ATLANTA In a fiery eulogy for longtime U.S. Representative John Lewis on Thursday, former President Barack Obama took a series of thinly veiled shots at the actions of his successor that he said tore at the legacy of the Black civil rights icon being laid to rest. | Video
California, Florida and Texas, the three largest U.S. states, all set one-day records for fatalities from COVID-19 on Wednesday, a Reuters tally showed, and the Miami-area school district said students would not return to classrooms when the new academic year begins as deaths from the virus spiked nationwide. | Video
ATLANTA Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Tuesday withdrew his emergency request for a court to stop enforcement of Atlanta's requirement that faces masks be worn in all public places, while mediation over the state's legal effort to block the mandate proceeds.
ATLANTA A Georgia judge is scheduled on Tuesday to hear arguments in an emergency motion brought by Governor Brian Kemp to stop the city of Atlanta from enforcing a mandate that people wear masks in public to help slow the spread of coronavirus.
July 24 With just weeks to go before U.S.
schools begin to open, federal health and education officials on
Friday stressed the need for children to get back into the
classroom despite fears about safety as coronavirus infections
ATLANTA A Georgia judge on Thursday ordered the governor and Atlanta's mayor to enter mediation over the governor's lawsuit aimed at stopping the city from enforcing its requirement that people wear masks in public during the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA The United States reported more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, marking the first time since June 10 the nation has surpassed that grim milestone, as California closed in on passing New York in total infections.
ATLANTA Two Georgia judges recused themselves Tuesday before a hearing on Governor Brian Kemp's lawsuit seeking to stop Atlanta's mayor from enforcing a requirement that people in the state's largest city wear masks in public.
ATLANTA A Georgia judge is scheduled Tuesday to hear arguments in an emergency motion brought by Governor Brian Kemp to stop the city of Atlanta from enforcing a mandate that people wear masks in public to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
ATLANTA, July 21 The governors of Texas, Florida
and Georgia, where COVID-19 is raging, pushed back hard on
Tuesday against local leaders who want to impose tighter
restrictions to control the runaway spread of the coronavirus in