ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 5.6 percent, its lowest level since March 2008.
MIAMI (AP) - Students in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Houston are heading to school Thursday, hours after school officials in those cities received threats similar to ...
BALTIMORE (AP) - A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday after jurors couldn't reach a decision in the manslaughter trial of a Baltimore police officer charged ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Taking a harder line on crimes no longer seen as juvenile pranks, state lawmakers around the U.S. are proposing stiffer penalties ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates from record lows set at the depths of the 2008 financial crisis, a shift that heralds ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - All schools in the vast Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation's second largest, have been ordered closed due to an ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are climbing in early trading as buyers return to a market that has been mostly beaten down in recent days.
NEW YORK (AP) - While big-city jails get most of the attention, lockups in small and medium-sized counties have actually driven the overall explosion in the ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan called Tuesday for a "pause" in Syrian refugees coming to the U.S. in the wake of the Paris attacks, and assembled a task force to bring legislation to a vote as soon as this week.
U.S. stocks bounced higher in afternoon trading Monday, moving past any concerns that the terrorist attacks in Paris could spell trouble for the global economy. European markets shook off an early loss and ended mixed. Investors bid up shares in telecommunications companies and defense contractors. Travel-related stocks were down.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Once a happy-go-lucky student at one of Brussels' most prestigious high schools, Saint-Pierre d'Uccle, Abdelhamid Abaaoud morphed into Belgium's most notorious jihadi, a zealot so devoted to the cause of holy war that he recruited his 13-year-old brother to join him in Syria.
PARIS (AP) - A series of unprecedented attacks on popular night spots killed more than 100 people in the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II, officials said. President Francois Hollande condemned it as a terrorist attack and pledged that France would stand firm against its foes.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - A car built by Google that drives itself around city streets had a brush with the law for driving too slowly.
NEW YORK (AP) - Company officials at daily fantasy sports website FanDuel have vowed to keep their New York operations running after the state's top lawman told them to stop.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man accused of kidnapping a University of Georgia student has been arrested.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama urged the public Wednesday to keep veterans in their thoughts long after the annual holiday honoring them.
READING, Pa. (AP) - A year after its scraggly "Charlie Brown" Christmas tree caused an uproar, a Pennsylvania city is putting up a more traditional tannenbaum this holiday season.
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market turned mostly higher in late trading, leaving indexes with modest gains after a sluggish day.
WASHINGTON (AP) - US official: Early intelligence suggests bomb brought down the Russian airliner.
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - A male student stabbed and injured five people as classes got underway at a rural university campus in central California before police shot and killed him, authorities said Wednesday.
Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, were selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games from a group of nine cities and regions that were vying for the event.
TORONTO (AP) - Justin Trudeau has been sworn in as Canada's prime minister, following in the footsteps of his storied father.
NEW YORK (AP) - Teenagers spend nearly nine hours a day absorbing media and despite all the new options, music and television remain the favorites.