ATLANTA (AP) - Lottery officials say the Mega Millions game will have bigger and faster growing jackpots as a result of a series of upcoming changes.
GREENSBORO, Ga. (AP) - Georgia may be the poultry capital of the U.S., producing billions of broiler chickens a year. But a company in Greensboro has found success raising and selling another meat bird one-tenth the size of the typical commodity chicken.
CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) - Police are searching for suspects after a $500,000 movie camera was stolen from a crew filming "Dumb and Dumber To" in metro Atlanta.
TLANTA (AP) - Federal investigators are training veterans to help fight child pornography and online sexual exploitation.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Georgia has kept Bulldogs' fans on the edge of their seats in this season of high hopes, tight finishes and an injury list that seems to grow longer with each passing week.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia deer hunters can begin taking to the woods this weekend.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia residents who receive food stamps have been frustrated by problems in a statewide phone call-in system. They say it often blocks their attempts to apply for benefits or renew them.
BOSTON (AP) - Lawmakers and strategists from the Republican Party's establishment are lashing out at tea partyers and congressional conservatives whose unflinching demands triggered the 16-day partial government shutdown and sent the GOP's popularity plunging to record lows.
BLUE RIDGE, Ga. (AP) - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against a north Georgia county, claiming older employees were targeted during layoffs.
BALL GROUND, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in Cherokee County say a man has been arrested on animal cruelty charges after 19 dogs and a cat were removed from his home.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia state labor officials say the number of laid-off workers filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits was down by 3.4 percent in September.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks Inc. has informed employees that it will cut 800 positions in its mortgage business.
MIAMI (AP) - Salsa overtaking ketchup as America's No. 1 condiment was just the start.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some smokers trying to get coverage next year under President Barack Obama's health care law may get a break from tobacco-use penalties that could have made their premiums unaffordable. The Obama administration - in yet another health care overhaul delay - has quietly notified insurers that a computer system glitch will limit penalties that the law says the companies may charge smokers. A fix will take at least a year to ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Industrial and raw material companies powered the stock market higher Tuesday for a fourth straight day of gains. Aluminum maker Alcoa reported second-quarter earnings late Monday that beat analysts' expectations. The company, considered a bellwether for the economy, benefited from strong demand for aluminum used in autos and airplanes. Alcoa was the first major company to announce quarterly results. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 79 points, or 0.5 percent, ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Lawyers for a Georgia inmate scheduled to be executed next week said Monday they have filed papers asking a federal appeals court for a delay until the U.S. Supreme Court weighs in.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland's highest court has ruled that asbestos companies are not liable for illnesses suffered by household members of people who brought the carcinogenic fibers home with them.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed a panel that will consider whether indicted DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis should be suspended from office.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Authorities in Cincinnati have arrested a man who they say was vandalizing a high school while wearing only Spider-Man underwear.
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is rising Monday, ahead of the start of earnings season and on increasing confidence that the economy can support profit growth for U.S. companies.
ATLANTA (AP) - At least 14,500 municipal court cases in Atlanta have been dismissed since 2007 because of breakdowns in communication between city officials, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/16XJti8) reported Saturday
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - That was no burrito. Three people who ordered food at a Taco Bell drive-thru in western Michigan got something more valuable: $3,600 in cash. A Taco Bell employee mistakenly passed the cash to the trio instead of their food Saturday. The money was returned a short time later. Kennidi Rue told WZZM-TV and MLive.com that she and two friends thought about keeping the money but decided they'd feel guilty if ...
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's military has suspended the Islamist-backed constitution and called early elections.
TY TY, Ga. (AP) - South Georgia farmers are struggling to maintain their crops after an unusually wet June.
NEW YORK (AP) - Encouraging news about the U.S. jobs market trumped rising oil prices and worrying developments in Europe's simmering debt crisis on Wednesday. Oil climbed above $102 a barrel for the first time in more than a year as the political turmoil in Egypt intensified, raising the risk of supply disruptions in the Suez Canal. In Europe, traders dumped Portuguese stocks and bonds as the country's government teetered on the edge of ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Republicans voted early Wednesday to move forward with new abortion restrictions, after limiting testimony at a public hearing, refusing to consider Democratic amendments and imposing strict security precautions to prevent disruptions from protesting abortion-rights supporters. On a party-line vote, the Republican majority sent the bill to the full Texas House for a vote next week. Gov. Rick Perry is pushing his allies in the Legislature to move quickly after ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks edged lower in early trading on a mix of worrying developments across the globe. The threat of the European debt crisis re-emerged as bond yields on Portuguese debt yields spiked and the country's government teetered on the edge of collapse. Oil climbed above $102 a barrel for the first time in more than a year as the political crisis in Egypt intensified, raising the risk of supply disruptions in ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Most of Georgia will be under a flood watch as forecasters predict that showers and storms will wash out many Fourth of July activities.