No-sugar drinks and innovations power Coke in 3Q

Business 10/18/19, 06:36

Coca-Cola reported strong third quarter sales as it makes strides with new drinks like Coca-Cola Plus Coffee and no-sugar drinks. Revenue jumped 8% to $9.51 billion, edging out Wall Street expectations for $9.48 billion, according to a survey by Zacks Investment ...

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

U.S. 08/24/19, 18:15

Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been ...

Pretrial appeal dismissed in 2005 slaying of teacher

U.S. 06/10/19, 18:17

Georgia's highest court said Monday that it lacks authority to hear a pretrial appeal from a man charged with killing a high school teacher whose disappearance remained a mystery for more than a decade.The state Supreme Court in March delayed ...

Jimmy Carter, after hip surgery, back teaching Sunday school

U.S. 06/10/19, 06:32

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter talked about his recent health setback and his conversation with President Donald Trump, as he returned to teaching Sunday school in Georgia for the first time since breaking his hip. Carter told people gathered at the ...

Biden reverses position on Hyde abortion amendment

2020 Campaign 06/07/19, 02:12

After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday, June 6, and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. "If I believe health ...

Joe Biden reverses course on Hyde abortion amendment

Politics 06/06/19, 19:18

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is reversing course and declaring that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden made the declaration Thursday following two days of intense scrutiny and ...

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws

U.S. 05/30/19, 00:34

New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them.The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, and several said they would ...

Sánchez sparkles as Nationals pound Gausman, Braves 14-4

Baseball 05/29/19, 21:44

Aníbal Sánchez allowed one hit in six scoreless innings, Howie Kendrick hit a three-run double and the Washington Nationals withstood a grand slam by rookie Austin Riley to beat the Atlanta Braves 14-4 on Wednesday night.Sánchez (1-6) made a triumphant ...

Martínez scores 2 goals in stoppage time, Atlanta wins

Soccer 05/29/19, 20:17

Josef Martínez scored two goals in second-half stoppage time to help Atlanta United beat Minnesota United 3-0 on Wednesday night.Atlanta (7-5-2) ended a two-game losing streak with its sixth win in eight games. Minnesota (6-5-3) had its two-game winning streak ...

2021 MLB All-Star Game to be played in Atlanta

Sports 05/29/19, 18:47

Major League Baseball's 2021 All-Star Game will be played at Atlanta in what could be the first national showcase for SunTrust Park since the stadium opened in 2017.Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement before the Braves played the Washington ...

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:52

Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night.Howie Kendrick had three hits, including his ninth homer, ...

Home Depot posts strong profit, revenue

Business 05/21/19, 06:53

Home Depot is reporting better than expected profit and revenue for the first quarter despite a damp start to 2019.That inclement weather and an extra week in the previous fiscal year dampened the home improvement retailer's comparable store sales.Comparable store ...

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