ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia state troopers say they're launching a 72-hour crackdown on unsafe commercial vehicle drivers on Interstate 85.
CANTON, Ga. (AP) - Family members who planned to raffle a car to help pay for their daughter's medical care say the vehicle has been stolen.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says a grateful nation honors the acts of valor by two Vietnam War soldiers who risked their lives to protect fellow troops.
ATLANTA (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush has endorsed Republican David Perdue over the CEO of a nonprofit he founded, Democrat Michelle Nunn, in Georgia's closely watched Senate race.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings less than a week after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new study suggests the growing share of income paid to the rich could raise the costs of a Republican proposal to replace Georgia's income tax with an expanded sales tax.
INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton's third-place finish in the 2008 Iowa caucuses seemed but a fading memory when the former secretary of state took the stage in front of roughly 10,000 loyal Democrats at outgoing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fall fundraiser south of Des Moines.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A jury is in place to decide the fate of a county leader accused of pressuring businesses for campaign donations in exchange for government work.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel next week to Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House said Friday.
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdrew his re-election bid Friday as he seeks treatment for a tumor in his abdomen, ending a campaign he had pursued despite a stint in rehab and persistent calls for him to quit amid drug and alcohol scandals. But he said his brother would run in his place, saying "we cannot go backwards."
WASHINGTON (AP) - As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George W. Bush's administration from taking military action against Iran unless it was explicitly authorized by Congress. His idea died in committee.
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) - Parents say they're alarmed about snakes seen inside and outside a school south of Atlanta.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they were disappointed by the ruling but would decide on whether to appeal only after sentencing.
NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia officials who call new federal nutrition standards an overreach want to give schools plenty of opportunities to sell sweet or savory treats during fundraisers.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - World leaders called for an immediate cease-fire in eastern Ukraine on Friday and demanded speedy access for international investigators to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner shot down over the country's battlefields.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Move over, pot brownies.
ATLANTA (AP) - Neither Rep. Jack Kingston nor businessman David Perdue has detailed a clear course for changing the nation's fiscal situation, instead broadly railing against government spending and debt in their campaign for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - University of Georgia officials are marking what they call the best fundraising year in the school's history.
HE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - International passengers from all walks of life, from a prominent AIDS researcher and soccer fans to a nun and a florist, were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Federal regulators have scheduled a meeting to discuss a radioactive water leak that led to the shutdown of a South Carolina nuclear reactor, officials said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration scrambled Thursday to determine what brought down a passenger jet in Ukraine and whether any Americans were killed in an incident that could worsen the already tense conflict near the Ukraine-Russia border.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli forces on Thursday launched a ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, the military said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system.
GRABOVO, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine said passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the plane.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for Democrats that they hope will be a political winner in November's elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A group of influential lawyers says it has an answer to the question of what should happen to your Facebook, Yahoo and other online accounts when you die.
ATLANTA (AP) - A lawyer for a suburban Atlanta woman whose husband was arrested after their son was left for hours in a hot SUV said Tuesday that she is devastated by the boy's death.
ATLANTA (AP) - City officials say Atlanta's new streetcar system will not begin operations this summer as planned. They now say it won't start rolling until November.