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ATLANTA - DeAlphia “Dee” Hiers Strickland of Jackson was presented the Edna Earle Teal Award at Mercer University’s 2021 Nursing Alumni Day on Oct. 15. She was also inducted into Mercer’s Georgia Baptist College of Nursing Hall of Honor.
If the Houston Astros win the World Series this year, it will be hard to find anybody happier about it than Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale.
The Broward County Public School Board in Florida voted to relax masking protocols in district-area high schools Tuesday.
Orphaned baby penguin was terrified of water after tourists found her stranded and tried to throw her back into the ocean — watch this guy help her overcome her fear so she can be wild again 💙🥺
In a called meeting Wednesday morning, Oct. 27, the Butts County Board of Education officially approved Dr. Todd Simpson’s intent to retire, effective April 30, 2022.
A judge in Vanessa Bryant's lawsuit concerning allegedly leaked photos of the crash that killed her husband, Kobe Bryant, has granted her motion to compel the Los Angeles sheriff and fire chief to be deposed.
A nor'easter that strengthened into a "bomb cyclone" left hundreds of thousands without electricity in New England by Wednesday morning, and strong winds and heavy rains will continue in places until the storm moves into the Atlantic later in the day.
In late 2017, Facebook had a big problem: users were commenting on, "liking" and resharing posts less than they had in the past.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is backing former football star Herschel Walker's Senate bid in Georgia, a sign that the Republican establishment is aligning behind Walker after initially holding concerns about the GOP candidate's viability.
The disappearance and death of Jelani Day left a mother heartbroken, a family grieving, and a community with more questions than answers.
A Texas mother and her boyfriend have been charged after authorities found three young siblings abandoned in a home along with the decaying body of their brother, police said Tuesday.
From supply chain chaos to worker shortages, America's economic recovery ran into some serious challenges in the third quarter of the year.
There are only 100 days until the Winter Olympics in Beijing, but continuing Covid-19 outbreaks and growing boycott calls are putting a damper on preparations.
The daughter of a former top Saudi intelligence official has told CNN that representatives of the Saudi government attempted to lure her to the same consulate where Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in Istanbul, as part of a series of threats against her and her family.
Three decades after infant remains were found in a North Carolina beach town, police say they have arrested and charged a couple based on new DNA evidence.
The men shot by Kyle Rittenhouse in August 2020 can potentially be referred to at his trial as "rioters" or "looters," a Wisconsin judge said Monday while reiterating his long-held view that attorneys should not use the word "victim."
A California police officer was convicted Tuesday of assault with a firearm, but the jury did not reach a verdict over a voluntary manslaughter charge in the 2018 killing of a 32-year-old Black man who was shot nine times during a low-speed chase.
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi testified in court on Tuesday for the first time since she was overthrown in a military coup.
A top-ranking New York Police Department official testified during a judicial inquiry on Tuesday there was "no coverup" in the internal investigation into officers who were on scene when Eric Garner was killed while in police custody but he questioned why Garner was charged with a felony for…
Attorneys for the estate of Gloria Satterfield, who spent more than two decades as the family housekeeper for embattled South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, say they've reached a settlement with his former law firm.
The House select committee investigating the US Capitol insurrection plans to subpoena John Eastman, a conservative lawyer who had worked with then-President Donald Trump's legal team and tried to convince then-Vice President Mike Pence that he could overturn the election results on January …
Five young climate activists are on their seventh day of a hunger strike outside the White House, to demand government action on climate to match the severity of the crisis.
Two middle school students are being praised for their quick action when their bus driver experienced a medical emergency.
One of the rarest marine mammals in the world, the North Atlantic right whale, has declined 8% in population over the past year, which researchers call deeply concerning for the species' survival.
Democrats are within striking distance of securing agreement on two critical components of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda, according to a source familiar with the negotiations, as they work through final language on the universal preschool and child care components of the package.
In public, Facebook has touted the resources it has dedicated to tackling Covid-19 and vaccine misinformation, even scolding US President Joe Biden for his harsh criticism of the company's handling of the issue. In doing so, it claimed that "more than 2 billion people have viewed authoritati…
A 36-year-old Pontoon Beach, Illinois, police officer was shot and killed Tuesday morning after attempting to approach a suspected stolen vehicle, the Illinois State Police said in a news release.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Cindy McCain as the US ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, securing a longtime Republican ally of President Joe Biden for a spot in his administration.
ATHENS — The quest for the perfect pumpkin each fall doesn’t start at the local patch. In fact, it starts up to 10 years prior for researchers like University of Georgia plant geneticist Cecilia McGregor. McGregor leads breeding efforts in the selective pumpkin variety called the “Orange Bul…
About 9 p.m. on August 11, 2017, several hundred White supremacists, mostly young men, held tiki torches as they formed a line that snaked across Nameless Field at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
A former Liberty University spokesman is suing the university for firing him after he allegedly spoke out on how the school was handling sexual misconduct allegations, according to a suit filed Monday.
A suspect in a reportedly stolen 18-wheeler is accused of jumping out of the moving truck moments before it crashed into a mobile home in Texas, killing a woman and injuring a man.
President Joe Biden is pushing to create a national standard on paid family and sick leave, which already exists in most other developed nations.
An official providing an update on the Golden Ray wreck removal off the coast of Georgia said it is the largest in United States history and required more than 3 million collective man-hours.
President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that he's nominating Jessica Rosenworcel to lead the Federal Communications Commission, which would make her the first woman to serve in the role if she's confirmed by the Senate.
"I am a hunter -- and I think you should be hunted," a woman can be heard saying in a voicemail left for Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs in September. "You will never be safe in Arizona again."
Progressives are warning that their priorities must not be left behind as Democratic leaders race to finalize a deal on President Joe Biden's social safety net plan and push for a House vote on a separate $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Executives from TikTok, Snap and YouTube were grilled by Senators on Tuesday about the steps their platforms are taking to protect their young users, weeks after a Facebook executive faced tough questions on the same issue.
Terry Duane Turner, charged with the murder of a motorist who had parked in his driveway in Texas, "was defending himself and his property," his attorney told CNN.
General Motors has said it intends to sell nothing but electric-powered vehicles by 2035, but it's still 2021, and gasoline consumption isn't over at GM just yet. On the same day GM announced investments in electric vehicle charging, it also unveiled a new 670 horsepower Chevrolet Corvette w…
SOCIAL CIRCLE – Watch out for deer on and near roads during the fall season. The fall season is peak deer activity season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
An exchange of gunfire that left one man dead and an off-duty reserve police officer injured is under investigation, authorities in Georgia said.
TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) -- A person who went missing during a hike last week in Colorado ignored multiple phone calls from search-and-rescue because they didn’t recognize the number, according to authorities.
A Colorado rescue team has some simple advice for lost hikers or anyone else who might find themselves stranded in the mountains -- answer your phone.