ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the gunshot killing of a man in Richmond County.
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.
RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) - Police in metro Atlanta have arrested a woman in the shooting of a 9-year-old girl in metro Atlanta.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (/AP) - Authorities in Virginia Beach say they consider themselves fortunate after a Navy Jet slammed into an apartment complex.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to take over a state board that reviews cases on the sex offender registry amid concerns about a backlog of work.