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3 charged, 1 warning issued after deer beaten in Arkansas

STUTTGART, Ark. (AP) - A Georgia man accused of beating a deer with an accounting textbook after it had been hit along an Arkansas highway has ...

February 05, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Home Depot to hire more than 80,000 workers for busy spring

NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot is on a hiring spree.

February 03, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul quits 2016 GOP presidential race

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Republican Sen. Rand Paul dropped his 2016 campaign for president Wednesday, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support ...

February 03, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Pennsylvania's Punxsutawney Phil 'predicts' early spring

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) - The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday ...

February 02, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


$1.6 billion Powerball jackpot split 3 ways, in CA, FL & TN

MUNFORD, Tenn. (AP) - An eye-popping, unprecedented $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot that became a national fascination will be split three ways, by mystery winners in ...

January 14, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Alan Rickman, star of 'Harry Potter' dies at 69

LONDON (AP) - British actor Alan Rickman, a classically-trained stage star and sensual screen villain in the "Harry Potter" saga and other films, has died. He ...

January 14, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Legendary musician David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

NEW YORK (AP) - David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona ...

January 11, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Obama starts 2016 with a fight over gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is slated Monday to finalize a set of new executive actions tightening the nation's gun laws, making his first ...

January 04, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Bill Cosby charged with sexually assaulting a woman

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Bill Cosby was charged Wednesday with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home 12 years ago - the first criminal case ...

December 30, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, then lands

SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then in an ...

December 22, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Lindsey Graham ends his 2016 presidential campaign

LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press

December 21, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Agreeing at last: Congress sends tax, spending bill to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress ended its chaotic year on a surprising note of bipartisan unity and productivity Friday, overwhelmingly approving a massive 2016 tax and spending ...

December 18, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Obama says he won't fade away in final year

WASHINGTON (AP) - Closing out a tumultuous year, President Barack Obama laid the groundwork Friday for his last year in office, vowing not to fade into ...

December 18, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Holiday sales pattern skews online; malls lose some luster

NEW YORK (AP) - More often shoppers are making the decision to sit on their couches rather than head to stores this holiday season.

December 18, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Georgia's unemployment rate drops to 5.6 percent

ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 5.6 percent, its lowest level since March 2008.

December 17, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


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Shifting debate strategies, GOP hopefuls to take on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the first Republican presidential debate, most candidates took a hands-off approach to Donald Trump and hoped the brash billionaire would hurt himself.

September 16, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Trump pledges military buildup, better deal for vets

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is promising subsidized private health care for frustrated veterans, charging that immigrants in the country illegally receive better care than the nation's wounded soldiers.

September 16, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


US stocks open slightly higher

NEW YORK (AP) - Stock indexes are edging higher in early trading as several companies make big moves on deal talk and other news.

September 16, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Professor dead after shooting at college in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A professor was killed in his office at Delta State University in Mississippi, an official said Monday, and the campus remained on lockdown with the shooter still believed to be on the loose.

September 14, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Miss Georgia named Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The new Miss America will take the traditional morning-after romp through the Atlantic City surf Monday morning.

September 14, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Challenging Clinton, Sanders seeks black support in South

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) - The Bernie Sanders phenomenon has been almost entirely driven by white supporters. Now he's out to overcome hurdles with prospective black voters who are still learning about him and could shape whether his underdog campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination can last.

September 11, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Trump asks CNN to give debate advertising sales to veterans

NEW YORK (AP) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is asking CNN to donate to veterans the proceeds from advertising sold to air during next week's Republican debate.

September 09, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Congress starts Planned Parenthood hearings, accusations fly

WASHINGTON (AP) - Accusations and strong emotions mark the start of long-awaited congressional hearings on Planned Parenthood, with a prominent abortion foe contending the group is breaking laws that bar for-profit sales of fetal tissue, while an advocate says there's no proof.

September 09, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Democrats struggle to block Iran deal disapproval resolution

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats struggled Tuesday for the votes to block a disapproval resolution against the Iran nuclear deal as one undecided senator announced a surprise "no" vote shortly after lawmakers returned from a five-week summer recess.

September 08, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Benghazi panel interviews more of Clinton's inner circle

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of a congressional panel investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks said Friday that a member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle could provide key insight into how the State Department maintained its presence in Libya prior to the 2012 attack.

September 04, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Justin Thomas looks to lead Ga Tech to another big season

ATLANTA (AP) - Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into Thursday night's opener.

September 03, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity.

September 03, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Global stocks gain; Europe's central bank promises support

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. and global stocks rose Thursday as a holiday in China gave investors a break from the recent torrid swings in that country's markets. The European Central Bank said it was willing to provide more stimulus to the region's economy, if needed, helping to send stocks higher there.

September 03, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.

September 02, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Hurricane Fred forms in the Atlantic, expected to weaken

MIAMI (AP) - Fred has strengthened to a hurricane, spreading wind and heavy rain across the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.

August 31, 2015 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


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