ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Mario Cuomo had a loud and liberal voice that inspired a generation of politicians to turn to public service, and a story of humble beginnings that he wove into calls for social justice during his three terms as New York governor and years as a national figure and hesitant presidential candidate
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) - After nearly a week of searching for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, rescue teams battling monsoon rains had their most successful day yet on Friday, more than tripling the number of bodies pulled from the Java Sea, some still strapped to their seats.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl in his second career start and Ezekiel Elliott ran for 230 yards, leading Ohio State to a 42-35 upset of top-ranked Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal Thursday night.
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (AP) - A police chief told a 911 operator that he accidentally shot his wife early New Year's Day inside their suburban home southwest of Atlanta, investigators said Thursday.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Marcus Mariota and Oregon turned an avalanche of Florida State mistakes into a mountain of points and the Ducks rolled past the defending national champions 59-20 Thursday to turn the first College Football Playoff semifinal into a Rose Bowl rout.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Police Department has named a new LGBT liaison officer.
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in Anderson County on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper said Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Nick Saban, who led Alabama to the No. 1 seed in the inaugural College Football Playoff, has been selected the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose modestly in November as a strengthening economy helped nudge some would-be homebuyers.
At this hotel, guests get welcomed with a wagging tail or a warm lick to the face.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia Ku Klux Klan group says it will move forward with its application for a highway cleanup program after a judge ruled that the state's denial violated the organization's right to free speech.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - When quarterback Hutson Mason went down with an injury in the second quarter, Georgia coach Mark Richt said the Bulldogs turned to plan B.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Emory University is updating its sexual misconduct policy as federal education officials investigate how the metro Atlanta school handles sexual assaults and civil rights cases.
ATLANTA (AP) - Commercial fishermen can kick off the new year with the opening day of shad season in Georgia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - New episodes in the nation's long-running political drama over health care are coming via your news feed in 2015.
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal report says more Georgians have selected health insurance plans through a federally facilitated marketplace.
Stocks are closing lower in the U.S. and elsewhere as a new flare-up of political uncertainty in Greece has investors worrying about the stability of the euro again.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Waterford crystal ball is ready for its New Year's close-up.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Georgia Tech is all about the run. Mississippi State is all about stopping the run.
PIEDRA HERRADA, Mexico (AP) - More Monarch butterflies appear to have made the long flight from the U.S. and Canada to their winter nesting ground in western Mexico, raising hopes after their number dropped to a record low last year. But experts still fear that unusual cold temperatures will threaten the orange and black insects.
NEW YORK (AP) - When Jayson Seaver thinks about why he makes so much money while some Americans can't catch a break, he thinks of the sacrifices he's made, the jobs he worked to pay for college, the 12-hour days he spends at the office now.
ATLANTA (AP) - Metro Atlanta's transit system is aiming to make more money from its parking lots at rail stations.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A police officer shot and wounded a man who police say threatened the officer with a gun at an apartment complex near Atlanta.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms in the U.S. jumped by 56 percent this year and included 15 ambush assaults, according to a report released Tuesday.
HONOLULU (AP) - A couple getting married near President Barack Obama's vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned.
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) - Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony Tuesday as images of debris and a bloated body flashed across Indonesian television screens, proof that the plane crashed into the sea two days earlier with 162 people on board.
ALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in Lowndes County say four people were hospitalized after a storm packing high winds swept through the area.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - It wasn't long ago that Justin Senior, Adam Gotsis and Francis Kallon had no idea what the Orange Bowl was.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Squatting in the grass and squinting in the sun, 25-year-old Song takes in the scene: a greenhouse, a farm, rows of heirloom tomatoes, clusters of herbs and flowering zucchini, squash and cucumber plants.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 67,000 model year 2006 and 2007 pickups because of a problem that could allow the trucks to be started without the clutch being depressed. Chrysler said one death is associated with the problem.