Operators of small rural Georgia airports are getting increasingly worried over the Congressional stalemate of FAA funding. Those worries go beyond furloughs and expansion projects--to issues of safety. In Georgia, 95 of 104 publicly-owned...
Three airlines dropped their fares during the FAA shutdown, but Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and most of the rest of the industry bumped prices to offset taxes the FAA can’t charge while it’s closed. Former airline executive and industry consultant...
Georgia’s public colleges and universities will spend the next year finding new ways to raise the number of students who graduate on time. That effort is part of a new plan announced Thursday morning by Governor Nathan Deal. The governor said the...
News of a city's ban on dogs hit media outlets in the U.S. and England Wednesday. Now it seems that the outrage of animal lovers in Jiangmen and elsewhere in China prompted government officials to reconsider the ban, which would have led to the...
In Mexico's ongoing drug war, the country's northern border has become a virtual war zone. But at the same time, the region's economy is flourishing, with factories adding jobs and exports to the U.S. reaching record levels.
The 30,000 residents of Marion, Ind., have been through a tough economy. Their mayor, Wayne Seybold, has been there, too, growing up in a trailer park on the factory side of town. He's downsized the city's government and expanded the...
Fifteen years after the games, the city still benefits from revitalization efforts downtown, like the Centennial Olympic Park with its popular fountain. But overbuilding has contributed to a declining housing market and many poor communities never...
The White House has taken some heat for its slow pace in nominating federal judges. But the administration has quietly pursued candidates who are far more diverse in terms of race, gender and sexual orientation than any of its predecessors, a move...
After the prolonged fight to raise the debt ceiling, polling trends show a strain of discontent with Washington and concerns about Obama's leadership particularly among liberal Democrats and the independents seen as essential to his re-...
Alarm is spreading through international markets as Italy, the eurozone's third largest economy, risks being sucked into the debt crisis. After a long silence on the matter, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi addressed Parliament and insisted...