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Investors played it safe on Monday ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. While large company stocks ended the day little changed, smaller, riskier stocks slumped.
The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."
Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say he continued to improve over the weekend, but he is getting bored in his isolation room.
Atlanta police say a disassembled rice cooker prompted a partial terminal closure and investigation at the world's busiest airport.
Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and his Democratic challenger Jason Carter are attacking each other's public education record and questioning their opponent's plan to improve it.
Two Vietnam War soldiers - one still living, one killed in action - received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they threw themselves into harm's way to protect their brothers in combat. President Barack Obama praised the soldiers as patriots whose sacrifices had never been fully realized by a nation divided over the legacy of the Vietnam War.
Starting Tuesday, law enforcement on Interstate 85 in both Georgia and South Carolina will begin a campaign that targets unsafe driving behaviors among commercial vehicles.
A Buford couple accused of confining their oldest son in a small room for almost two years has been indicted on child cruelty charges.
Democrat David Vogel is bicycling through the 9th district for the past few days, and today, he pedaled through Gainesville.
Hall County officials turned over soil in a ground breaking ceremony this morning at Cherokee Bluffs Park in the south end of the county.
A fourth American who contracted Ebola in West Africa was expected to arrive in the U.S. for care Tuesday and will be treated at an Atlanta hospital where two other aid workers successfully recovered from the disease, the hospital said Monday.
Seeking to rally national unity, President Petro Poroshenko visited a southeastern port Monday that has been assaulted for days by Russian-backed separatists and declared the city would remain a part of Ukraine.
The European Council on Monday formally adopted a package of further sanctions against Russia over its actions in eastern Ukraine, but is delaying the enforcement to assess the implementation of the cease-fire agreement first.
A slump in energy companies is pulling the U.S. stock market slightly lower.
Hawks officials agreed Monday to meet with civil rights leaders after a team owner disclosed that he wrote a racially charged email theorizing that black fans kept white fans away.
A lawsuit says a tiny missing part caused an Army helicopter to spin out of control and crash during a training flight in Georgia eight months ago, killing the co-pilot and seriously injuring two crew members.
Hundreds of children in more than 10 states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials say may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.
Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released that appears to show the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.
Atlanta police say a group of demonstrators pushing for higher wages for fast food workers have been arrested and are being held in the city jail.
Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.
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