ATLANTA (AP) - Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say a 28-year-old man has pleaded guilty in a "sextortion" scheme that targeted teenage girls.
ASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Three decades after their unforgettable team up on "Islands in the Stream," Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton have a new duet out on Rogers' latest album.
ATLANTA (AP) - Republican Rep. Phil Gingrey will report $2.5 million in cash on hand as he campaigns for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting events in five cities throughout the state to connect veterans with employers who are looking for skilled workers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says he thinks the Atlanta Braves name should be kept, and that he has friends who are American Indians and they haven't objected to it.
ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia couple had to deliver their baby themselves in the back of an ambulance rolling down Interstate 285.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen military soldiers, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.
ONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans, the benefits that help put food on the table won't stretch as far as they have for the past four years.
ATLANTA (AP) - A former Georgia ethics commission computer specialist says he altered and removed dozens of documents from the case file involving complaints against the governor.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Here's a little secret for all you procrastinators on Tax Day: The Internal Revenue Service doesn't like to talk about it, but as long as you don't owe any additional taxes, there is no penalty for filing a few days late.
ATLANTA (AP) - A police chase briefly shut down the westbound lanes of a freeway that circles Atlanta during the tail end of Monday morning's rush hour.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is featured prominently in a survey of ZIP codes where mortgage holders owe more on their homes than the homes are now worth.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro, has won Venezuela's presidential election by a stunningly narrow margin that highlights rising discontent over problems ranging from crime to power blackouts. His rival demanded a recount, portending more headaches for a country shaken by the death of its dominating leader. One key Chavista leader made known his dismay over the outcome of Sunday's election that was supposed to cement the self-styled "Bolivarian Revolution" ...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Police in Athens say a University of Georgia student is in intensive care after being stabbed during a dispute with another student.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87. The Ohio native died Thursday evening at his Montecito, Calif., home of natural causes, said Joe Petro III, a longtime friend. He was surrounded by family and friends. Winters was a pioneer of improvisational standup comedy, with an exceptional gift for mimicry, a grab bag ...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The Masters took a stunning turn for its youngest player ever, and it may cost 14-year-old Guan Tianlang a chance to play on the weekend at Augusta National.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's new plan to raise Medicare premiums for upper-income seniors would create five new income brackets to squeeze more revenue for the government from the top tiers of retirees. The administration revealed details of the plan Friday after Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified before the Congress on the president's budget. The details had not been provided when the budget was released earlier in the week. ...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean pop star PSY's first new single since his viral hit "Gangnam Style" is stealing attention from inter-Korean tensions.
NEW YORK (AP) - A drop in energy and mining companies Friday ended a four-day surge in the stock market. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 30 points at 14,834 shortly after 2 p.m., a drop of 0.2 percent. In the first four days of the week the Dow rose 300 points, a gain of 2 percent. The price of crude oil dropped $2.50 to $91 a barrel in New York trading. The ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Energy companies led the stock market lower Friday as the price of oil sank 2 percent. Major indexes were still on track to end the week with strong gains. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 36 points at 14,828, a loss of 0.2 percent, shortly after 10 a.m. The Dow had surged more than 2 percent, a climb of 300 points, over the previous four days. The price ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say they're continuing to investigate why a motorist driving a luxury car was gunned down on an interstate outside Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for parts of north Georgia including the metro Atlanta area.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Marc Leishman is the surprising early leader at the Masters. The 29-year-old Australian shot a 6-under 66 Thursday for a two-stroke lead over another unheralded player, England's David Lynn. Leishman missed the cut in 2010 and is playing in just his second Masters. He surged to the top of the leaderboard with four straight birdies on the back side, starting at No. 13. Leishman came into the first major of the ...
ATLANTA (AP) - A major change to rules governing child care centers across the state is likely to receive final approval soon as lawmakers, state officials and advocacy groups hail the move as an improvement to children's safety. Legislation passed by the General Assembly in recent weeks calls for every employee of the state's roughly 6,300 licensed child care facilities to undergo a comprehensive, fingerprint-based background check. The bill, which is expected to be ...