Wealthy Republican businesswoman Kelly Loeffler was sworn in Monday as the newest senator from Georgia, a political newcomer who takes office amid a presidential impeachment, swirling tensions with Iran and at the dawn of what looms as a bruising national…
By Alan Fram, Ben Nadler, Associated Press
After purging more than 300,000 voters from the rolls, Georgia election officials restored roughly 22,000 of them Thursday, citing an error in the way their voting history had been screened.
By Ben Nadler, Kate Brumback, Associated Press
U.S. District Judge Steve Jones allowed Georgia's purge to move forward Monday after a lawyer for the state said the voter maintenance program was already running and that any voters deemed to have been wrongly removed could have their registrations…
By Scott Bauer, Associated Press
Gov. Brian Kemp’s selection of Kelly Loeffler pushed aside intense criticism from hardcore Trump advocates who said Loeffler is too moderate and inexperienced for the job. Many of those critics wanted Kemp to tap Rep. Doug Collins, one of Trump’s…
By Ben Nadler, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, Beijing sharply criticized Congress over a bill blasting China’s detention of ethnic Muslims. China's foreign ministry warned the reprimand could affect ongoing trade negotiations. Also, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani again claimed the U.S. helped foment…
By Associated Press
The former president fracturing his pelvis, although the fracture has been described as minor.
By Kate Brumback, Associated Press
The law signed in May by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, before many women realize they're expecting. It allows for limited exceptions.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Carter became the longest-lived U.S. president in history this spring, surpassing George H.W. Bush.
By Russ Bynum, Associated Press
Four crew members trapped in the belly of an overturned cargo ship waited for nearly 36 hours in pitch darkness and oven-like heat, perched on pipes and railings above deep water before they were pulled to safety, coordinators of the…
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