MACON, Ga. — Three Georgia congressmen running for a promotion to the Senate found themselves on the defensive Saturday night, as their Republican rivals urged voters to hold all officials in Washington accountable for the nation's ills.
NASHVILLE — Critics of Common Core standards are hoping to use legislation that broadens the scope of American history teaching requirements to bypass committees that have been holding up action on their bills to terminate or delay Common Core.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A House committee will consider a new version of the education budget that does away with a teacher bonus and instead puts the money toward education employees' health insurance.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Vietnamese official says searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — The Army captain who has accused Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair of sexually assaulting her during their three-year relationship was an ambitious soldier with plans to make the military her career, much like the boss she loved and admired.
MEMPHIS — The Children's Museum of Memphis is being recognized nationally.
PHILADELPHIA — William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at the age of 90.
KELLER, Texas — The brothers of a North Texas man who was aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing over the South China Sea said Sunday their family is leaning on faith and holding out hope for good news about the man they last saw about a week ago.
MEIGS, Ga. — Authorities in south Georgia say a child has been killed in an early morning house fire.
SELMA, Ala. — Speakers at the annual commemoration of a key event in African Americans' fight for voting rights urged Congress to resurrect the requirement for many Deep South states to get federal approval of their election laws.
LAS VEGAS — Brad Keselowski surged ahead on the final lap when Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel, claiming a dramatic victory Sunday in the NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
DULUTH, Ga. — Meighan Simmons scored 17 points, including two go-ahead free throws with 1:45 remaining, and No. 6 Tennessee edged 12th-ranked Kentucky 71-70 on Sunday to win another SEC tournament championship.
A bond hearing is set for 3 p.m. Monday for a Walker County, Ga., man who admitted shooting another man after an argument on Saturday.
KNOXVILLE — Two people were wounded in a shooting Saturday night on East Magnolia Avenue, according to Lt. Bryan Malone of the Knoxville Police Department.
AUSTIN, Texas — Twenty employees of an Austin-based technology company on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight were en route to a business meeting in China, a spokeswoman for the tech firm said Sunday.