PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An arctic blast that sent shivers across the Midwest spread to the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, with bitter weather establishing new records from Mississippi to Maine.
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ATLANTA (AP) — Emory University President Claire Sterk will retire from leading the Georgia university in August, returning to a full-time faculty role.
ATLANTA (AP) — Prison officials in Georgia are preparing to execute a man Wednesday evening for the fatal shooting of a convenience store clerk 25 years ago.
LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — Police say road rage that began on a metro Atlanta freeway led a gunman to open fire into a carload of five people after they turned onto a nearby street, killing one of them and critically wounding another.
ATLANTA (AP) — Emory University is throwing its support behind an effort to foster a new generation of farmers close to Atlanta, the university announced Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — The city of Atlanta is seeking an artist to create 30 drawings or paintings of the victims of the Atlanta child murders that terrorized the city in the 1970s and 1980s.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — One of Georgia's largest public school districts has voted to remove its superintendent, months after he announced his intention to leave by the end of the school year.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Northampton County election officials on Tuesday uncovered more than 200 votes that had not been part of the initial tally, affecting the result of the Lower Saucon Township Council race and adding to the problems the county had in tabulating votes on election night.
BALTIMORE — Less than a month ago, Rep. Elijah Cummings’ wife, friend and staffer took the stage during his funeral at New Psalmist Baptist Church to eulogize the venerated congressman they each loved and respected.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are giving President Donald Trump a reality show for the ages as they take their case public for his impeachment.
ATLANTA (AP) — Enrollment at Georgia's public colleges and universities reached an all-time high for the fifth year in a row, powered mostly by increases at a few of the state's largest schools.
NEW YORK (AP) — The unredacted Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and enhanced interrogation program runs approximately 6,700 pages and includes some 38,000 footnotes. It doesn't exactly scream Hollywood.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Snow and cold records fell as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday.
ATLANTA — Former President Jimmy Carter was recovering Tuesday following surgery to relieve pressure on his brain from bleeding linked to recent falls.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials have made appointments to the state medical marijuana commission, a key step toward implementing a law designed to increase patient access.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The DeKalb County commission in Georgia has approved the text that will be engraved on a marker that recognizes lynching victims in the county.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Mark Sanford dropped his challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, saying the focus on impeachment has made it difficult for his campaign to gain traction.
ATLANTA (AP) — Court documents say the Clark Atlanta University student reported missing and later found dead was strangled, placed in a plastic bin and dumped at a park.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race after just two months on the campaign trail.
ATLANTA (AP) — Enrollment rose at Georgia's public universities and colleges this fall, with overall enrollment increasing 1.5% statewide to 333,507. Here are totals for each school and the percentage change from last fall:
Promoting her much-discussed plan to create a single-payer “Medicare for All” health system, Sen. Elizabeth Warren emphasized a striking figure.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A trucker who stabbed and seriously injured a colleague during an argument over the cleanliness of their truck's cabin has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
ATLANTA (AP) — Spokeswoman: Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering after surgery to remove pressure on brain; no complications.
ATLANTA — The private companies that make voting equipment and build and maintain voter registration databases lack any meaningful federal oversight despite the crucial role they play in U.S. elections, leaving the nation’s electoral process vulnerable to attack, according to a new report.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Residents of an Atlanta suburb want the federal government to investigate cases of cancer near a medical sterilization plant that uses a gas linked to an increase cancer risk.
ROME, Ga. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a lawsuit can move forward against a Georgia boarding school and a former teacher accused of sexually abusing students there decades ago.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls, his spokeswoman said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is considering making a late run for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to two people with knowledge of his deliberations, underscoring some Democrats' deep uncertainty about the party's current crop of contenders.
BALTIMORE — Maryland Democratic Party Chairwoman Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, is running for her husband’s seat, arguing Monday she was the best option to carry out his legacy and continue his vision.
ATLANTA (AP) — President Jimmy Carter hospitalized for a procedure to relieve swelling on his brain from recent falls, spokeswoman says.
MINNEAPOLIS — Lawmakers from Minnesota’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party are studying legislation to open access to presidential primary ballots after the state Republican Party excluded rivals to President Donald Trump from the state’s March 2020 GOP primary.
CHICAGO (AP) — The 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign drew a record six female candidates to the field. But with just less than three months until voting starts, only one has risen to the top tier.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — On Veterans Day, President Donald Trump paid tribute to America's troops at a New York City parade as top 2020 Democratic candidates outlined their plans for the Department of Veterans Affairs, such as naming a woman to run the agency for the first time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about misinformation on Facebook, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a false story about Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar had an estimated 770,000 views. It had an estimated 77,000 views.