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Deal: No decision yet on allowing guns on Georgia campuses

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's governor says he hasn't made a decision on legislation allowing concealed handguns on the state's college campuses.

April 27, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Pop superstar Prince dead

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) - Pop superstar Prince, who was widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red ...

April 21, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Willett wins the Masters after shocking Spieth collapse

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Jordan Spieth couldn't bear to watch, turning his head before another shot splashed into Rae's Creek. Moments later, Danny Willett ...

April 10, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Country legend Merle Haggard dies at 79 of pneumonia

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Country giant Merle Haggard, who rose from poverty and prison to international fame though his songs about outlaws, underdogs and an abiding ...

April 06, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Warner Robins council considering $22 million sports complex

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - City officials in Warner Robins are considering a proposed $22 million sports complex aimed at luring baseball and softball tournaments to ...

April 05, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Actress Patty Duke dies at 69

NEW YORK (AP) - The courage that a teenage Patty Duke portrayed on-screen as Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker" was breathtaking and Oscar-winning.

March 30, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


As session ends, Georgia lawmakers check off key bills

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to bills setting strict timelines for testing rape kits and creating state-funded grants to pregnancy resource centers ...

March 25, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


At least 31 dead in bombings of Brussels airport, metro

BRUSSELS (AP) - Bombs exploded at the Brussels airport and one of the city's metro stations Tuesday, killing at least 31 people and wounding dozens ...

March 22, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


SeaWorld says it will end killer whale breeding program

MIAMI (AP) - SeaWorld announced Thursday it will immediately stop breeding killer whales, essentially phasing out the iconic orcas from its theme parks following years of ...

March 17, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Georgia governor questions campus guns bill to NRA backlash

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's governor stopped short of a veto threat against a bill lifting a weapons ban on the state's public college campuses ...

March 16, 2016 | Associated Press | NATION/WORLD


Obama nominates Judge Merrick Garland to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday he would nominate appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, challenging Republicans to reject a long-time ...

March 16, 2016 | 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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