Report: KKK chapters drop steeply despite 'hate group' surge

Published Feb. 22 2018

The number of Ku Klux Klan chapters in the U.S. is plummeting as a new generation of khaki-clad racists rejects...

Georgia nurses indicted on murder, neglect charges

Published Feb. 22 2018

A Georgia grand jury has indicted two nurses and an aide in the death of an elderly patient.

Evangelist Billy Graham left his mark on Chattanooga

Published Feb. 22 2018

They came to see the famous pastor every night, thousands of them.

Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online

Published Feb. 22 2018

When it comes to the Olympics, too much choice can paralyze you with indecision. With five television channels, online streaming,...

Federal agency seeks fine for violations at Georgia nuclear plant

Published Feb. 22 2018

A federal agency Wednesday proposed a $145,000 fine for safety violations at Plant Vogtle, saying employees failed to perform "vital"...

Ford ousts a top executive over 'inappropriate behavior'

Published Feb. 22 2018

Ford Motor Co. has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of inappropriate behavior.

Tearful Florida student asks Trump, 'How do we not stop this?'

Published Feb. 21 2018

Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday...

Compromise eases path for Sunday wine and liquor bottle sales in Tennessee

Published Feb. 21 2018

A bill to legalize Sunday wine and liquor bottle sales in Tennessee easily cleared its first legislative hurdle Wednesday after...

For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents

Published Feb. 21 2018

He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman. Confided in - and deeply hurt by - Richard Nixon. A source...

Judges seek more information on planned Alabama execution

Published Feb. 21 2018

Federal judges are seeking more information about an upcoming Alabama execution in which the state plans to connect the lethal...

Georgia prison officials investigate apparent inmate suicide

Published Feb. 21 2018

Prison officials say they're investigating the fourth apparent suicide of a Georgia inmate this year.

Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps even most basic details secret

Published Feb. 21 2018

It was a tally so impressive that President Donald Trump touted it at his State of the Union address: Since...

Drought over: U.S. women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

Published Feb. 21 2018

As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself...

Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

Published Feb. 21 2018

As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his...

Students across U.S. stage walkouts to protest gun violence

Published Feb. 21 2018

Students at high schools across the U.S. are staging walkouts to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's...

Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

Published Feb. 21 2018

The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant...

Students walk out of school to remember, protest after Florida school shooting

Published Feb. 21 2018

A number of students at a Florida high school walked out of their classrooms to remember the 17 students killed...

Rev. Billy Graham dies at 99; prominent evangelist made history in Chattanooga

Published Feb. 21 2018

Evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99.

Japanese father of 13 surrogate children veiled in mystery

Published Feb. 21 2018

TOKYO (AP) - A Japanese man who has won legal custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand has remained virtually...

States could face severe flooding, other problems in Midwest

Published Feb. 21 2018

Several states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and...

Florida shooting survivors in capital, demand action on guns

Published Feb. 21 2018

Students who survived the Florida school shooting prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used...

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

Published Feb. 21 2018

The Trump administration Tuesday spelled out a plan to lower the cost of health insurance: give consumers the option of...

Georgia governor proposes slashing taxes after federal 'windfall'

Published Feb. 21 2018

The governor and lawmakers have announced a proposal to slash income taxes in Georgia in response to federal tax changes...