The US Supreme Court has cleared the way for Georgia to set an execution date for Troy Davis.
Davis' case has sparked international condemnation.
Amnesty International is among the groups that doubt Davis killed Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989.
State lawmakers only have seven working days left in this year’s legislative session. This week they will cast final votes on some key issues, including the budget, Sunday alcohol sales and possibly immigration.
The party that ruled Georgia politics for a century has been losing ground for a decade.
Republicans now control the legislature and all constitutional offices.
So state Democrats want to reach voters outside of the party’s base in Atlanta.
As Japan struggles to contain radiation at its damaged nuclear reactors, Georgia’s newest Public Service Commission member wants to make sure that country's problems don't slow America’s nuclear renaissance.