All eyes on Trump-nominee judges as SC divided on inclusion of gay, transgender workers in law barring workplace sex bias
All eyes on Trump-nominee judges as SC divided on inclusion of gay, transgender workers in law barring workplace sex bias

Judges Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh are yet to state their stance even as the verdict is expected to colour the presidential campaign of 2020.

Jimmy Carter suffers black eye, gets 14 stitches after bad fall at home in Georgia days after 95th birthday
Jimmy Carter suffers black eye, gets 14 stitches after bad fall at home in Georgia days after 95th birthday

Carter wore an Atlanta Braves baseball cap, but his left eye was swollen and bruised and he had a white bandage above his eye.

Hillary says staying married to Bill Clinton after the Lewinsky affair was the 'gutsiest' personal decision she has ever made
Hillary says staying married to Bill Clinton after the Lewinsky affair was the 'gutsiest' personal decision she has ever made

Chelsea Clinton, who was also present during the interview for their new book titled 'The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience' was taken aback by her mother's admission

RNC launches 'Stop the Madness' campaign to 'cause chaos' within the Democratic Party over Trump impeachment inquiry
RNC launches 'Stop the Madness' campaign to 'cause chaos' within the Democratic Party over Trump impeachment inquiry

The committee wants supporters to sign petitions, donate, and get involved in demonstrations as the Republican party 'fights back on this impeachment craziness'

US Coast Guard rescues all four crewmen trapped inside cargo ship that caught fire and capsized
US Coast Guard rescues all four crewmen trapped inside cargo ship that caught fire and capsized

The rescue was made after drilling into the hull's steel plates to extract the crew members more than a day after their vessel overturned while leaving a Georgia port.

Georgia college volleyball player, 21, dies after her car crashes into tree while hurrying home ahead of Hurricane Dorian
Georgia college volleyball player, 21, dies after her car crashes into tree while hurrying home ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Karissa Grace Tatum crashed her car into a tree while driving back home and succumbed to her injuries this past week.

KFC partners with Beyond Meat to test plant-based nuggets and boneless wings in Atlanta starting today
KFC partners with Beyond Meat to test plant-based nuggets and boneless wings in Atlanta starting today

California-based startup Beyond Meat said it developed the new product specifically for KFC. It's made with wheat protein coated in a proprietary breading.

15-year-old student left 'permanently disfigured' after suffering third-degree burns all over body in science experiment mishap
15-year-old student left 'permanently disfigured' after suffering third-degree burns all over body in science experiment mishap

Malachi McFadden, 15, is in intensive care and in a 'really bad situation' after the experiment on the second day of classes saw him suffer third-degree burns all over his body

Six-year-old boy drowns in wave pool at Florida's Daytona Lagoon after father looked away briefly to attend to his younger child
Six-year-old boy drowns in wave pool at Florida's Daytona Lagoon after father looked away briefly to attend to his younger child

Park manager Tyler Currie said the child was underwater when a lifeguard jumped in and helped pull him out of the pool, but was found to be unresponsive.

Video shows 2-year-old climbing onto conveyor belt at Atlanta airport, completing 5-minute-long ride after sneaking away from mom
Video shows 2-year-old climbing onto conveyor belt at Atlanta airport, completing 5-minute-long ride after sneaking away from mom

Edith Vega said that she looked away from her son, Lorenzo, "for a second", and the next thing she knew, he had climbed onto the conveyor belt and was being transported along with the other luggage

4-month pregnant Georgia woman shot dead while trying to protect 3-year-old son from gunfight outside home
4-month pregnant Georgia woman shot dead while trying to protect 3-year-old son from gunfight outside home

Auriel Callaway lost her life along with her unborn child after being struck by a stray bullet as shots were fired between two groups outside her home

Georgia man stabs and kills girlfriend, three children including 1-month-old girl in 'most brutal' case of domestic violence
Georgia man stabs and kills girlfriend, three children including 1-month-old girl in 'most brutal' case of domestic violence

27-year-old Travane Brandon Jackson, who was arrested for domestic violence two years ago, killed his girlfriend, 29-year-old Jerrica Spellman, and her children on Wednesday

Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility
Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility

The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'

New Orleans storm swamps streets, paralyzes traffic as concerns grow about possible hurricane coming next
New Orleans storm swamps streets, paralyzes traffic as concerns grow about possible hurricane coming next

The storm was associated with a broad area of disturbed weather in the Gulf that forecasters said was on track to strengthen into a hurricane by the weekend. The system was expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday morning, a tropical storm by Thursday night and a hurricane on Friday.

Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80
Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80

Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book 'Ball Four' has died at 80 after a long battle with brain disease

Georgia mother left 3-year-old alone at home for hours while she went out drinking
Georgia mother left 3-year-old alone at home for hours while she went out drinking

26-year-old Kelly May Algar was charged for reckless conduct and cruelty to children after she went about five miles away to drink, leaving her 3-year-old home alone for hours.

