The Moth, a global storytelling initiative, turns 20

Published Jun. 27 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - What's your story?

Franklin not trying to be a better Missy, but a happy Missy

Published Jun. 27 2017

Missy Franklin is so upbeat, so full of energy, so dang positive all the time, it's hard to imagine her...

Second suspect arrested in North Georgia narcotics investigation

Published Jun. 26 2017

North Georgia narcotics investigators arrested a second person tied to an investigation at a Flintstone home.

2 GOP lawmakers take seats after special election wins

Published Jun. 26 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican winner of the most expensive House race ever took her seat representing Atlanta's outskirts Monday...

Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning

Published Jun. 26 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A decade after setting Delta Air Line on a post-bankruptcy resurgence, the airline's former chairman and chief...

The Latest: New Georgia, South Carolina lawmakers sworn in

Published Jun. 26 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on new House members (all times EDT):

Not quite warp speed: Speeding man had alien doll passenger

Published Jun. 26 2017

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police say a motorcycle officer who stopped a driver for speeding on a suburban highway north...

What's happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?

Published Jun. 26 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Gun rights advocates entered the Trump era with high hopes. After years of frustration they thought a...

Democracy with no choices: Many candidates run unopposed

Published Jun. 25 2017

When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of...

Column: Kids still playing for all the marbles _ literally

Published Jun. 23 2017

In this world of pompous athletes, overbearing coaches, money-grubbing owners and a win-at-all-costs mindset, it's easy to become jaded.

NY governor's 9/11 worker pardon unlikely to spark a trend

Published Jun. 23 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York governor's pardon of a World Trade Center disaster worker fighting deportation to Colombia...

Watch ole 'Bandit' run: Fans ride to Georgia for film's 40th

Published Jun. 23 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - They had a long way to go and a short time to get there, but hundreds of...

One person injured, businesses flattened in Alabama by suspected tornado

Published Jun. 22 2017

A suspected tornado near Birmingham, Alabama, flattened businesses and injured one person Thursday, while the mayor of a coastal Louisiana...

Drought helps North America's largest white pelican refuge

Published Jun. 22 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Abnormally dry weather may bedevil farmers and ranchers, but is a boon for American white pelicans...

Omari Hardwick makes power moves through Starz drama 'Power'

Published Jun. 22 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - When actor Omari Hardwick read the script for the Starz drama series "Power," he initially wanted to...

Sheriff: Inmates who helped deputy to get shorter sentences

Published Jun. 22 2017

A Georgia sheriff says he will reduce the sentences of inmates who stepped in to help a deputy when he...

The Latest: Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

Published Jun. 22 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local):

1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast

Published Jun. 22 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather Thursday with Tropical Storm...

Man caught urinating at LA County rail station heavily armed

Published Jun. 21 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who was spotted urinating at a Los Angeles County commuter train station on Wednesday...

The Latest: Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

Published Jun. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on reactions to Tuesday's congressional election in Georgia (all times EDT):

In Iowa, Trump ready to rally base, celebrate GOP resilience

Published Jun. 21 2017

President Donald Trump is heading to the Midwest in search of his supporters' warm embrace - and to celebrate a...


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Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

Published Jun. 21 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even...

Georgia official to be reprimanded for 'racist pig' comment

Published Jun. 21 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Commissioners in a suburban Atlanta county have voted to publicly reprimand a colleague for calling civil...