WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee said Tuesday he hoped to begin writing legislation by early May on overhauling how the federal government regulates the nation's financial system.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state Public Service Commisison approved Georgia Power's plan to build two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, near Augusta.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Housing construction posted a surprisingly large increase in February, bolstered by strength in all parts of the country except the West.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday offered a fresh package of aid to small businesses - "the heart of the American economy" - in an aggressive push to get big banks that got federal bailout money to do more lending to these struggling entrepreneurs.
CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) - Odilio Perez aches for a life beyond Buford Highway, a six-lane stretch of strip malls and ethnic diversity that cuts through three counties in the New American South.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Savannah woman shot and wounded her 11-year-old daughter as she slept in her bed Monday morning, police said.