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Georgia governor: Loss of All-Star game will hurt minorities

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's Republican governor on Saturday stepped up his attack on Major League Baseball's decision to pull this summer's All-Star Game from the state in response to a sweeping ne...

US lawmakers decry violence against Asians in Georgia visit

ATLANTA (AP) — Members of Congress laid flowers Sunday at the three massage businesses in Georgia where a gunman killed eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, and demanded that prosecutors ...

For many motel dwellers, eviction ban provides no relief

ATLANTA (AP) — For more than five years, home for Armetrius Neason has been a hotel outside Atlanta. He's adorned the walls with dozens of pictures of Black celebrities and icons. It's the address on ...

Experts: Georgia vaccine woes at least partly self-inflicted

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's failure to open mass vaccination sites earlier and relatively slow expansion of eligibility for the shots are to blame in part for the state's dismal COVID-19 inoculation rate...

6 dead named as inquiry into fatal nitrogen leak continues

ATLANTA (AP) — Workers at a northeast Georgia poultry plant said they escaped through a fog of vaporizing liquid nitrogen that killed six of their coworkers, as an investigation continued Friday into ...

Trump administration sued over Georgia health plan

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's plan to overhaul how state residents buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act would “tear a hole” in the ACA, “eviscerating” its achievements, a federal lawsuit says...

In coronavirus vaccine drive, Deep South falls behind

ATLANTA (AP) — The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but four states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates that have alarmed health experts...

Ossoff seals Democrats' sweep; will be youngest US senator

ATLANTA (AP) — As a teenager, Jon Ossoff was inspired by the pivotal role John Lewis played in the fight for racial equality when the civil rights icon was in his early 20s. He was i...

Democrats in Georgia Senate contests take in more than $200M

ATLANTA (AP) — The Democrats running for Georgia's two U.S. Senate seats each raised more than $100 million over two months, a massive haul that eclipsed campaign contributions to their Republican opp...

Harris, Ivanka Trump stump in Georgia ahead of Senate runoff

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — Campaigning in Georgia on Monday, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris stressed a need to elect Democratic U.S. Senate candidates who will advance President-elect Joe Biden's agenda. ...

Loeffler's wealth, Trump loyalty face scrutiny in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — In the fight to retain her U.S. Senate seat, Republican Kelly Loeffler has boasted she is “more conservative than Attila the Hun” and has a “100% Trump voting record.” She has backed th...

In Georgia, Warnock brings faith and activism to the arena

ATLANTA (AP) — In 2008, when Barack Obama was under fire for a sermon his former pastor delivered years earlier, the aspiring president distanced himself from the preacher’s fiery words that channeled...

Senate control brings new urgency to Georgia turnout drive

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — In a black face mask and cap, activist Garrett Bess walked up driveway after driveway of million-dollar homes in suburban Atlanta on a recent afternoon, placing a flyer in each door...

Advocates race to find Georgia voters who cast bad ballots

ATLANTA (AP) — Advocates for both presidential candidates raced Friday to find every person in Georgia who submitted a flawed ballot before time ran out to fix the paperwork in a race that could be de...

Trump administration approves Georgia health plan

ATLANTA (AP) — The Trump administration has approved Georgia's plan to overhaul how state residents buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The Centers for Medicare &...