WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just the wealthiest 1 percent. Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding outsize influence on America's economy and politics. This little-known group may pose the biggest barrier to reducing the nation's income inequality.
ATLANTA (AP) — Police in Atlanta are investigating the killing of a man shot several times when he answered a knock at the door of an apartment.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police in Savannah are searching for suspects after a violent weekend that resulted in two people slain and left three other people hospitalized.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Birmingham police say a 56-year-old man was fatally shot during an argument over television use.
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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Nearly 100 demonstrators and their dogs gathered in Augusta on Saturday to protest Georgia Regents University's use of dogs to test human dental implants.
TEXARKANA, Ark. — Several followers of convicted evangelist Tony Alamo have filed ownership claims to properties in Fouke and Fort Smith that a federal judge has ruled can be sold to partially satisfy a $30 million judgment Alamo owes in a civil lawsuit.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. — National wildlife officials say 11 whales believed to be part of a pod that was stranded in the Everglades are dead.
BANGKOK — Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced the dissolution of the lower house of Parliament and called for elections in an attempt to calm the country's deepening political crisis.
No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn will play in the final BCS championship game on Jan. 6 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
Cold weather has forced thousands of flights to be cancelled across the country, leaving many travelers frustrated for yet another day.
DENVER — Unbothered by the freezing weather, Matt Prater set an NFL record with a 64-yard field goal and Peyton Manning threw four more touchdown passes Sunday, lifting the Denver Broncos to a 51-28 victory over the Tennessee Titans.
It could be days before service is restored to all of the nearly 8,000 people without electricity in Dickson County after an ice storm hit the region overnight.