| 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...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 5:49 PM
When it comes to parties, ringing in the new year has nothing on the swearing-in soirees for governors across the country.
In Texas, organizers are hoping to raise $4 million to celebrate the incoming governor and are planning a concert headlined by Lady...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:17 PM
German luxury automobile maker Mercedes-Benz said Tuesday that it's moving its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Atlanta, in part to be closer to its manufacturing facility in Alabama.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said the state offered an incentive...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:20 PM
ATLANTA Mercedes-Benz, the storied German automaker, confirmed on Tuesday weeks of speculation that the company will move its U.S. division headquarters to metro Atlanta.
The company said in a news release it will move executives and staff into a...
| 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...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 8:10 PM
As the funding controversy swirled around Susan G. Komen for the Cure this week, much of the criticism was directed not at the group's chief executive but at a Maryland native who serves as a senior policy adviser.
Karen Handel, who faced a hard-luck...
| Aug 26, 2012
This year's drought, along with recent news reports of the lowest corn yield in 17 years, has rekindled the food vs. fuel debate — and, for good reasons. When Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act in 2007, an ambitious schedule...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:02 AM
There's a saying in Georgia that voters tend to date the rebel but marry the banker, and that may be the outcome of Tuesday's hard-fought GOP primary runoff for an open Senate seat in the Peach State.
Jack Kingston, the affable 11-term congressman,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:06 AM
At least 30 people across six states have been killed by a vicious storm system that unleashed dozens of tornadoes and was threatening to cause more damage in heavily populated regions of the U.S. South on Tuesday.
The hardest hit states have been...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:39 PM
In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Its official name is the Safe Carry Protection Act.
Critics call it the "guns everywhere bill."
Legislation awaiting the governor's signature in Georgia would allow guns in bars, churches, airports and schools. It has drawn national attention...