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.
THE MATRIX — I’m not much for gaming. There was a time in my life where I became obsessed with Sims on my home PC, enjoyed playing Pokemon on my pocket GameBoy, and even dabbled in a little original Spyro on Playstation, mostly because I liked collecting jewels and being followed by a small pixie.
Many of us have heard of the recent terrorist attacks that occurred at the Brussels airport in in Brussels, Belgium.
It’s easy to think of ourselves as humans on Earth, instead of acknowledging that we are as much a part of this planet as the mountains and trees. But given that we are inextricably connected with this world and the other life on it, caring for our home and the very essence of what we are is vital.
COUPEVILLE, Wash. — A young boy who was on the trip of a lifetime with his terminally ill father was crushed when passengers applauded after he was kicked off a plane.
If you don’t like how dirty the U.S. presidential election is getting, then you really won’t like the election in Uganda.
The presidential primary debates, and Donald Trump in particular, have brought new focus on immigration, but a new report documenting the visitors who overstay their visas could reframe the topic.
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney hasn't endorsed a 2016 candidate yet, but has taken the stage to cast doubt on candidate Donald Trump.
This year’s election cycle has reminded me how far out of sync I must be with what “Americans” think is important when it comes to picking their leaders. It makes me wonder if people would seek out the same qualities if they were tasked with selecting new co-workers.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A twin that isn’t expected to live to term was captured holding his sister’s hand during a weekly sonogram.
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 ...
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