Construction at Plant Vogtle, Georgia, Dec. 1, 2014.
Nuclear power provides 60 percent of US carbon-free electricity generation, but existing plants are aging and only one is under construction. Should government intervene to keep nuclear energy in the mix?
Hurricane Irma caused major damage to Naples and other Florida cities.
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The desire to help during emergencies like Hurricane Irma is admirable. Doing some homework might make your contributions go farther.
The peach looms large in Georgia history and lore. Today the Georgia peach crop is dwindling, but its history remains deeply entwined with Southern history, politics and culture.
Republican candidate for Georgia’s Sixth District congressional seat Karen Handel declares victory with her husband Steve.
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But there's little evidence the high spending changed any minds, says a political scientist who lives in the district.
Jon Ossoff speaks to supporters during an election-night watch party.
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Democrat Jon Ossoff will face Republican Karen Handel in a runoff on June 20.
Working the crowd.
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Often dismissed as a solid Republican bloc, the southern states are anything but.
Russia is pressing its national interests online.
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The FBI is warning of Russian cyberattackers probing American election systems. Information warfare scholars discuss Russia's digital efforts to benefit its national interests.
Russian President Vladimir Putin in center.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has not dropped below 80 percent since March 2014. Russians overwhelmingly support their president's aggression in Georgia and Crimea. Here's why.
Clinton at a campaign stop in Atlanta City Hall in February.
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Polls show Trump and Hillary in a dead heat in the Peach State this year. An expert on Southern politics examines the possibility of Georgia turning blue.
The Boss canceled a concert in North Carolina.
Georgia State law scholar looks to the Constitution for limits.
Protesters in Tbilisi voice their anger about Russia’s activities in Ukraine.
This latest instalment in our series on Russia’s relations with its neighbours focuses on Georgia. Caucasus-watcher Julie George explains how the Ukraine situation has magnified the uneasy truce that continues…