Georgia

A U.S. Army carry team moves the flagged draped transfer case containing the remains of Army Sgt. William Rivers during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base on Feb. 2, 2024, in Dover, Delaware. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

U.S. retaliates for killings of troops by launching military strikes at Iraq and Syria

BY: - February 2, 2024

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military on Friday took a first round of retaliatory action following the deaths of three American troops by striking facilities in Iraq and Syria, according to a statement from President Joe Biden. “The United States does not seek conflict in the Middle East or anywhere else in the world,” Biden said. […]

Booking photos from the Fulton County conspiracy case charging Donald Trump and allies with trying to overturn Georgia’s 2020 election results. Top row, from left Jeffrey Clark, Sidney Powell, Jenna Ellis, Michael Roman, Ray Smith, David Shafer, Sen. Shawn Still. Center row, from left, Mark Meadows, Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump, John Eastman, Kenneth Chesebro. Bottom row from left, Robert Cheeley, Harrison Floyd, Stephen Lee, Scott Hall, Misty Hampton, Cathleen Latham, Trevian Kutti. (Photos from Fulton County Sheriff’s Office)

Trump pleads not guilty, waives arraignment in Georgia 2020 election interference case

BY: - August 31, 2023

Former President Donald Trump entered a not guilty plea on Thursday in Fulton County Superior Court on 13 felony counts that charge him with racketeering for attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. In the court filing on Thursday, Trump also voluntarily waived his right to an arraignment hearing scheduled for Wednesday in […]

Former President Donald Trump’s mugshot from the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.

Trump booked at Georgia jail on 13 charges related to 2020 election

BY: , and - August 24, 2023

This story was updated at 11 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023.  ATLANTA — Former President Donald Trump was booked and quickly released at the Fulton County Jail Thursday evening during a trip from New Jersey to Atlanta that played out on primetime TV and capped a drama-filled day outside the facility. Trump’s sprawling motorcade arrived […]

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis speaks from the podium on Aug. 14, 2023, in Atlanta after releasing an indictment against former President Donald Trump and others. (Ross Williams/Georgia Recorder)

Georgia grand jury indicts Trump, members of his inner circle

BY: and - August 14, 2023

This story was updated at 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 2023.  Former President Donald Trump and several members of his inner circle were indicted Monday in Fulton County’s sweeping investigation into 2020 election interference. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis held a press conference late Monday night to briefly discuss the grand jury’s felony conspiracy […]

Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock campaigning in Atlanta, Oct. 24, 2022. (Ariana Figueroa/States Newsroom)

All eyes again on the Peach State: Georgia voters asked to decide U.S. Senate control

BY: - November 2, 2022

ALBANY, Ga.—Shayla Jackson knocks three times before slipping a card with voting information under the blue-painted doors of apartments at Wild Pines, a complex tucked behind Albany State University. As a canvasser for the nonpartisan New Georgia Project, a group dedicated to registering Black, brown and young voters and getting them to the polls, she’ll […]