Countries across Asia are grappling with their worst coronavirus outbreaks of the pandemic, spurred by low vaccine rates and the highly-contagious Delta variant.
The New York International Auto Show, which had been scheduled to open to the public in just two weeks, has been canceled due to concerns about the Covid-19 Delta variant and the steps being taken to prevent it.
ATLANTA - A civil rights group Wednesday criticized Georgia’s new absentee ballot form as an invasion of privacy.
Disney revealed pricing for its new, highly anticipated Star Wars hotel on Wednesday — and the cost to immerse yourself in a galaxy far, far away for a few days will not come cheap.
School boards across the state of Florida were rattled by Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order that threatened to pull funding from schools that implement mask mandates.
Newton County taxpayers will see a reduction in the fiscal year 2022 millage rate after the Board of Commissioners approved a $77.6 million general fund budget at its regular meeting Tuesday night
The suspect in the violent attack outside the Pentagon on Tuesday that resulted in a death of a Pentagon police officer has been identified as 27-year-old Austin William Lanz of Georgia, according to a law enforcement official and Lanz's former attorney Lisa Wells. Lanz died from injuries su…
A mandatory mask ordinance inside county-owned facilities was reinstated by the Newton County Board of Commissioners at its regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 3.
Dr. Ben Abo, an EMS physician in south Florida, spent the last month helping on the scene of the Surfside condo collapse. Now that he's back working in the emergency room, he says the Covid-19 situation is "worst it's ever been."
CONYERS - With schools re-opening and the Delta variant of the coronavirus continuing to pose a serious threat, Helping Hands Clinic, along with Rockdale County Commissioner Dr. Doreen Williams and Congressman Hank Johnson are sponsoring a “Back-To-School Barbecue: Healthy By Choice” at Whee…
COVINGTON - Two firefighters were among three people injured Tuesday evening, Aug. 3, after a Newton County fire engine struck a vehicle that pulled out in front of it while the firefighters were on their way to an emergency call.
To mark her 40th birthday, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has launched a mentorship program to support women getting back into the workforce after the pandemic.
Pentagon police officer George Gonzalez died Tuesday after sustaining injuries during a violent incident outside of the Pentagon building, according to a release from the Pentagon Force Protection Agency.
Robert Durst, the multimillionaire subject of the HBO crime documentary "The Jinx," had been expected to testify in his defense Wednesday, his legal team had told CNN. But the court adjourned for the day after a lengthy cross-examination of memory expert, Elizabeth Loftus. Durst is now expec…
General Motors' earnings fell short of Wall Street forecasts — but the company expects better results in the second half of the year, even with continued chip shortages and rising raw material costs.
With their crane-like necks, spindle legs and knobbly knees, giraffes are among the best loved and most recognizable of animals.
Lila Hartley is heading into seventh grade next week. She's excited about history class and trying to figure out how to make more friends when she gets back to in-person school.
A growing number of countries are turning to booster vaccine shots as the world grapples with the Delta variant and data on the potential for waning immunity.
CVS will raise its minimum wage for hourly workers from $11 to $15 by next summer, becoming the latest large US chain to pledge a $15 starting rate as companies compete for workers in a tight labor market.
This past weekend I went kayaking — again. I was driving along the backroads toward our beautiful Edisto River here in South Carolina, there in northern Colleton County, when I spied a wonderful habitat. A “loading deck.”
Extreme heat and wildfires continued to plague parts of southern Europe on Wednesday, a day after the top temperature in Greece reached 47.1 degrees Celsius (117 degrees Fahrenheit) -- just shy of the highest ever recorded in Europe.
It could be February before all eligible Americans get at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, according to CNN analysis of CDC data.
An Arizona judge will hear arguments Wednesday over whether a Phoenix school district can require people to wear masks in defiance of a state law banning mask mandates in schools.
California water regulators voted Tuesday to restrict water access for thousands of Central Valley farmers as the state endures a severe drought.
China's spiraling Delta variant outbreak has reached Wuhan, the original epicenter of the pandemic, prompting citywide coronavirus testing as authorities scramble to contain the city's first reported local infections in more than a year.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association treats its Division I men's basketball program better than its women's program in virtually every respect, according to an outside review commissioned by the NCAA that was delivered Monday.
With now at least 80% of eligible residents in Canada's Manitoba province having received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, local health leaders said Tuesday they will implement the least restrictive health orders since the pandemic's start -- a month earlier than they expected.
On Monday, Dasha Kelly was facing eviction and didn't know how she was going to pay her back rent. A day later, thanks to strangers, more than $170,000 has been raised so far for her and her three daughters.
Missouri Republican Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday announced pardons for Patricia and Mark McCloskey, the St. Louis homeowners who pointed guns at protesters near their home last summer.
Frontier Airlines now says it "supports" and will pay the crew of flight attendants it had earlier said were suspended after restraining a passenger charged with groping and punching them.
(The Center Square) – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has instructed state agencies to maintain current spending levels over the next two years.
Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights filed motions Tuesday to separate their federal cases from that of Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in April on state murder charges in Floyd's death.
A federal district judge in Texas temporarily blocked Texas Gov. Greg Abbott from implementing an executive order targeting the transport of migrants who are released from custody.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resistance to leaving office after a damning investigation from the New York attorney general's office has prompted renewed calls for his impeachment across the state.
Pvt. Felix Hall was barely an adult when he was found hanging from a tree on a segregated Army base in Georgia in 1941. His killers were never prosecuted but 80 years later, the US Army has unveiled a memorial to honor the Black soldier who is the only known victim of a lynching on a US mili…
Almost 72,000 children and teens caught Covid-19 last week -- a "substantial" increase from a week earlier, the American Academy of Pediatrics reported Tuesday.
Activision Blizzard is raking in the cash even as the fallout over a harassment and discrimination lawsuit threatens its enormous business.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a fresh stop on certain evictions Tuesday, saying that evicting people could be detrimental to public health and would interfere with efforts to slow the pandemic.
President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he believes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign after a report by the New York attorney general's office found that Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women.
A wall of ice collapsed Monday at the Titanic Museum Attraction, injuring three visitors to the popular tourist spot in Tennessee's Smoky Mountains.
ATHENS – As students prepare to return for the fall semester, the University of Georgia is strengthening its measures to protect the university community from the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 virus.
JEKYLL ISLAND – Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black, who is running for one of Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats, spoke to the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association Summer Conference in Jekyll Island recently and outlined his priorities for helping law enforcement fight the crime wave sweeping across …
The recent expiration of the federal eviction moratorium for renters has led to internal strife inside the Democratic Party, as progressive lawmakers argue President Joe Biden should do more to extend the moratorium, despite his demands for congressional action.
A car bomb exploded near the home of Afghanistan's acting defense minister in Kabul on Tuesday evening, just hours after the Afghan army urged residents in another city to evacuate ahead of an operation against the Taliban.