POLITICS

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age.

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Walker County deputies arrested on charges of aggravated assault, criminal attempt to rape, and...

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department arrested Walker County deputies Brandon England, age 40, and Shawn Norris, age 36, on charges of aggravated assault, criminal attempt to rape, and false imprisonment.  

Cooling towers imploded at Florida power plant

Cooling towers in Northeast Jax, FL imploded over the weekend.

ABC orders ‘Roseanne’ spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

ABC, which canceled its “Roseanne” revival over its star’s racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this...

BUSINESS

Georgia retains AAA ratings for 21st consecutive year

Gov. Nathan Deal has announced Georgia again earned a rating of AAA, with a stable outlook, from each of the three main credit rating agencies — Moody’s, Fitch and Standard & Poor’s.

Glass company: People drink less beer, more of it in cans

An Ohio-based glass company says it’s closing a Georgia bottle factory — and part of the reason is that people are drinking less beer, and buying more of it in cans.

Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners’ locations to data brokers.

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Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.