Two prominent House Democrats say they'll skip Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress next month, saying they disapprove of House Speaker John Boehner's decision to invite the Israeli leader without consulting the White House.
A federal appeals court in Atlanta says it won't act on appeals in same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the issue.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals — which handles federal appeals from Alabama, Georgia and Florida — issued the order Wednesday.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says there are plans to expand the Atlanta Streetcar system to the east, which would connect it with the Atlanta BeltLine trail.
He also says he wants to transform the abandoned Bellwood Quarry on Atlanta's westside into the city's largest park.
Sen. David Perdue says he has not made up his mind on whether if he'll vote for President Obama's nominee for Attorney General.
The freshman Republican praised Loretta Lynch, when she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.