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Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, has been diagnosed with Covid-19, the vice president's office announced in a statement, marking the second top Pence aide to test positive this week.
SALEM, IL (KMOV ) -- A heat lamp used to keep chicks warm in a garage is being blamed for starting a fire that badly damaged a home in Salem, Illinois.
Secret Service officers are getting new laser-blocking sunglasses. LaFayette Park, that iconic center of protest, has been fenced off months before the usual Inauguration Day shut down.
SOCIAL CIRCLE – The coronavirus pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to teachers and students. To help advance life-sciences education during these trying times, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is expanding eligibility for its Conservation Teacher of the Year grant.
Police in Poland used pepper spray against demonstrators after hundreds gathered in the capital of Warsaw to protest a near-total ban on abortions.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, brushing aside Democratic concerns over the expedited timeframe for confirming Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, moved on Friday to cut off debate and set up a final confirmation vote eight days before the election.
President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations -- a foreign policy achievement for the incumbent president less than two weeks before the US presidential election.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order that appears to provide him and his agency appointees more leeway in the hiring and firing of federal employees deemed disloyal, a move that critics say politicizes civil service and could lead to career officials being pushed out for politica…
McDONOUGH — Henry County Police Department, Sheriff’s Office and county officials celebrated Henry’s Night Out with the community offering trick-or-treating, music and fellowship Thursday night in McDonough.
Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed that he "never said I oppose fracking" when pressed by President Donald Trump on the issue during Thursday night's presidential debate.
The second and final showdown between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden looked much more like a normal debate than their first meeting.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not answer questions about his health Thursday, only saying there were "no concerns" after reporters asked him about what appeared to be bruises and bandages on his hands in recent days.
Miami (WFOR) -- A Georgia man is out of $9,000 in cash after a flirtatious bar encounter at a local casino ended up with him being drugged and his money taken by an unknown woman inside a Dania Beach hotel room.
President Donald Trump heeded the pleas of his advisers when he took the debate stage Thursday night, delivering a much more restrained performance as he took on his rival, Joe Biden, but he failed to get the game-changing moment he needed to dramatically alter the trajectory of the race.
MIAMI (WFOR) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed Wednesday the arrest of a South Florida attorney as being a suspected South Florida serial bank robber.
MCDONOUGH – Henry County Class of 2020 seniors did not let the national pandemic stop their progression on the ACT, one of the nation’s standardized tests used for college admissions.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor is warning Georgians of recent telephone scammers attempting to steal personally identifiable information while posing as an employee of the Georgia Department of Labor.
ATLANTA -- Georgia voters have continued to turn out in record numbers to vote during the state’s three weeks of early in-person voting. As the Nov. 3 general election approaches, Georgia continues to break records in absentee by mail voting and early, in-person voting.
Less than two weeks from Election Day, Joe Biden and Donald Trump are scheduled to appear onstage for the final general election presidential debate of 2020.
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WALA) -- A Freeport man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after multiple witnesses say he was repeatedly hitting and throwing his dog, Walton County officials reported Thursday.
Former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has been given permanent residency in Russia, his lawyer Anatoly Kucherena told state-run news agency RIA Novosti.
The Czech Republic's coronavirus crisis is now so bad that when Prime Minister Andrej Babis stood in front of reporters during a live news conference Wednesday, he did something few leaders often do. He apologized to the people. Five times.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, setting up a final vote for confirmation on Monday.
The Supreme Court granted a request Wednesday from the state of Alabama to prohibit voters from casting their ballots curbside, an accommodation sought by Covid-vulnerable voters in the state.
Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said Wednesday both Iran and Russia have obtained US voter registration information in an effort to interfere in the election, including Iran posing as the far-right group Proud Boys to send intimidating emails to voters.
McDONOUGH — Henry County’s Board of Commissioners voted to make changes to its Small Business Restart Grant Program, which allocates CARES Act funding to the county’s nonprofits and businesses.
Georgians are turning out to vote in record-breaking numbers both by mail and at local polling places during the early voting period less than two weeks before the Nov. 3 election.
ATLANTA — A new poll shows President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden running even in Georgia with Election Day just two weeks off, as are Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue and Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff.
If House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is successful in getting Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and the White House to sign off on a nearly $2 trillion stimulus proposal and it gets drafted before the election, she'll force Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to make a wrenching decision.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues into its eighth month, a growing number of Americans are exhausting their state unemployment benefits and shifting to extended payments funded by the federal government.
Barack Obama had always intended to sit out the first presidential election of his post-presidency, taking heed of the private guidance given to him from Presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush.
It was President Richard Nixon who said in the midst of the enveloping Watergate scandal: "People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I earned everything I've got."
I’ve been trying hard not to write about politics. We’re two weeks from the presidential election, and it’s almost impossible to escape. The birds outside my window are unusually chirpy, and I’m sure they’re going at it over Trump’s taxes or Biden’s Supreme Court plans.
President Donald Trump's tax records show he has pursued expansive business projects in China for years and even maintains a Chinese bank account, The New York Times reported Tuesday, disclosures that deal a blow to the President's efforts to paint Democratic nominee Joe Biden as the preside…
Senior Department of Homeland Security officials on Tuesday urged patience from voters and warned that election results won't likely be known on Election Day this year -- comments that are in contrast with those of President Donald Trump, who has said he wants immediate results.
MIAMI, FL (WFOR) -- A Miami Beach postal employee is facing federal charges after admitting to investigators that for the past two years, she stole mail, including gift cards and mail-in ballots.
ATLANTA - Georgia and 10 other states joined the Justice Department Tuesday in filing a lawsuit aimed at preventing Google from unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices.