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Gov. Nathan Deal

Gov. Deal Wants More Education Opportunities For Prisoners

Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia should use charter schools to help its prison inmates earn high school diplomas.

Supreme Court Agrees To Rule On Constitutionality Of Execution Drug Cocktail

Three Oklahoma inmates say they face the risk of extreme suffering, which would violate the Eighth Amendment ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

Goodbye, Garden Yeti: In-Flight Catalog SkyMall Files For Bankruptcy

The kitschy catalog fell victim to online shopping and the growing ubiquity of in-flight Wi-Fi, according to the company's Chapter 11 filing.

MARTA subway

Help Wanted: MARTA Hiring New Police Officers

The MARTA Police Department plans to host a job fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at MARTA headquarters. The department says it will offer on-site information sessions for open positions.

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Macon Postal Worker Admits Stealing Pain Pills

A former postal employee has pleaded guilty to stealing packages containing prescription medications intended for veterans.

Nancy Sneiderman

Sneiderman Convicted Of Lying In Slaying Probe Seeks New Trial

A woman convicted of lying during an investigation into her husband's shooting death outside a suburban Atlanta preschool is seeking a new trial.

In Recruitment Effort, Akron Police Seeks To Mirror The Community

The city's recruitment effort has a very different feel from years past as it tries to attract more diverse candidates. The force is 80 percent white; the population is more than 30 percent black.

Leaky Blood Vessels In The Brain May Lead To Alzheimer's

As vessels become more porous, researchers say, they allow toxins in the bloodstream to reach, and damage, delicate brain cells and raise the risk for dementia.

New Generation Of Saudi Royals In Line To Run Country

For 62 years, Saudi Arabia has been ruled by sons of the founder of the Kingdom, Abdul Aziz. Robert Siegel talks to Middle East specialist Joseph Braude about Saudi succession.

Argentine President Now Says Prosecutor's Death 'Not A Suicide'

Alberto Nisman, who accused the Argentine leader of covering up Iran's role in a 1994 terrorist attack, was found shot dead in his apartment on Sunday.