.
ATLANTA (AP) - Democrat Michelle Nunn, who's seeking Georgia's open Senate seat, has joined a chorus of congressional candidates from both parties calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to leave amid a growing crisis over veterans' health care.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate declined to 6.5 percent in April.
NEW YORK (AP) - A man stole a New York City bread truck and began delivering loaves of savory baked goods to random businesses, the bakery's owner said Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's Republican Senate primary runoff pits a multimillionaire businessman who's never held public office against a congressman who's spent more than two decades on Capitol Hill.
CEDARTOWN, Ga. (AP) - Students at a northwest Georgia high school will be eating prepackaged lunches for the rest of the year after roaches were found in meals being served in the cafeteria.
ATLANTA (AP) - State records show that one motorist has racked up 570 violations and owes more than $17,000 in tolls and fines on the Interstate 85 toll lanes in metro Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue have advanced to a Republican runoff in Georgia's hotly contested Senate race, which will eventually help determine which party controls Congress.
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ATLANTA (AP) - Six Democrats and nine Republicans vying to become state schools superintendent are locked in tight primary contests, with both races likely headed for a runoff.
ATLANTA (AP) - For years, leading Democrats predicted that Georgia's increasingly diverse population will weaken a Republican hold on state government in the Deep South.
ATLANTA (AP) - Minneapolis will host the 2018 Super Bowl after a vote by owners on Tuesday rewarded the city for getting a new stadium deal.
NEW YORK (AP) - So, a lady walks into a bar...Wait, scratch that. A lady takes out her phone. With a left swipe of her finger she dismisses Alex, 25 and Robert, 48. She swipes right when a photo of James, 24, pops up. It's a match. James had swiped right too. They chat, and make plans to meet. They're only three miles apart, after all.
.S. stocks were heading lower Tuesday afternoon as disappointing earnings stoked investor concern about the retail sector and consumer spending. Staples, Dick's Sporting Goods and Urban Outfitters were among the biggest decliners.