ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the city should be a safe place for unaccompanied children who cross the U.S. border.<br />
In a Tuesday news conference at City Hall, Reed said welcoming the children is the moral and right thing to do.<br />
He said metro Atlanta and Georgia have growing immigrant populations and that it's important to send a signal that Atlanta will be a welcoming community.<br />
Earlier this month, Gov. Nathan Deal said in a letter to President Barack Obama that he was shocked to learn from federal officials that the Office of Refugee Resettlement had sent 1,154 unaccompanied children to Georgia between Jan. 1 and the end of June.<br />
Reed said he hadn't read the governor's letter, but said "we're just on a different place on this."
A blustery winter storm dumped snow and ice across the West on Wednesday, making driving treacherous in the mountains from California to the Rockies and forcing residents and party-goers in some usually sun-soaked cities to bundle up for a frosty New Year's.
House Republican leaders rallied around one of their own, Whip Steve Scalise, on Tuesday after he said he regrets speaking 12 years ago to a white supremacist organization and condemns the views of such groups.
A pair of zoning requests made by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta easily made their way through “first reading” at Tuesday evening’s Gainesville City Council meeting, passing unanimously and without any public comment in opposition.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Billionaire businessman Donald Trump will be front and center in the Republican Party's leadoff presidential debate, scoring the top spot in Thursday's prime-time faceoff where he'll...