ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.
State and National News
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy last week released "Solar in the Southeast 2018," its second annual report on solar expansion.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The campaign of U.S. Sen. David Perdue has paid a $30,000 fine to federal regulators for violations discovered in the Georgia Republican's fundraising reports from the 2014 election.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Kimi Cole is tired of excuses from presidential candidates who say it's too expensive and time-consuming to visit areas of rural Nevada like her town of Minden, population 3,400.
ATLANTA (AP) — Strong storms are roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.
PARIS (AP) — A "computer glitch" may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral's rector said Friday, as architects and construction workers tried to figure out how to stabilize the damaged structure and protect it from the elements.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mueller Report finally out, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions. Two Mueller Report books already are in the top 100 on Amazon.com.
GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's judicial watchdog agency has recommended that suspended Superior Court Judge Mack Crawford of the Griffin Judicial Circuit be removed from office for the alleged theft of court funds.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker says new evidence supports his efforts to oust the state House speaker following reports the powerful Republican repeatedly used his position to delay court proceedings for criminal defendants who are clients of his law practice.
WASHINGTON — The race for the White House is already dominating headlines, but new campaign finance disclosures show donors in both parties are also opening their wallets to renew the fight to control the House in 2020.
PARIS (AP) — France paid a daylong tribute Thursday to the Paris firefighters who saved the internationally revered Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued many of its treasures. As the ceremonies took place, construction workers hurriedly secured key sections of the fire-weakened cat…
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Several students of a Georgia high school have been disciplined over a video that shows them acting out a deportation and then saying "Remember, f--- the Mexicans."
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020, meaning establishment, centrist Democrats will have one less option in a nominating free-for-all that so far has highlighted the party's leftward shift.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Kamala Harris, who has made her prosecutorial record a centerpiece of her presidential bid, said she now has misgivings about a California law she championed that punished parents of habitually truant schoolchildren.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Ruth traveled to Texas last year to knock on doors when former Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke ran for the Senate. Now she’s concerned he’s repeating mistakes from that race, and she told him so to his face.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury meeting in North Carolina is weighing whether to recommend criminal charges in the tainted congressional race.
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke defended the level of charitable donations listed on his recently released tax returns, saying he has donated time and given small amounts to “so many” organizations that it wasn’t worth keeping track for the tax break.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law a bill that would allow certain patients to access a low-potency cannabis oil they can already legally use.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar has agreed to become the second Democratic presidential candidate to hold a town hall meeting on Fox News Channel.
SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (AP) — Five relatives have pleaded not guilty in the deaths of teenage siblings found buried in their father's yard in Georgia.
PARIS (AP) — Nearly $1 billion in donations have poured in for the vast restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral — but a pledge by French President Emmanuel Macron that it will be completed within five years was facing accusations of being wildly off track.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man wanted in a fatal shooting in Georgia is now accused of shooting a 2-year-old girl in Tennessee and then crashing a car into a teen while fleeing police.
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke declined to sign a pledge from climate activists not to accept any money from the fossil fuel industry, saying he won’t take donations from oil and gas executives, lobbyists or political action committees but won’t turn down contri…
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates ahead of this week's first quarter fundraising deadline.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A series of scandals surrounding Virginia's top Democrats has made it difficult for them to raise money in a key election year.
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — A convicted drug dealer who escaped from a federal prison facility in Georgia last month has been arrested in Willimantic, Connecticut.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders took heat from some Democrats for holding a town hall on Fox News Channel but there's one result hard to argue with: it was the most-watched candidate event in the election campaign so far.
WASHINGTON — In a presidential race where almost every candidate claims to be supported by small donors and immune from the ills of big money in politics, the first round of campaign finance disclosure statements have made clear that some are much closer to the grassroots than others.
HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently toured this waterlogged town near the Missouri River, blasting President Donald Trump as complicit in the flooding that has plagued large swaths of western Iowa in recent weeks.
WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a fleeing man now faces a lawsuit as well.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — A city worker of Warner Robins, Georgia, is appealing his unpaid suspension over allegations that he falsely reported crimes and lied to authorities during a criminal investigation.
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke released a decade’s worth of tax returns showing that in 2017, he and his wife, Amy, made $370,412 from his salary, investments and other income.