Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized China Sunday for not disclosing information on Covid-19 and its aggression in Taiwan and said that the US has "real concerns" about Russia's actions on the Ukraine border.
In the week before last November's general election, Iowa progressive activist Mitch Henry scoured neighborhoods on the east and south sides of Des Moines, in search of fellow Latino voters who had not yet returned their absentee ballots.
Tucker Carlson sparked a wave of backlash with comments about the so-called "white replacement theory" on his Fox show Thursday evening. In response, Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt sent a letter urging Fox to dump Carlson, and now he's saying the network needs to rethink its …
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday defended the Biden administration's broad definition of infrastructure in the American Jobs Plan, saying President Joe Biden is still aiming for Republican support for the plan while looking for progress on it by Memorial Day.
Arkansas' Republican governor on Sunday knocked former President Donald Trump's recent attacks on top party leaders as "divisive" and unhelpful for elected GOP officials around the country.
India has been gripped by a life or death race against Covid-19, as the country of nearly 1.4 billion people rolls out one of the fastest vaccination drives in the world while recording all-time high tallies of infections.
Former President Donald Trump repeated familiar lies about the 2020 election and insulted Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Saturday when speaking to Republican National Committee donors gathered for the first time since Trump's defeat, a person in the room told CNN.
The Book of Proverbs places much focus on acquiring wisdom. In chapter 3:13 we read, “Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.” (KJV)
Concerns are mounting from bipartisan US lawmakers and Afghan women's rights activists that the hard-won gains for women and civil society in Afghanistan could be lost if the United States makes a precipitous withdrawal from the country.
As they chart the country's tentative economic recovery, White House officials see possibility in the wake of the pandemic -- an opportunity to dive full bore into pursuing the most transformative progressive policies in decades.
ATLANTA — Chief Justice Harold D. Melton has extended for another month the Statewide Judicial Emergency he first declared more than a year ago on March 14, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
MACON – Two convicted felons with lengthy criminal histories were sentenced to federal prison this week in separate cases, both for violating federal firearms law by illegally possessing guns, acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia Peter D. Leary said.
AUGUSTA — Georgia’s Department of Public Health has issued a warning about a cluster of overdoses from counterfeit pills that contain fentanyl, a potent opioid drug.
There it hung, solemnly, in all its glory on my grandmother’s kitchen wall. It was something to be proud of, and each month that she paid a few dollars to the Standard Phone Company, she was, indeed, proud.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Public Health vaccine dashboard reported Friday that more than 4.5 million vaccines have been administered in the state of Georgia.
ATHENS — New research funded by the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program and conducted at the University of Georgia shows that imidacloprid residue harms wild bees.
Cesar “Rico” Rodriguez described his youthful home as, “Where we unpacked our luggage.” An admitted military brat, Rodriguez was born in El Paso, Texas, at Ft. Bliss, the son of a career Army soldier. He recalled, “My father was Puerto Rican and my mother was Cuban. We spent a lot of time in…
The Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote on Friday blocked another state Covid-19 restriction on religious services, with another late-night order, over protests from California officials that the limits affecting some Bible study sessions did not impinge on religious rights and were to be lifted wit…
Nearly 40% of US Marines are declining Covid-19 vaccinations, according to data provided to CNN on Friday by the service, the first branch to disclose service-wide numbers on acceptance and declination.
HAMPTON - Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott and his legendary father, "Awesome Bill From Dawsonville," are fan favorites at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) in large part because they are from Georgia. And while the Elliotts' popularity in four-wheel racing is solid, Jared Lesher…
Georgia health officials said they are pausing using the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at one Cumming vaccination site after multiple people experienced adverse reactions after being vaccinated this week.
The POW/MIA flag was once again flying atop the White House Friday morning after it was moved to another location on the White House grounds in the final months of the Trump administration.
Nearly 80 million people in the South are facing the risk of severe weather Friday into Saturday, with the threat of tornadoes, destructive winds and large hail.
McDONOUGH — The Henry County Board of Commissioners gave the green light to Pond & Company to update the county’s Comprehensive Transportation Plan and to develop a trails master plan.
Atlanta Community Food Bank will conduct a large scale food distribution at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday, April 23. The distribution is organized in partnership with Hampton Elementary School and Henry County Schools.
STOCKBRIDGE – Kevin “Bull” Jones has seen warriors in battle. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a high school football coach in metro Atlanta for over 20 years, Jones is an expert on courage, dedication, and leadership. After a recent stay in Piedmont Henry Hospital battling CO…
HAMPTON — Errol Mitchell, a member of the Hampton City Council, has successfully completed the required 72 credit hours to receive the for the Certificate of Achievement level of municipal training.
About 8 million low-income people were eligible for stimulus payments last year but never received the money, raising concerns about getting the latest round of help to those most in need -- yet there's no sign the Internal Revenue Service plans to restore a tool that would make it easier.
US Capitol Police Officer William "Billy" Evans, who was rammed by a car at the Capitol last week, died of multiple blunt force injuries to the head, the DC medical examiner said late Thursday.
Former NFL defensive back Phillip Adams shot and killed five people in South Carolina before committing suicide, according to multiple reports Thursday. Adams was 32.
ATLANTA — Attorney General Chris Carr has joined a 14-state coalition of attorneys general in sending a letter to U.S. Senate leaders opposing a pro-union bill. The Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021 (PRO Act) would negate state right-to-work laws and require workers to pay union d…
The first of four virtual Wellness Expos presented by the Henry Herald and Southern Regional Medical Center, along with supporting sponsors and preferred vendors, will be held April 15, providing the community with a venue for health and medical information and insight.
The United States is considering sending warships into the Black Sea in the next few weeks in a show of support for Ukraine amid Russia's increased military presence on Ukraine's eastern border, a US defense official told CNN Thursday.
ATLANTA — Georgia Tech provides the best value among the Peach State’s public and private universities, according to a new study by a New York-based financial technology company.
ATLANTA — President Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan would provide an overdue fix to deteriorating highways while ramping up investment in modern transit including high-speed rail, three members of Georgia’s congressional delegation said Wednesday.
DUBLIN – Officials with the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center here have announced that Dublin VA will provide its 25,000th COVID-19 vaccination this weekend.
GRIFFIN — Over the past few decades, pollinators have been in decline worldwide, which is concerning because 70% of crops used for human food depend on pollinators. Turfgrasses — used for most residential lawns — often take some of the blame for pollinator decline as they are known to be win…
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has announced that Pete’s, a long-time, California-based greenhouse grower, will invest $18 million in opening its first eastern U.S. indoor, controlled-environment agriculture facility in Warner Robins.
Four University of Georgia experts answered some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines in a recent virtual panel discussion held on campus. Moderated by Dr. Shelley Nuss, dean of the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, the panelists discusse…
Facing pressure to act after a recent spate of high-profile mass shootings, President Joe Biden unveiled a package of moves Thursday that seek to address a scourge of gun violence he deemed a "blemish on the nation."
Americans have long had a love affair with big SUVs that can carry more people and stuff than they usually need to transport and go much further than most of us drive in a day. But now there's a number of start ups that are betting they can sell car shoppers on vehicles that offer the exact …
Bridgestone Golf of Covington, represented by the Masters tournament winners and the world’s top golf talent, is officially a Georgia Made-certified company, the Georgia Department of Economic Development announced April 7.