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Politics Jul 30Former presidents mourn John Lewis at funeral in Atlanta
John Lewis was mourned, revered and celebrated as an American hero on Thursday at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, a sacred place for many of those who helped to shape civil rights history.
Nation Jul 29WATCH: Funeral service for the late John Lewis in Georgia
John Lewis was celebrated as an American hero during his funeral as former President Barack Obama and others called on people to follow Lewis' example and fight injustice.
Nation Jul 23WATCH: C.T. Vivian, civil rights pioneer, laid to rest in Atlanta
The nation paid its final respects Thursday to the Rev. C.T. Vivian, a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement who helped end segregation across the South and left an enduring imprint on U.S. history.
Politics Jul 17Georgia mask debate ensnares Trump as Gov. Kemp battles Atlanta
More than a dozen other cities and counties defied Republican Gov. Brian Kemp and issued local orders requiring that masks be worn in public. The dispute ratched up several notches this week, leading to tough talk from both the governor…
Nation May 12Local prosecutors under investigation for handling of Ahmaud Arbery slaying
“Unfortunately, many questions and concerns have arisen" about the actions of the district attorneys, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said Tuesday in a statement.
Nation Oct 03Drought conditions worsen across 14 southern U.S. states
Overall, nearly 20 percent of the lower 48 U.S. states is experiencing drought conditions.
Nation Mar 05Tallying the dead, Alabama officials identify 7 tornado victims in one family
The tornado was an EF4 packing winds estimated at 170 mph and chewed a path of destruction up to nine-tenths of a mile wide in Alabama for nearly 27 miles, the National Weather Service said.
Nation Mar 04WATCH: Officials discuss deadly Alabama tornado
Rescuers began tearing through the rubble of mobile homes and houses Monday in search of survivors of a powerful tornado that rampaged through southeast Alabama and killed at least 23 people, including children.
Nation Feb 01Drones deluge Super Bowl stadium despite ban
The sky above the stadium that will host Sunday's Super Bowl is being "inundated" with an alarming number of drones, raising the specter of injuries to tourists or others — or a possible collision with aircraft, the FBI said Friday.
Nation Jan 14Airport security no-shows are soaring as shutdown enters 4th week
Monday marked the first business day after screeners did not receive a paycheck for the first time since the shutdown began.