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 ...
CLARKESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say Clarkesville's mayor, Dr. Terry Greene, has died after a shooting at his home.
Mississippi defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche has been charged with possession of marijuana after being hospitalized following a fall at an Atlanta hotel.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred rejected Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement on Monday, citing his continued gambling and evidence that he bet on ...
BALTIMORE (AP) - The city of Baltimore braced for a verdict Monday in the first of six trials of police officers charged in the death of ...
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive Wednesday in central Syria, in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks continued to rally on Wednesday, helped by rising oil prices and energy stocks. Yum Brands plunged after cutting its profit forecast for the year, citing weakness in China.
NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say more hospitals are encouraging new mothers to breast-feed.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are rising in early trading, led by gains in the energy sector as the price of oil turns higher.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought - a sour note for a labor market that had been steadily improving.
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 20, authorities said.
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - Multiple casualties occurred Thursday in a shooting at a community college in southwestern Oregon, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. defense official tells The Associated Press that Russia has launched airstrikes in Syria.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A temporary funding measure that would keep the government open past a midnight deadline should make its way to President Barack Obama on Wednesday with time to spare.
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal judge in Atlanta has upheld a government agency's denial of a permit that would have allowed the Georgia Aquarium to import 18 beluga whales from Russia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is calling for an overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate income taxes for millions of Americans, and lower them for the rich.
WASHINGTON (AP) - With Congress in turmoil, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of October, stepping aside in the face of hardline conservative opposition that threatens an institutional crisis.
NEW YORK (AP) - The lovable legend of Yogi Berra, that ain't ever gonna be over.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mustering all the pageantry the White House has to offer, President Barack Obama welcomed Pope Francis to Washington on Wednesday and credited the pontiff for setting a moral example that is "shaking us out of our complacency" with his reminders to care for the poor and the planet.
FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy is recovering in a hospital after police say he was bitten by a shark in the waters off northeast Florida.