SEC chairman faces questions from Congress after data breach

Published Sep. 26 2017 @ 1:41am

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is likely to face an especially tough hearing in front of Congress on Tuesday, after the agency acknowledged that it also was a victim to a hack.

GOP, White House eye deep cuts to corporate tax rate

Published Sep. 26 2017

The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing...

Feds rush aid to Puerto Rico, while Trump tweets about debt

Published Sep. 26 2017

The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought...

Mexico still tallying the economic cost of big earthquake

Published Sep. 26 2017

Mexican government officials are still tallying up the economic losses of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that caused widespread damage in...

Pence, Bannon campaign for candidates in Alabama Senate race

Published Sep. 26 2017

Sen. Luther Strange and challenger Roy Moore made their final push Monday to sway voters ahead of Alabama's Republican runoff...

Parole board declines to spare life of Georgia inmate set to die

Published Sep. 26 2017

A Georgia prisoner who faces execution this week lost his bid for clemency Monday before the only state authority with...

Prescott, Cowboys pull away to beat Cardinals 28-17

Published Sep. 26 2017

Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes and flipped head over heels into the end zone on a 10-yard run for...

Sen. Collins' opposition all but kills GOP health care drive

Published Sep. 25 2017

The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama's health care law essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan...

Lugo sharp, Mets set team HR record in split with Braves

Published Sep. 25 2017

Seth Lugo pitched two-hit ball over six innings, Travis d'Arnaud hit a record-setting homer for New York and the Mets...

Cowboys kneel before national anthem against Arizona

Published Sep. 25 2017

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, so the speculation was that he...

Ten things to know for Tuesday, Sept. 26

Published Sep. 25 2017

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday, Sept. 26:

Sims sharp, Braves take doubleheader opener from Mets 9-2

Published Sep. 25 2017

Lucas Sims is making his case to be in the Atlanta Braves rotation next season.

Some in NFL set to move past Trump-prodded anthem displays

Published Sep. 25 2017

A day later, there were signs that some around the NFL already were ready to move on from their anthem-related...

Advocates want more police training for mental-health issues

Published Sep. 25 2017

Supervisors for the Georgia Tech police officer who fatally shot a student thought the officer showed promise, but there is...

Feds send aid to Puerto Rico amid growing requests for help

Published Sep. 25 2017

Federal agencies are ramping up their response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico as the Trump administration seeks to...

No. 1 Alabama riding 550-play turnover-free streak

Published Sep. 25 2017

As if Alabama didn't have enough of an advantage over most opponents, the Crimson Tide isn't giving them any help.

QB Eason moving closer to return from injury for No. 7 Dogs

Published Sep. 25 2017

Jacob Eason could be moving closer to playing again for No. 7 Georgia.

Woman texts police after ex allegedly kidnapped her from fair

Published Sep. 25 2017

A 24-year-old man is awaiting extradition back to Georgia.

State rests case in Lookout Valley murder trial

Published Sep. 25 2017

Prosecutors rested their case this afternoon against Derek Morse, the 23-year-old man on trial for murder in the 2014 Lookout...

UPDATE: Suspect in Murray County SWAT standoff allegedly shot and killed wife before shooting himself

Published Sep. 25 2017

A Georgia State Patrol SWAT unit has responded to an incident in Murray County.