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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion restrictions
Pro-abortion rights and anti-abortion protesters rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, June 27, 2016. The court finished its term with a decision on abortion – a case deciding the constitutionality of two provisions of a Texas law regulating abortion could affect access to abortions for millions of women in several states.

6:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down parts of a restrictive Texas law that could have reduced the number of abortion clinics in the state to about 10 from what was once a high of roughly 40. Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote the majority opinion, joined by Justices ...
Trump and RNC see common foe: rogue delegates
FILE -- Supporters of Donald Trump, the presumed Republican presidential nominee, cheer during a rally at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va., June 10, 2016. The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee are moving quickly and aggressively to head off the fledgling effort to stage a revolt at their convention next month in Cleveland, hoping to spare the party an embarrassing spectacle that could deeply wound the presumptive nominee.

6:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee are moving quickly and aggressively to head off the fledgling effort to stage a revolt at their convention next month in Cleveland, hoping to spare the party an embarrassing spectacle that could deeply wound the presumptive nominee. They are employing hard-nosed tactics, ...
Fact Checker: Trump campaign's claim that State Department gave $55.2 million to Laureate Education after hiring Bill Clinton

6:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

"As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton laundered money to Bill Clinton through Laureate Education, while Bill Clinton was an honorary chairman of the group. Clinton's State Department provided $55.2 million in grants to Laureate Education from 2010-2012. Laureate thanked Bill for providing unbelievable access to the Secretary of State by ...
Sanders' next challenge: To figure out where he will take his revolution
FILE - Sen. Bernie SandersPhoto by Matt McClain, The Washington Post.

6:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The last time Bernie Sanders came to this city, in April, he was flat-out running for president. Six thousand people packed the downtown Oncenter to cheer him on, and a thousand more cheered from outside. The crowd was smaller on Friday, just 500 people - but technically, ...
With voters fed up with Washington, Clinton decries inaction in the nation's capital

6:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Hillary Clinton took aim Sunday at Washington politicians, telling a meeting of the country's mayors that they could never stay in good stead with their constituents amid the same kind of inaction and paralysis that has become commonplace in the nation's capital. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, ...
The politics of fear

6:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

WASHINGTON - The mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando two weeks ago has brought out political-anxiety rhetoric in force. Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, is rocking the electoral world with his raw appeal to fears about terrorism and crime. His allies in Congress, acting as surrogates, ...
Why Trump isn't enough for Senate Democrats
FILE - Ted Strickland, former governor of Ohio and Democratic nominee for Senate in Ohio, speaks to the delegates at the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, Tuesday, September 4, 2012. (Harry E. Walker/MCT)

6:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats say they need more than just Donald Trump to win back a majority. In an election in which the New York billionaire has been hard to escape, these Democratic candidates are vowing that their campaigns will be about more than just exploiting the weaknesses of the ...
Life with Gracie: Teaching children the joy of giving
Haedyn Crumbley, 9, is doing good and coloring a bag to fill with items for kids in need. She was one of dozens of children who recently participated in a Family and Friends event hosted by her mom, Elisa Crumbley, Dale Crumly and Julie Crawford at The Packaged Good, a local nonprofit. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

5:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

In a Dunwoody shopping strip, a widow recalls the bedside conversations that changed the trajectory of her life. Sally Mundell was 35 at the time, a mother to two daughters, wife of Grover and head of Spanx’s catalog and worldwide e-commerce business. Life was better than good. Then in the ...
Augusta toddler found in hotel pool dies at hospital

Updated: 4:29 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

An Augusta toddler has died more than a week after being found in a hotel swimming pool. Citing a statement from Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen, news outlets report that Brandon Holmes was pronounced dead Monday morning at the Children's Hospital of Georgia. Holmes had been found in a pool ...
Boy, 8, killed in car crash after Fulton County police chase

Updated: 4:14 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Authorities say an 8-year-old boy has been killed in a crash that involved a stolen car and a police chase in Fulton County. East Point police spokesman Capt. Cliff Chandler tells media outlets that a 21-year-old woman was spotted on Monday afternoon driving a car she had stolen early that ...
Justice quest goes on after 'Freedom Summer' court cases end
FILE - In this June 15, 2014 file photograph, flowers top the memorial marker for Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman, civil rights workers who were killed in the "Mississippi Burning" case of 1964, outside the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Miss., following a commemorative service in their honor. With additional criminal charges ruled out in the 1964 killings of the three civil rights workers, the community and state are left with harder ways to pursue justice in the case. Relatives of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner said their deaths should prompt reflection about racism across Mississippi and the United States. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Updated: 3:48 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The search for courtroom justice in the 1964 "Freedom Summer" killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi's Neshoba County is over, more than a half century after they died, but some Mississippians and the relatives of the slain men say the search for another kind of justice still is ...
Georgia Tech employee accused of sexual battery

Updated: 3:33 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Authorities say a Georgia Tech employee has been arrested on sex charges involving another employee. The university said in a news release Monday that 52-year-old Ernest G. Olivares if Powder Springs was arrested last week on sexual battery and aggravated sexual battery charges. Georgia Tech spokesman Lance Wallace says Olivares, ...
Dozens of cremated remains found in Jonesboro storage unit

Updated: 1:01 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Authorities say that more than 50 cremated remains have been found in a storage unit in Jonesboro. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman Nelly Miles tells news outlets that a friend of the storage unit renter called authorities after finding the remains. Miles says the remains date to 1967, but no ...
GA Lottery

Updated: 12:58 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ These Georgia lotteries were drawn Monday: 5 Card Cash KC-QS-3C-7C-2S (KC, QS, 3C, 7C, 2S) All or Nothing Day 03-04-05-07-10-15-16-17-18-21-22-24 (three, four, five, seven, ten, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-four) All or Nothing Evening 01-04-05-09-10-11-12-14-15-16-23-24 (one, four, five, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, ...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

Updated: 12:58 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-23-27-31-38 (two, twenty-three, twenty-seven, thirty-one, thirty-eight) Estimated jackpot: $150,000
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 4 Evening' game

Updated: 11:58 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Cash 4 Evening" game were: 8-9-4-8 (eight, nine, four, eight)
Winning numbers drawn in 'Jumbo Bucks Lotto' game

Updated: 11:18 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Jumbo Bucks Lotto" game were: 02-11-13-23-32-47 (two, eleven, thirteen, twenty-three, thirty-two, forty-seven)
Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game

Updated: 10:18 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were: 01-02-06-10-11-13-15-19-20-22-23-24 (one, two, six, ten, eleven, thirteen, fifteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-four)
Principal: Slain teacher was ‘a caring friend and a very loving mother’
White ribbons were placed at the entrance and on each mailbox in the west Cobb County neighborhood where a 35-year-old woman was shot and killed. (Photo: Alexis Stevens/astevens@ajc.com)

7:30 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016

The Cobb County kindergarten teacher allegedly shot to death by her mother-in-law will be missed by colleagues and students, her principal said Monday. “Jenna was a beloved member of the Kemp community — we are all heartbroken,” Kemp Elementary School Principal Shea Thomas said. “She was an excellent teacher, a ...
Winning numbers drawn in '5 Card Cash' game

Updated: 7:22 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were: KC-QS-3C-7C-2S (KC, QS, 3C, 7C, 2S)
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