Wednesday September 28th, 2016 9:37PM
Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation
Overwhelmingly rejecting President Barack Obama's veto power, Congress has forced into law contentious legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
8:55PM ( 42 minutes ago )
By The Associated Press
Congress adopts bill of rights for sexual assault survivors
A proposed federal bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault won final legislative approval Wednesday, sending it to the president's desk.
7:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
By The Associated Press
Christmas movie currently filming in Dahlonega
The City of Dahlonega is looking a lot like Christmas. That's because a Christmas movie is setting up production there.
6:45PM ( 2 hours ago )
Neighbor credited with saving burning White County home
An alert neighbor is credited with reporting a residential fire east of Cleveland and possibly saving the home from being completely destroyed early Wednesday.
5:13PM ( 4 hours ago )
Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded; teen in custody
Law enforcement officers are responding to a reported shooting at a South Carolina elementary school
3:11PM ( 6 hours ago )
Senators vote to override Obama's veto of Sept. 11 bill
The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious bill to become law despite flaws that Obama and top Pentagon officials warn could put U.S. troops and interests at risk.
1:01PM ( 8 hours ago )
Jimmy Carter remembers Israel's Peres for work on peace
Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter is remembering Shimon Peres for his work to bring peace to Israel and Palestine.
1:28PM ( 8 hours ago )
Suwanee approves master plan for Town Center West expansion
Suwanee City Council has given its approval for the master plan of the proposed Town Center West expansion, which will occupy a 25-acre site across Buford Highway from Town Center Park.
12:36PM ( 9 hours ago )
Ford recalls Focus hatchbacks for latch release problem
Ford is recalling about 74,000 Focus hatchback cars with manual transmissions in the U.S. and Canada because the hatches can be unlatched too easily while the cars are moving
11:40AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown this weekend
The Senate on Tuesday stumbled over a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
7:24PM ( 1 day ago )
Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'
Two days before Ryan Lochte's drunken antics in Rio, Michael Phelps, his teammate and the most-decorated Olympian of all time, warned him about "not doing anything bad."
3:16PM ( 1 day ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government
Senate Democrats have blocked a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
2:47PM ( 1 day ago )
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'New' Region 8-AAAAAA looks wide-open as playoff chase begins
The "new" Region 8-AAAAAA looked cut-and-dried when it was created in the new classification and region realignment. Now, as Winder-Barrow travels to rival Apalachee Friday night to get things started, the only thing for certain is the uncertainty of it all.
8:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
Obama celebrates Sprint Cup with NASCAR's Kyle Busch
President Barack Obama is celebrating NASCAR's winning team at the White House _ and eyeing its wheels
5:50PM ( 3 hours ago )
Nielsen on verge of making history at Petit Le Mans
Christina Nielsen is on the verge of making history by becoming the first woman to win a major full-season championship in North American professional sports car competition.
12:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Shimon Peres, former Israeli politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 93; Donald Trump has turned over tax returns _ for lawsuits and loans; AP investigation finds police officers across US abuse confidential databases
6:41AM ( 14 hours ago )
Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint
Senate Democrats are threatening to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, to fight the Zika virus and to help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild
1:32PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: White House applauds Clinton debate performance
The White House is applauding Hillary Clinton for her debate performance, saying the candidate the president strongly supports is the candidate who performed "quite strongly."
1:31PM ( 1 day ago )
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The Latest: Trump says he'll be at next presidential debates
Donald Trump says he will participate in the next two presidential debates
3:07PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Obama contrasts candidates after debate
President Barack Obama is contrasting the two main presidential candidates in the aftermath of their first debate
2:37PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Trump says debate was 'interesting evening'
Donald Trump is describing Monday night's debate as "an interesting evening."
2:18PM ( 1 day ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you agree with Defense Secretary Ash Carter's contention that legislation to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the Saudi Arabian government could be devastating to the U.S. military?
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Ganassi cars continue to impress at New Hampshire
Kyle Larson tends to undersell his prowess at short tracks in general and at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in particular.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Ga. chief of Trump campaign out after criminal past revealed
The Georgia state director for the Donald J. Trump campaign has resigned after his criminal past was revealed.
By The Associated Press
7:46PM ( 1 day ago )