The Latest: University barricades Confederate statue

Published Aug. 22 2017

The Latest on efforts to remove Confederate monuments and the nationwide fallout from a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia...

Confederate memorial removed from outside Maryland court

Published Aug. 22 2017

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) - A Confederate memorial has been removed from outside a Maryland courthouse.

Police: 3-year-old found wandering outside Atlanta apartment

Published Aug. 22 2017

Police say a toddler is safe after being found wandering around a Georgia apartment complex.

Suspected killer sentenced for tying up man in Cobb home, robbing him

Published Aug. 22 2017

Fredrick Hodge, his face covered with a bandanna, pointed a gun in the face of the 61-year-old Marietta man who...

In Georgia, eclipse draws people together to witness history

Published Aug. 21 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Metro Atlanta office workers poured out of their cubicles and socialized atop parking decks while motorists clogged...

Stone Mountain another (huge) test for Confederate symbols

Published Aug. 21 2017

The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground.

Stone Mountain poses another test for Confederate symbols

Published Aug. 21 2017

The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their...

University of Georgia's newest students shattering records

Published Aug. 21 2017

A freshman class with record academic qualifications, culled from a record number of applications, is likely to push University of...

Historic letter, artifacts hidden in Confederate statue in Georgia

Published Aug. 21 2017

Concealed in the base of a Confederate statue in central Georgia is a trove of historic artifacts and documents from...

Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free speech rally"

Published Aug. 19 2017

BOSTON (AP) - Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group...

Suspect in killings of 2 Florida officers arrested at bar

Published Aug. 19 2017

A police officer in Florida died from his injuries Saturday, a day after his colleague was killed when a suspect...

The Latest: Counterprotesters march toward rally in Boston

Published Aug. 19 2017

BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a conservative rally and counter-demonstration in Boston and around the country (all times local):

Boston, cradle of liberty, braces for spirited protests

Published Aug. 19 2017

BOSTON (AP) - Conservative activists and leftist counterprotesters prepared for a confrontation on Boston Common that could draw thousands a...

Trump remarks could sidetrack Democrats from other issues

Published Aug. 19 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a...

Georgia city won't remove memorial to Confederate dead

Published Aug. 18 2017

The mayor of a Georgia city says the city will not remove a memorial to the Civil War dead.

Georgia governor candidate wants Confederate carving gone

Published Aug. 16 2017

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - A candidate seeking to become the nation's first female African-American governor is calling for the...

The Latest: Sheriff will pursue felonies for toppled statue

Published Aug. 15 2017

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a demonstration that resulted in a Confederate statue in North Carolina being torn...

Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

Published Aug. 15 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping on her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead...

Endangered right whale having bad year for accidental deaths

Published Aug. 15 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Marine conservation groups say a high number of accidental deaths this year among the endangered North...

Charges sought against those who toppled Confederate statue

Published Aug. 15 2017

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Investigators are working to identify and charge protesters who toppled a nearly century-old Confederate statue in...

Tiki torch manufacturer president 'appalled' at protesters

Published Aug. 15 2017

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - The head of the Georgia-based company that makes Tiki torches says he was offended by images...

Home Depot beats Street 2Q forecasts

Published Aug. 15 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Home Depot is reporting second-quarter earnings of $2.67 billion, or $2.25 per share.

Confederate group wants Atlanta statue repaired after damage

Published Aug. 14 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - The group that erected an Atlanta monument depicting a Confederate soldier vowed Monday that it will be...