ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) - Paulding County sheriff's officials say a man accused of beating a 12-year-old boy to death has been charged with child cruelty.
WASHINGTON (AP) - You hear a perfect record cited over and over in the debt limit debate: The United States has never defaulted. Better put an asterisk by that.
ATLANTA (AP) - Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say a 28-year-old man has pleaded guilty in a "sextortion" scheme that targeted teenage girls.
ATLANTA (AP) - Top Georgia Lottery executives received large payouts and raises despite a law mean to curb bonuses.
U.S. stocks fell Monday morning, backing off a rally that had pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index above 1,500 for the first time since December 2007. The modest decline occurred despite of encouraging signs about the manufacturing sector, a key driver of economic growth.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say severe storms are possible across much of Georgia in the coming week, bringing the possibility of tornadoes to the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation's immigration laws.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Outside the ruins of Georgia's oldest surviving colonial estate, a wrought iron fence that has stood for a century is getting the sharp points atop its pickets trimmed off after park managers were finding too many deer impaled on the spikes.
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptians delivered an angry backlash against President Mohammed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood on Friday, marking the second anniversary of the start of the country's revolution with tens of thousands filling major squares and streets around the country to call for a new regime change.
NEW YORK (AP) - Exxon has once again surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable company after the iPhone and iPad maker saw its stock price falter.
Dow Jones Industrials High: 13,895.98 Low: 13,825.33 Close: 13,895.98 Change: +70.65 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 1502.96 +8.14 NYSE Index: 8904.53 +47.94 Nasdaq Composite Index: 3149.71 +19.33 NYSE MKT Composite: 2412.96 +4.14 Russell 2000 Index: 905.24 +5.05 Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt: 15,878.72 +93.39 Volume NYSE consolidated volume: 3,335,805,701 Total number of issues traded: 3,145 Issues higher in price: 1,874 Issues lower in price: 1,144 Issues unchanged: 127
NEW YORK (AP) - The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 1,500 on Friday for the first time since the start of the Great Recession in 2007, lifted by strong earnings from Procter & Gamble and Starbucks.
NEW YORK (AP) - PepsiCo Inc. is removing a controversial ingredient from its Gatorade sports drink in response to customer complaints.
NEW YORK (AP) - J.R. Ewing wouldn't hesitate to cheat his fellow man. He also famously cheated death.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators are marching through Washington to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to protest the landmark decision that legalized abortion.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Students with disabilities must be given a fair shot to play on a traditional sports team or have their own leagues, the Education Department says.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says a court ruling that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution by making recess appointments to a labor panel won't affect the president's other personnel actions.