The main opposition candidate in Belarus' Sunday presidential election went into hiding the night before challenging longtime leader Alexander Lukashenko, who is seeking his sixth term.
One year after he was swept up in the United States' largest single-state immigration crackdown, a 42-year-old undocumented worker from Guatemala is grateful.
One person is dead and at least nine others were taken to nearby hospitals early Sunday after a shooting in Washington, DC, authorities said.
The suspect in the killing of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has pleaded guilty -- a shocking twist to a case that rocked the small community of Pocahontas.
On a sunny autumn afternoon, two wizards in long, black robes and pointed hats sat down for coffee in one of New Zealand's biggest cities.
The almost eight-minute long video begins with Tim Williams and his twin brother, Fred, sitting side by side.
Schools are reopening, amusement parks are welcoming back visitors, and outdoor dining is the new way to eat out. But despite the signs that life is returning back to normal, the coronavirus pandemic has gone nowhere.
A Black Lives Matter protester turned himself in Saturday after the New York Police Department attempted to arrest him on Friday -- sending a large number of officers to his apartment allegedly without a warrant.
Brazil surpassed 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Saturday as cases exceeded 3 million, according to the latest numbers by the country's Health Ministry.
Every day for nearly a week, Manette Sharick and her 3-year-old daughter, Zhuri, drew "Black Lives Matter" in chalk across the sidewalk outside their home in Concord, California.
ALBANY — Tarlita McCrary said Saturday morning that even though the city of Albany has fallen into wicked ways, her Jesus Saves Ministry is helping the city find its way back toward righteousness.
ALBANY — A near-even split in parents willing to send children back to classrooms and a recent surge of new novel coronavirus cases have made a decision to postpone on-campus instruction easier for officials in the Dougherty County School System.
President Donald Trump tried to assert executive power by signing four actions on coronavirus relief Saturday, one of which will provide as much as $400 in enhanced unemployment benefits after Democrats and the White House were unable to reach an agreement on a stimulus bill this week.
ALBANY – The twinkle in the eyes of students and parents left no doubt that there were smiles under the mandatory facial coverings as Sherwood Christian Academy opened for in-person education on Friday.
The remains of a construction worker have been recovered from the collapsed Hard Rock hotel in New Orleans, Mayor LaToya Cantrell said Saturday, 10 months after the disaster.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s electric membership corporations (EMCs) will play a major role in expanding broadband service in rural Georgia under legislation Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law.
ATLANTA — The state of Georgia’s net tax collections for July 2020, including the recurring monthly tax collections for July and Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-related tax collections delayed by deferral of the April 15 tax filing deadline to July 15, totaled approximately $3.10 billion.
Michelle Obama recently revealed that because of the pandemic and racial injustice in the US, she has been experiencing low-grade depression.
ATLANTA — Georgia officials reported Friday what appears to be the highest single-day total of deaths from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
ATLANTA — Students at more than half of the University System of Georgia’s 26 colleges and universities will return to classes this week with one eye on their studies and another on a widening global pandemic.
TIFTON — Erin Porter, an associate professor of Agricultural Engineering, received the top award presented to a faculty member at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College when she recently received the W. Bruce and Rosalyn Ray Donaldson Award for Teaching Excellence.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor has responded to recent criticism over unpaid unemployment insurance (UI) claims dating back to the middle of March.
ALBANY — With coronavirus cases nearly tripling in July from the previous month, Dougherty County officials warned the community on Friday that the fight against the disease is not over.
ATLANTA — Georgia hospitals and businesses are set to gain new liability protections amid the COVID-19 pandemic through legislation Gov. Brian Kemp signed this week.
If you're being confronted by a bear, there's a few things you should know before running away.
Berkshire Hathaway is recovering from a rough start to the year where it was hard hit by the coronavirus. On Saturday morning, it posted $26.3 billion in net income for the most recent quarter, up almost 87% from last year.
After Kenneth Bloom retired from a career in the grocery business, he didn't stray far. The 61-year-old focused on delivering groceries for Instacart, a role he'd been doing as a side-gig before retirement. The work gave him more flexibility, a source of income to supplement his pension, and…
ALBANY — My photography needs are great, so I spend hours trying to photograph events, family and nature. Living in a rural setting, nature abounds. So with camera in hand, I photograph it. For several years we have seen tracks on our property but very few animals. This year the white-tailed…
As scores of American children return to classrooms under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, free speech experts have bristled at the sight of a public school punishing a student for practicing her right to free speech by sharing a photo of classmates not wearing masks and not social di…
Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff known for his controversial hardline tactics against undocumented immigrants, lost his bid to win back his former position in Maricopa County.
ATLANTA — The League of Women Voters of Georgia has sent out a statewide letter asking citizens to help alleviate the shortage of poll workers in the state.
ATLANTA — The Democratic Party of Georgia filed a lawsuit this week to force Georgia election officials to take steps to cut down long lines at voting precincts ahead of the Nov. 3 general election.
Two bystanders were killed Friday and two more injured by a suspect vehicle in a high-speed police chase, Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said.
ATHENS — A required 10 p.m. cutoff for serving alcohol in bars has put Georgia’s best-known college town in the cross-hairs of a COVID-19 debate.
ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced a strong start to the first month of fiscal year 2021, as the state attracted new investment projects. In the month of July, Georgia announced roughly $574 million in new investments and …
On March 2, Wendy's finally launched its highly anticipated breakfast menu nationwide. Then, two weeks later, the morning commute basically collapsed because of lockdown measures encouraging people to work from home.
Mauritius is facing a "state of environmental emergency" after a wrecked ship began breaking up, spilling oil into the Indian Ocean.
ALBANY — By all standards of measure the “virtual” Knobby Knees Music Festival, held June 28 in the Q-102 radio studio inside Pretoria Fields Brewery due to concerns related to the coronavirus, was a rousing success.