WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 - An intelligence-driven U.S. operation in Pakistan killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden yesterday, President Barack Obama announced in a nationally televised address from the White House late last night.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill paving the way for communities to approve Sunday alcohol sales at stores.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The death toll from severe storms that punished five Southern U.S. states jumped to a staggering 193 Thursday after Alabama canvassed its hard-hit counties for a new tally of lives lost.
WASHINGTON - Americans are paying more for food and gas, a trend that threatens to slow the economy at a crucial time.
ATLANTA (AP) - During their frantic final day Thursday, Georgia lawmakers passed a tough bill cracking down on illegal immigration, clearing the way for Gov. Nathan Deal to sign it.
ATLANTA- Another storm system is headed for Georgia, and forecasters say some severe weather is possible.
STATESBORO - On April 16, Georgia Southern University will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War with an event featuring living history, displays of artifacts and roundtable discussions
ATLANTA - Tax changes that Republicans had promoted as a key part of their agenda are dead for this legislative session.
ATLANTA - A bill designed to crack down on illegal immigration in Georgia that the Senate approved Monday includes some provisions similar to those in a tough law enacted last year in Arizona.
ATLANTA (AP) - In an April 7 story about a band of Creek Indians seeking to establish a reservation on the Georgia coast, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a bill had passed the Georgia Senate that would allow the state to transfer land to the group. The bill does not seek to allow such a transfer, and instead would prevent the transfer of lands under state jurisdiction to any sovereign tribal nation without the express consent of the Georgia General Assembly.
This area's congressman said he agreed to a compromise that avoided shutting down the federal government Friday because of the impact the action would have had on the military.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A last-minute budget deal forged amid bluster and tough bargaining averted an embarrassing federal shutdown, cut billions in spending and provided the first major test of the divided government that voters ushered in five months ago.
SAVANNAH - One worker is dead after a fuel tanker burst into flames at a petroleum distribution plant near the Port of Savannah.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and congressional leaders bargained and blustered by turns Thursday, still short of an agreement to cut federal spending and head off a midnight-Friday government shutdown that no one claimed to want.
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., pushed for legislation that would ensure military service members are paid in the event of a government shutdown.
OLLY OLLY OXEN FREE — Hide-and-seek is becoming a lost art.
PHOENIX — A mother whose infant son died heard his heartbeat for the first time in almost three years.
XENIA, Ohio — A budding YouTube beauty star’s first makeup tutorial went in a different but hilarious direction when she discovered scissors in her grandma ...
Like a thief in the night, Congress recently approved a significant reduction to Social Security benefits for married and divorced couples. Few noticed because the ...
A Text-to-911 feature implemented by a metro Atlanta police department proved key to saving two young children.
One of Alan Rickman's final roles before his death Thursday lasted just 30 seconds and mainly featured a tortoise eating a strawberry.
The Syrian town of Madaya has experienced 23 deaths from starvation under a months-long siege by President Bashar al-Assad's forces, Mic wrote.
Arizona parents owing thousands of dollars in overdue child support are about to be shamed by the state — in 140 characters or less.
The effort to electrify Africa got a positive jolt recently when U.K. and United States development agencies agreed to join forces to provide affordable ...
The American Library Association announced Monday the 2016 winners of awards for children's books — and there are a few rarities along the way.
New research hinted people who opt to chase a bit of extra cash all the time might not be doing much for themselves in terms ...
A picture of Sean Penn made headlines this week by showing the actor shaking hands with the drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, also known as ...
A Texas mom has a warning for parents after a mishap left her 2-year-old fighting for her life: Children's exposure to magnets might be ...
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