Georgia couple sends contractor back after he shows up to work with huge Confederate flag on his truck
Georgia couple sends contractor back after he shows up to work with huge Confederate flag on his truck

The Confederate flag, which was used by the seceded Southern states or the Confederacy during the Civil War, is controversial in the United States due to its longstanding associations with racism, slavery, segregation, and white supremacy.

Over 1000 people 'waiting in line' to adopt baby India who was found dumped in a plastic bag in Georgia
Over 1000 people 'waiting in line' to adopt baby India who was found dumped in a plastic bag in Georgia

The newborn girl was found on June 6 in Forsyth County, north of Atlanta, wrapped in a plastic bag with her umbilical cord still attached

Police in Georgia release video showing rescue of newborn from plastic bag in the woods
Police in Georgia release video showing rescue of newborn from plastic bag in the woods

Authorities have been searching for the baby's mother since June 6, when a family in a nearby home heard her crying in a wooded area in Cumming

Three more tourists report falling mysteriously and 'intensely' ill while holidaying in the Dominican Republic
Three more tourists report falling mysteriously and 'intensely' ill while holidaying in the Dominican Republic

Recently a large number of tourists have come forward with their awful experiences in the vacation spot and there have been a number of deaths in the country as well.

Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study
Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study

Climate change is projected to increase heat-related mortality in the US, Europe, the Americas, East, and Southeast Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and North Africa

Georgia police searching for mother of newborn found alive wrapped in a plastic bag and abandoned in the woods
Georgia police searching for mother of newborn found alive wrapped in a plastic bag and abandoned in the woods

Police officers and hospital staff involved in the infant's rescue felt "like she is one of theirs" and so decided to give her a name. And so instead of Baby Jane Doe, the local Forsyth County hospital christened her 'India.'

'Heartbeat' bill: Georgia's skilled workers will be hit the hardest when Disney, Netflix and other networks pull out
'Heartbeat' bill: Georgia's skilled workers will be hit the hardest when Disney, Netflix and other networks pull out

Currently, the state reaps about $9.5 billion in financial gain and even though it would be a big hit to the revenue, this exit would come crashing down on the small guys, like film and production crews, who are urging these networks to stay and fight 

Georgia cop faces assault charges for beating homeless woman after shocking video of the incident resurfaces
Georgia cop faces assault charges for beating homeless woman after shocking video of the incident resurfaces

A grand jury had indicted 29-year-old DeKalb County police Officer Phillip Larscheid, on aggravated assault and violation of his oath of office charges

Man mauled by veteran's emotional support dog on board a Delta flight files negligence suit against airline
Man mauled by veteran's emotional support dog on board a Delta flight files negligence suit against airline

Marlin Jackson had to get 28 stitches to his face and suffers from severe pain, scarring, and loss of sensation as a result of the attack.

Rapper Lil Durk turns himself in over shooting incident, faces attempt to commit murder charge
Rapper Lil Durk turns himself in over shooting incident, faces attempt to commit murder charge

The rapper is facing five felony charges charges over shooting at a man in an Atlanta restaurant in February

Georgia man, 34, drowns trying to rescue father who walked off boat in sleep to use bathroom
Georgia man, 34, drowns trying to rescue father who walked off boat in sleep to use bathroom

34-year-old Jeremiah Israel's body was found Monday morning in West Point Lake near LaGrange; his father was rescued by a group of boaters

Georgia GOP candidate threatens Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders in video, compares socialists to terrorists
Georgia GOP candidate threatens Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders in video, compares socialists to terrorists

Republican Harrison Floyd's campaign video shows images of AOC and Sanders and then a clip of himself firing a rifle in a combat setting

Strict abortion laws are forcing students to reject colleges in six states that have criminalized the procedure
Strict abortion laws are forcing students to reject colleges in six states that have criminalized the procedure

An Upper East Side family set a rejection letter to the Washington University in St Louis after the governor of Missouri signed a bill on Friday banning abortion after eight weeks.

Georgia woman's van rolls into river after she jumps out frightened by a spider that crawled onto her lap
Georgia woman's van rolls into river after she jumps out frightened by a spider that crawled onto her lap

The insurance company is reportedly footing the bill of divers who will be searching for the van to determine if it can be salvaged

Vermont, California, New York and more rush to expand abortion access as other states seek to restrict it
Vermont, California, New York and more rush to expand abortion access as other states seek to restrict it

In midst of #StopTheBans rallies there are states that are actually expanding their abortion access, in hopes that if there comes a situation that the landmark verdict that breathed new life into reproductive rights in America is overturned, the government would not be able to interfere with it.

