The Confederate memorial statue at the center of Covington’s Historic Square will be removed, following a 3-2 vote by the Newton County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night.
A potential vaccine for COVID-19 being tested at Emory University in Atlanta has shown promising early results after months of clinical trials, researchers announced late Tuesday.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been taken to the hospital and treated for a possible infection, according to a court spokeswoman.
Apple customers who purchased certain previous iPhone models can now submit claims for about $25 per phone as part of the company's settlement of a class action lawsuit that accused it of slowing down older devices.
COVINGTON — Axe throwing is coming to the Covington Square. By a 4-2 vote at their July 6 meeting, the Covington City Council approved a Special Use Permit (SUP) for an axe throwing amusement/entertainment business at 1113 Church St., the former location of Blair on the Square Boutique. The …
A second organization has asked the court to intervene in a decision by the Henry County Board of Commissioners to remove the Confederate monument on the McDonough square.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she's willing to delay or scrap House lawmakers' summer break to negotiate additional economic relief for Americans suffering from the coronavirus pandemic.
Peacock, NBCUniversal's new streaming service, is ready to flaunt its colorful library of content and its attention-grabbing price point of $0.
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday proposed spending $2 trillion over four years on clean energy projects and ending carbon emissions from power plants by 2035.
Richard Branson is pumping more money into Virgin Atlantic as part of a £1.2 billion ($1.5 billion) rescue deal to keep the airline solvent just days before it is due to resume passenger flights.
Four of the nation's former top health officials took an extraordinary step Tuesday to combat the Trump administration's efforts to disregard and politicize guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaking out in a scathing Washington Post op-ed.
America’s Founders regarded a free press as so vital to the new nation that they took care to include that right in the First Amendment to the Constitution.
Delta CEO Ed Bastian says he is "ashamed" that he has not paid more attention to fostering diversity within the airline's executive leadership roles and will look at adding more Black members to its board of directors "over the next couple of years."
Wells Fargo swung to its first quarterly loss since the Great Recession, forcing the struggling bank to warn it will likely slash its coveted dividend by 80%.
Delta Air Lines posted its worst loss since 2008, and it warned that bookings are declining as Covid-19 cases rise, forcing the airline to trim its schedule again.
Verizon hasn't laid off any of its 135,000 employees during the pandemic. Instead, the company has retrained around 20,000 workers for new careers.
JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest bank, reported a 51% plunge in second-quarter profits as provisions for credit losses spiked and the shape of the recovery became increasingly uncertain.
Joe Biden's campaign is debuting its first general election television ad in Texas on Tuesday, dipping its toes in a state long considered a Republican stronghold and one that's seen an uptick in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks.
Three states host down-ballot contests on Tuesday -- in Maine, Alabama and Texas. The most high-profile race is the primary in Alabama, where former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is trying to reclaim his old Senate seat.
Daniel Lewis Lee, a convicted killer, was executed Tuesday morning in the first federal execution in 17 years after the Supreme Court issued an overnight ruling that it could proceed.
Fired US Attorney Geoffrey Berman said he did not believe President Donald Trump had the authority to remove him, but he agreed to step aside once his deputy was named acting US attorney for the Southern District of New York, Berman told a congressional committee last week.
DALLAS, TX (KTVT) -- A West Texas sheriff has died due to complications from COVID-19, according to a law enforcement association.
The US military has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks, with the number of confirmed cases in July growing by about 4,000, a jump of about 60%, according to Defense Department statistics.
A new plan under development by the White House and Senate Republicans to deal with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is expected to include financial incentives to push schools to reopen while also shielding health care workers and companies against lawsuits, Republicans said Monday…
A federal judge Monday blocked a Georgia law from taking effect that would ban most abortions after a heartbeat is detected, marking a pivotal decision in a case that has enflamed passions in the state for more than a year.
Beginning Monday, July 20, the Conyers-Rockdale Library will allow limited access to the library by appointment only through the Browse, Borrow & Go program.
Rockdale County Public Schools is offering a full-time virtual learning option for the 2020-21 school year.
Three properties that Newton County purchased for the now-discontinued Bear Creek reservoir project have been sold back to the previous owners.
The remarkable stock market comeback of 2020 briefly had another notch in its belt Monday: Stocks once again turned positive for the year. But the sizable rally fizzled late in the day, and the market turned negative.
Tesla is scrapping plans for a bargain Model Y SUV because of its short range on a single charge, CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet over the weekend.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law has a history of racism and encourages civilians lacking law enforcement training to take the law into their own hands, civil and human rights advocates said Monday.
RTW Retailwinds, which owns women's retailer New York & Co., has filed for bankruptcy, continuing the steady march of Chapter 11 filings for brands that were once mall staples.
ATLANTA – State Representative Vernon Jones, D-Lithonia, will visit the White House to meet with President Donald Trump and participate in the president’s roundtable discussion on law enforcement and community relations today, Monday, July 13, 2020.
When Electronic Arts debuted the "Rocket Arena" trailer in late June, people were quick to nickname the video game "Fortnite 2."