Amid protests and a heavy police presence, the Georgia Senate is weighing whether to pass a bill banning almost all abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
The Democrats' road back to the White House runs through the Republican-run South, and not just in the early nominating state of South Carolina.
The Trump administration has approved $3.7 billion in new loan guarantees to support completion of the first new U.S. nuclear reactors in a generation.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says a brake manufacturer based in South Korea plans to open its first North American manufacturing facility in McDonough.
A Chicago judge is expected to rule on whether to let R. Kelly travel overseas to perform several concerts to help the cash-strapped singer pay legal and other bills as he faces sex-abuse charges.
A strategy seems to be emerging for how R. Kelly and his legal team intend to defend him against charges of sexually abusing three girls and a woman.
Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Atlanta included a stop at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's field office and a conversation about the "broader mission of border security."
Attorneys for five people facing federal terrorism-related charges following their arrests last summer in a New Mexico compound raid said Thursday their clients are being prosecuted because they are Muslims.
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is set to speak Sunday at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where Martin Luther King Jr. once occupied the pulpit.
Atlanta's mayor and chief of police are leading a push to re-examine evidence from a string of murders from 1979 to 1981 that terrorized the city's black community.
Prosecutors have rested their case against a Georgia man charged with hiding the death of a slain high school teacher whose body was burned to ash more than a decade ago.
Five former residents of a New Mexico compound where authorities found the remains of a 3-year-old boy are due in federal court on terrorism-related charges.
President Donald Trump took time in a speech in Ohio celebrating the American economy to revisit his grievances against the late Sen. John McCain.
Legislation authorizing Republican Gov. Brian Kemp to pursue a Medicaid waiver has received approval from a state House panel. It would give Georgia more flexibility to use federal funding but also cap who's eligible.
Authorities say nearly four dozen people have been arrested in a Southeast Texas drug trafficking-related investigation dubbed Operation Wrecking Ball.
A man has been arrested in Georgia after a woman told sheriff's deputies she hit her boyfriend with a sword after she found him molesting her 5-year-old daughter.
A Georgia man confessed on video that he helped burn the body of a slain high school teacher for two days until "it looked like it was all ash."
A Republican senator says that he's had enough of President Donald Trump's personal attacks on the late John McCain and that "the country deserves better."
Labrador retrievers are still the most popular U.S. dog breed, but German shorthaired pointers are tugging on the top ranks of doggie pup-ularity.
A truck carrying 40,000 pounds of printer ink overturned on an Atlanta interstate, closing all lanes on an outer loop for four hours. That's 5,500 gallons (20,820 liters) of ink.
The recently formed city of South Fulton, Georgia, has fired its first municipal judge over allegations that she bullied workers and approved filming a reality TV show in her courtroom.
A contract with Atlanta's public transportation provider that would have brought a significant expansion of mass transit has been voted down by a north-metro county.
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she's willing to meet with any candidate running for president in 2020, but warned she has two ground rules.
Approval of a contract with Atlanta's public transportation provider that could bring a significant expansion of transit options is on the ballot in one north-metro county.
Less than a day after the family of a slain single mother of four launched a fundraising appeal, actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry has lent his support.