WASHINGTON (AP) - Double-digit unemployment rates hit more states in February, with North Carolina and Rhode Island seeing their rates hit record highs.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Two DeKalb County schools were on lockdown after a shooting in the neighborhood that left one man dead.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled a sweeping overhaul of the financial system designed to impose greater regulation on major players like hedge funds.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of laid-off Americans filing initial jobless benefit claims rose slightly last week while the number of people continuing to claim benefits set a record for the ninth straight week, the Labor Department said Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Legislature is seeking to soften mandatory buffers aimed at protecting Georgia's waterways from pollution and development.
MAGEE, Miss. (AP) - Severe weather across the South unleashed tornadoes in rural Mississippi, including one that shattered dozens of homes, flattened a church and injured at least 17 people, authorities said Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) - A campaign to cut panhandling across Atlanta by directing would-be donations to "giving meters" has raised around $500 over the past six months.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rates on 30-year mortgages fell this week to the lowest level on record after the Federal Reserve launched a new effort to assist the staggering U.S. housing market.
MIAMI (AP) - Derek Graner can scan a crowd of veterans and pick out those needing help.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bid to require adults in pickup trucks to buckle their seat belts was narrowly defeated by a House panel Tuesday, defying supporters of stronger safety standards that have been adopted by much of the nation.
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street got the news it wanted on the economy's biggest problems - banks and housing - and celebrated by hurtling the Dow Jones industrials up nearly 500 points.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - More than a half-million unemployed workers in Ohio and several other states are missing out on extended federal benefits because of the way laws in their states are written.
ATLANTA (AP) - Plans to raise the sales tax to pay for transportation projects in Georgia have hit a speed bump.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - With the nation's school districts strapped for cash, more are considering a schedule that delights students and makes working parents cringe: Class only four days a week.