Georgia

(AP Photo)

Status of the states on same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court issued a pair of decisions this week with major consequences for efforts to legalize or bar same-sex marriage. One ruling opened the way for California to become the 13th state to allow […]

06/28/2013

Paula Deen issues video apology via YouTube.

Paula Deen’s ‘Today’ appearance ends in tears

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen dissolved into tears during a “Today” show interview Wednesday about her admission that she used a racial slur in the past, saying anyone in the audience who’s never said […]

06/26/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio hears out House conservatives on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has met with House conservatives skeptical of the immigration overhaul bill he helped write. Rubio emerged to say that it’s clear the sweeping bill needs more work […]

06/05/2013

Farm Rich Mozzarella Bites recalled by Rich Products Corporation due to possible E. Coli contamination. (Photo: FDA image / AP)

Rich Products expands frozen food recall

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rich Products Corp. is now recalling all of its frozen snack foods produced at its Waycross, Ga., plant.

04/05/2013

Kevin Ware, University of Louisville guard. (AP Photo)

NCAA Finals Watch: ‘Great motivator’

ATLANTA (AP) — Louisville’s ‘great motivator.’ Kevin Ware is from Rockdale County High School, about 40 minutes east of Atlanta, and he has returned to Georgia a sudden celebrity.

04/04/2013

(AP Photo)

Final Four slate is set

(AP) – After a weekend of blowouts and another upset, the men’s NCAA Final Four is set.

03/31/2013

Sherry West, who says she was pushing her baby in his stroller when a teenage gunman demanding money shot and killed the baby and shot her in the leg, Brunswick, Georgia. (AP Photo)

Police arrest 2 teens in baby killing

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman said Friday a teenager trying to rob her at gunpoint asked, “Do you want me to kill your baby?” before he fatally shot her 13-month-old son in the head.

03/22/2013

Examples of shanks made by inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The defunct and decayed prison serves as one of Philadelphia's quirkiest tourist attractions. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Shivs, more on display at historic Philly prison

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Dozens of prison artifacts are set for display at the historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The brief exhibit opens Saturday and runs for 10 days.

03/21/2013

Clippers waive Thompkins

The Los Angeles Clippers today waived forward Trey Thompkins. The 37th overall selection of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Clippers out of Georgia, Thompkins averaged 2.4 points and 1.0 rebounds in 24 games during his rookie season.

03/14/2013

Firearms for sale. (AP Photo)

Some communities seek to require gun ownership

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Communities from Idaho to Georgia to Maine have been inspired to “require” or recommend their residents arm themselves ever since the Newtown school massacre.

03/08/2013

Obama puts Georgia’s pre-K program in spotlight

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama singled out Georgia’s early childhood education program in his State of the Union address, but the state has stumbled to meet its goal of enrolling every child in pre-K since it made that a priority two decades ago.

02/13/2013

(AP Photo)

Officials: Iowa woman now world’s oldest person

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) – A 115-year-old woman in Iowa has become the world’s oldest living person.

12/05/2012

more

previous