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South Carolina lawmakers begin debate over Confederate flag
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers on Monday began debating whether to bring the Confederate flag down outside the Capitol, starting with a pair of senators whose families arrived in the s...
1:03PM ( 50 minutes ago )
US stocks slip after Greek 'no' vote; European markets sink
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. slipped in midday trading Monday, while markets in Europe and Asia sank following a Greek vote that overwhelmingly rejected terms of the country's latest bailout pac...
12:31PM ( 1 hour ago )
Weekend rains delay work on Cleveland Bypass; closure set for next Monday
Weekend rains have delayed a planned road closure that was to start today in Cleveland.
9:26AM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
AAA: July 4 gas prices lowest in six years across the nation
Fourth of July gas prices in Georgia the lowest since 2010
6:27AM ( 7 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Drone supporters say ban around Georgia Capitol goes too far
Drone enthusiasts are calling a ban on the unmanned vehicles within five miles of Georgia's Capitol an overreach of authority by state officials, while agency officials argue the change is necessary and follows federal guidelines.
5:21AM ( 8 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Lloyd hat trick leads US over Japan 5-2 for World Cup title
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women's World Cup title.Lloyd scored three ti...
1:06AM ( 12 hours ago )
Court: Georgia official can set Vidalia onion packing date
Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.
1:44PM ( 10 minutes ago )
Man drowns in Chattahoochee River northwest of Atlanta
Authorities say they've recovered the body of a man who went missing while swimming in the Chattahoochee River in Cobb County.
8:15AM ( 5 hours ago )
Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe's common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for mor...
7:06AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
Fraying family ties cut to heart of theater gunman's defense
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — They show up in court every day, a visible reminder to jurors that even a killer has parents who love him and who don't want him to die.But more than two months into his mass-...
1:39PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Obama heads to Pentagon for meetings on Islamic State
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will pay a rare visit to the Pentagon on Monday to get an update from military leaders on the campaign against the Islamic State.Obama's meetings follow a wave...
1:34PM ( 19 minutes ago )
The Latest: Pope arrives at Ecuadorean park for Mass
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:___12:06 p.m.Hundreds of thousands of faithful cheered Pope Francis as he arrived at the Semanes Park in...
1:31PM ( 22 minutes ago )
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National
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."More like Captain America.Lloyd scored three goal...
8:05AM ( 5 hours ago )
Earnhardt, Jr. wins, Austin Dillon crashes hard at Daytona
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. endured a weekend of rain, a three-hour-plus pre-race delay, and nine caution flags to win the Coke-Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway early Monday morning.
3:15AM ( 10 hours ago )
Braves shake up bullpen after 4-0 loss to Phillies in 10
A 10th-inning meltdown set the stage for a postgame shake-up of Atlanta's bullpen...
10:43PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Sports
The Latest: Fitch says Grexit risks have dramatically risen
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the Greek referendum (all times local):__7:40 p.m.Credit ratings agency Fitch says Greece's 'no' vote in Sunday's austerity referendum "dramaticall...
12:41PM ( 1 hour ago )
Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store just a few hours after opening it Monday — the few customers who had strolled in hadn't bought a thing. But she was not discouraged —...
12:22PM ( 1 hour ago )
Growth in US services firms rises in June
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. service firms grew at a slightly faster pace in June, as business activity and new orders increased.The Institute for Supply Management said Monday that its services index edged...
12:02PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Review: 'Tangerine' a vital peek into unseen LA street lives
Caitlyn Jenner and her glamorous Vanity Fair cover brought unprecedented visibility to transgender women. Laverne Cox, the first transgender actress to win an Emmy Award, fronted Time magazine, an ima...
12:57PM ( 56 minutes ago )
Rock opera 'Deep Love' takes the long road to NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — There's not much to do in eastern Idaho in the winter. It's freezing, windy and depressing. Why not create a musical?Stay-inside weather — plus a healthy dose of heartache — helped spa...
10:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
Who will make us laugh during upcoming presidential campaign
NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential campaign is beginning without late-night television hosts who helped us laugh through past ones, both a cultural loss and an opportunity for new voices.David Letterman i...
9:42AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Should the U.S. eavesdrop on the leaders of its allies?
No
Yes, we should keep tabs on what they're really saying.
Yes, but only in cases where there are serious suspicions about the leader's motives.
I'm not sure.
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Hagan paces Funny Car qualifying Friday at Norwalk
Defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan continued his recent hot streak by powering to the qualifying lead Friday under the lights at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
By NHRA Media
3:08AM ( 2 days ago )
USDA to step up bird flu monitoring this fall; aimed at protecting poultry industry
The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.
4:25PM ( 3 days ago )