The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate.
Former U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s days as owner of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream basketball team are over.
The tension between Georgia voter access and GOP lawmakers’ efforts to defuse perceptions of election irregularities last year continued to build Thursday as protesters, Democrats and civil rights groups denounced Republican legislation intended to restrict access to the ballot box.
Weeks before the 1960 presidential election, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested for participating in a lunch counter sit-in in Atlanta and sentenced to four months of hard labor. Thanks to some back-channel moves by the Kennedy campaign, King was released from prison. It was a move that changed party allegiances for Black and white voters in the South for generations.
White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre spoke to GPB News' Sarah Rose on Friday about the proposed American Rescue Plan set forth by the Biden administration, currently making its way through Congress.
House Democrats threatening to pull support for a legislation that would allow online sports betting in Georgia in response to the flurry of election and voting bills proposed by Republicans.
As of late Friday, more than 200 inmates were still on the run, according to authorities. The outbreak is another setback for a country gripped by political turmoil and gang violence.
Today on Political Rewind: Democrats and voting rights groups are mounting a furious counterattack to legislation designed to restrict early and absentee voting in Georgia. Also, Georgia teachers will soon be able to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Yesterday, Gov. Brian Kemp announced his plan to expand the circle of Georgians eligible for shots to include educators and school staff starting early in March.
The Georgia State Senate unanimously passed legislation to make easier the path to get off probation.
Nearly 80 bills and resolutions have been filed in the Georgia legislature that would change the way Georgians vote, including two omnibus measures working their way through the chambers. What would voting look like if these proposals were approved?
The U.S. is engaged in a massive effort to vaccinate the bulk of its population against COVID-19. But some states are working faster than others. See how yours is faring.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee are discussing on Friday the newest vaccine against COVID-19 for emergency use authorization.
On Friday, the U.S. House is expected to vote on a nearly $2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill including direct payments to those making less than $75,000 a year, help for small business and money for local governments. GPB’s Ellen Eldridge reports that’s good news for many towns and cities in Georgia.
Patricia Engels' novel about the experiences of a Colombian family migrating to the U.S. stands out for its sharp writing — but frustrates in equal measure because of its reliance on summary.
Viet Thanh Nguyen's Pulitzer Prize-winning spy novel The Sympathizer told the story of a communist double agent just after the Vietnam War — his quest for revolution resumes in The Committed.
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 2 million globally.
View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
Pandemic social distancing has made candidates for New York mayor both more and less accessible.
At least five people have reported being bitten. The unusual behavior has residents worried and wildlife authorities working overtime to capture the animal.