ATLANTA (AP) - The interim director of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services has ordered mandatory overtime to address backlogged child protective services investigations.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - One of the biggest producers of Vidalia onions has agreed to pay nearly $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a group of farmworkers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Libertarian candidates running for U.S. Senate and governor qualified Tuesday for the November ballot with the hope that their message of small government and fiscal restraint will resonate with Georgia voters.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say 71 people were arrested and 11 juveniles were rescued from prostitution in Georgia as part of a national undercover child sex trafficking sting.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new museum highlighting historic and modern struggles for equality is scheduled to open to the public.
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - A Southern cleric has been picked as the new archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America.
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) - North Korea was poised Thursday to send a rocket into space as the nation's young leader ascended to new top political posts strengthening his hold on power.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is being charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose death ignited nationwide protests.
ATLANTA - The world's largest aquarium is expecting the pitter patter of giant fins.
ATLANTA - Forecasters warn the threat of wildfires is high across much of Georgia, and any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta school board has approved the closing of seven schools as part of a massive redistricting plan.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Rick Santorum is suspending his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, clearing a path for Mitt Romney to become the nominee.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Two Georgia men pleaded guilty to conspiring to get an unregistered explosive and an illegal gun silencer in what prosecutors describe as a plot to attack government targets.
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HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) - There is no snooze button. If you unplug it, a battery takes over. As wake-up time approaches, you cannot reset the alarm time.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korean space officials said Tuesday all assembly and preparations for this week's planned satellite launch have been completed and denied it is a cover for a missile test.
ATLANTA (AP) - Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling its Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice dry dog food because it may be contaminated with salmonella.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia State is moving up to the Football Bowl Subdivision by joining the Sun Belt Conference for the 2013 season.
ATLANTA (AP) - More than $1 billion has been spent over the past decade searching for the causes of autism. In some ways, the research looks like a long-running fishing expedition, with a focus on everything from genetics to the age of the father, the weight of the mother, and how close a child lives to a freeway.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Special prosecutor Angela Corey said Monday she will not take the Trayvon Martin shooting death before a grand jury.
ATLANTA (AP) - Rising fuel costs and shrinking budgets have led many Georgia school systems to reduce school bus service, including the number of stops.