| May 1, 2015
| 6:39 AM
There are more than 4,700 hospitals in the U.S, spread about evenly between urban and rural areas. But that number has been dwindling.
More than 100 hospitals have closed since 2010, and the pace has quickened in the past couple of years. Hospitals are...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Many parents who have struggled to get medical help for their autistic children will now qualify for insurance coverage under a new law signed Wednesday by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.
Deal signed a bill requiring insurers to cover up to $30,000 in...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON Even though Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a law with much fanfare April 16 to allow medical patients to possess small amounts of cannabis oil, the Clark family still faces a conundrum.
It remains a federal crime to bring the oil that 12-...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Palm Beach County's new school superintendent will make $50,000 more in base salary than his Broward County counterpart, even though he will run a system with about 80,000 fewer students.
Does that make sense? Yes, according to the new CEO theory in...
| Apr 24, 2015
A decision on whether to bring criminal charges in a fiery interstate crash that killed five Georgia nursing students could take months as investigators work to piece together details of the collision, authorities said Thursday.
The deadly, chain-...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:47 PM
A powerful winter storm that blew across the Gulf Coast and into the Carolinas and Virginia left many roads impassable and tens of thousands of people without power Thursday, especially in hard-hit North Carolina.
The wet, heavy snow dragged down...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:29 PM
A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses.
Other states would protect government officials who opt out of performing gay nuptials.
In Georgia, where lawmakers are considering a bill that...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:53 PM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday said a Florida law requiring applicants for welfare benefits to undergo drug testing is unconstitutional, a decision that could affect efforts to enforce similar laws in other states.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:52 PM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday said a Florida law requiring applicants for welfare benefits to undergo mandatory drug testing is unconstitutional, a decision that could affect efforts to enforce similar laws in other states.
The 11th U.S. Circuit...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia.
Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:48 PM
"When will this insanity stop?"
That was the question asked over the weekend by the grieving father of a 20-year-old gunshot victim in Isla Vista.
The answer, tragically, is that it's not likely to end any time soon. ------------
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