3-year-old Georgia girl dies after stepfather brutally beats and rapes her, mother charged for doing nothing about abuse
3-year-old Georgia girl dies after stepfather brutally beats and rapes her, mother charged for doing nothing about abuse

20-year-old Gregory Parker and 19-year-old Crystal Books have been arrested and charged in connection to the death of three-year-old Janiyah Armanie Brooks

Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer to boycott Georgia if 'heartbeat bill' goes into effect
Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer to boycott Georgia if 'heartbeat bill' goes into effect

Although they are proceeding with their plans to film the movie 'Hillbilly Elegy' in Georgia next month, they will boycott the state as their production center for the film if the abortion ban law goes into effect in January 2020

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs near-total abortion ban into law, but Democrats say the bill is a 'slap in the face' for women
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs near-total abortion ban into law, but Democrats say the bill is a 'slap in the face' for women

The legislation Alabama senators passed Tuesday would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by 10 to 99 years or life in prison for the provider

Former President Jimmy Carter, 94, breaks hip after falling at home, undergoes surgery
Former President Jimmy Carter, 94, breaks hip after falling at home, undergoes surgery

Jimmy Carter was treated in Americus, Georgia, near his home in Plains, and his wife, Rosalynn, was with him

Amazon to pay employees to quit and start package delivery businesses to meet one-day delivery targets
Amazon to pay employees to quit and start package delivery businesses to meet one-day delivery targets

Amazon says it will cover up to $10,000 in startup costs for employees who are accepted into the program and leave their jobs. The company says it will also pay them three months' worth of their salary

Georgia governor signs bill banning abortions once a 'fetal heartbeat can be detected'
Georgia governor signs bill banning abortions once a 'fetal heartbeat can be detected'

Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp said he was signing the bill 'to ensure that all Georgians have the opportunity to live, grow, learn and prosper in our great state'

Four decades after horrific 'Atlanta Child Murders', doubts remain over guilt of prime suspect Wayne Williams
Four decades after horrific 'Atlanta Child Murders', doubts remain over guilt of prime suspect Wayne Williams

A majority of the victims of the Atlanta Child Murders, as they are known, were boys and all of them were black

Georgia woman Tiffany Moss sentenced to death for starving 10-year-old stepdaughter, burning body in trash can
Georgia woman Tiffany Moss sentenced to death for starving 10-year-old stepdaughter, burning body in trash can

36-year-old Tiffany Moss was found guilty of all counts including murder, cruelty to children and trying to conceal the death of 10-year-old Emani Moss by burning her body.

8-year-old Florida girl killed after tree falls on her home during severe weather, heavy rain lashes Carolinas and Virginia
8-year-old Florida girl killed after tree falls on her home during severe weather, heavy rain lashes Carolinas and Virginia

A tree fell onto a house Friday in Woodville, Florida, south of Tallahassee, killing the girl and injuring a 12-year-old boy, according to the Leon County Sheriff's Office.

America's only black all-male college, Morehouse College, will begin admitting transgender students in 2020
America's only black all-male college, Morehouse College, will begin admitting transgender students in 2020

Morehouse College has enacted a change in policy which will see it allowing transgender males to enroll for the first time in its history

All-male Morehouse College takes historic decision to admit transgender students
All-male Morehouse College takes historic decision to admit transgender students

Students who identify as women but were born male cannot enroll, however, and anyone who transitions from male to female will not be automatically eligible to receive a degree from the institution.

Georgia girl dies after younger brother accidentally shoots her in the head with handgun inside family car
Georgia girl dies after younger brother accidentally shoots her in the head with handgun inside family car

Millie Drew Kelly was shot in the right side of her head and rushed to the hospital for treatment, but ultimately could not be saved

Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'
Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'

The White House has at least twice considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three people familiar with the idea confirmed Friday — a plan that critics branded as an effort to use migrants as pawns to go after political opponents

School principal who donated his bone marrow to save 14-year-old boy's life dies following complications during surgery
School principal who donated his bone marrow to save 14-year-old boy's life dies following complications during surgery

Dr. Derrick Nelson, 44, an army veteran, died unexpectedly on Sunday after being in coma for a month following complications from his selfless bone marrow donation to a 14-year-old

Georgia shooting: Teenager and pregnant mother shot dead, 2 police officers injured by gunman who then killed himself
Georgia shooting: Teenager and pregnant mother shot dead, 2 police officers injured by gunman who then killed himself

The two officers were responding to a domestic disturbance Thursday morning when they came under fire by the gunman

Boy, 19, shot dead after he knocked on wrong door of apartment complex he had just moved to in Atlanta
Boy, 19, shot dead after he knocked on wrong door of apartment complex he had just moved to in Atlanta

Authorities said that 19-year-old Omarian Banks got dropped off close to the wrong breezeway in the complex after taking a Lyft ride

1-year-old girl from Georgia abducted by 39-year-old man is believed to be in 'extreme danger'
1-year-old girl from Georgia abducted by 39-year-old man is believed to be in 'extreme danger'

Baylee Sue Peeples was reported missing on early Thursday morning from Jefferson, Georgia is believed to be in the custody of a 39-year-old man named Robert Joseph Peeples

In a first, HIV-positive woman donates kidney to AIDS patient in need of the organ
In a first, HIV-positive woman donates kidney to AIDS patient in need of the organ

Nina Martinez of Atlanta traveled to Johns Hopkins University to donate a kidney to an HIV-positive stranger, saying she 'wanted to make a difference in somebody else's life'

Jimmy Carter adds another achievement to his name: The longest-living president in US history
Jimmy Carter adds another achievement to his name: The longest-living president in US history

March 22 saw Carter turn 94 years and 172 days old, a day more than the age at which Bush died this past November 30

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