Longer days and prolonged sunlight are signs spring is approaching, but it comes with a small price: setting your clocks one hour ahead. Unless you're in Arizona or Hawaii, losing an hour of sleep is inevitable, but it doesn't mean adjusting is impossible. Here is how your body can quickly adjust to the new time.
From prisons to schools to public housing and hospitals, there is a growing body of research suggesting that space, light, color, noise control and natural views can dramatically shape how an institution helps people learn, heal, reform or simply live.
Even after 56 years of service, Howard Bullard didn't want a retirement ceremony.
A man sentenced to die for the 1990 slaying of his father-in-law in rural Bacon County lived in a trailer in Liberty County at the time of the murder, according to the Georgia Attorney General's office.
No matter what side of the aisle you’re on, or if you walk smack down the center, the last few weeks have been tough ones for America.
You cast your vote. You saw the results. The winning and losing candidates have spoken, attempting to heal the divisions an election can create.
A series of emails released via Wikileaks but apparently hacked directly or indirectly by the Russian state have cast a pall over a number of key American political actors and institutions in recent months.
The edge of steep cliffs pinched against a unruly river is an odd place to build a town. But that's where you'll find Grundy, Virginia, sharing its precarious foothold with a railroad track and two state highways.
With two candidates of highly advanced age — Trump would be the oldest president elected, and Clinton would be the second oldest after Reagan — mainstream observers, including the New York Times, have pushed both candidates to be more forthcoming about their medical records. Clinton’s history of falls, including two that caused serious injuries, in 2009 and 2013, have drawn particular concern.
ATLANTA - This week marks the 100th birthday of Georgia Department of Transportation. A century ago - on Aug. 16, 1916 - the seeds were planted for what would grow into the Georgia DOT. The rutted dirt roads, not fit for bicycles and automobiles, were their way to becoming the paved infrastructure that is now the 10th largest in the nation.
The nation's capital is one of the more aggressive areas in the country pursuing a clean energy plan, and it plans to reach those goals by working in poor and wealthy neighborhoods alike.
The state's Department of Insurance on Thursday postponed a hearing scheduled for this week on the Aetna-Humana merger after federal antitrust officials filed suit to block the proposed deal over anti-competitive concerns.
House Speaker Paul Ryan this week unveiled a 35-page strategy to combat poverty that was met with a contentious, partisan response by legislators and experts on both sides of the aisle.
Rain, snow, hail and sleet: We have seen it all this spring. The American Red Cross recently stated the dos and don’ts on how to handle a thunderstorm with lightning, and debunked some common myths.
The first Earth Day had a decidedly hippie vibe.