NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - The Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours, a criminal complaint said.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - State Department of Natural Resources officials are reminding Georgians that boater education courses will soon be required for some vessel operators.
SEATTLE (AP) - The man blasting away with a shotgun paused to reload, and Jon Meis saw his chance.
NEW YORK (AP) - Coca-Cola is taking on obesity, this time with an online video showing how fun it could be to burn off the 140 calories in a can of its soda.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior senators have reached agreement for a bipartisan bill expanding veterans' ability to get government-paid medical care outside Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's choice to be the top health official at the Veterans Affairs Department withdrew his nomination Thursday, saying he feared his confirmation could spark a prolonged political battle.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant for elementary school teachers who show exceptional innovation in teaching life sciences.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn police say a woman who fell asleep on a set of railroad tracks was not injured when a train passed over her.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia will pay more than $107 million for the development of a new statewide standardized test, replacing the CRCT and EOCT exams taken by elementary and high school students.
ATLANTA (AP) - Sen. Saxby Chambliss is calling on the Obama administration to declassify details about five detainees who were released from Guantanamo in exchange for an American soldier held captive by the Taliban.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is launching a community service project aimed at connecting juvenile offenders with the elderly.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order preventing a hike in state taxes on gasoline.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials say free meals will be available to eligible children throughout the state over the summer.
BRUSSELS (AP) - The Army may still pursue an investigation that could lead to desertion or other charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was freed from five years of Taliban captivity in a prisoner exchange last weekend, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday.
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.