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At least two people were killed as winds and tornadoes associated with a 1,000-mile-long storm tore through the U.S. Southeast and mid-Atlantic, officials said.
Online retail giant Amazon.com could be gearing up for a legal battle over a sales tax law a law professor said is open to legal debate.
Georgia can start enforcing a law allowing police to investigate suspected illegal immigrants, officials say.
Georgia's governor said plans are moving forward for a massive investment to deepen the Port of Savannah, the nation's fourth-largest port.
A growing green market opens the door to stronger U.S.-British energy ties, the British energy and climate change minister said at the start of a trade mission.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal approved new restrictions on late-term abortions performed in the state, signing a bill that generally bans abortions after 20 weeks.
A bill signed by Georgia's governor will oblige parents seeking welfare to be drug-tested at their own expense, provoking a challenge in court.
Filmmaker Michael Moore called for a boycott of Georgia this week after the state executed prison inmate Troy Davis for a murder Davis swore he did not commit.
Georgia executed Troy Davis Wednesday for the murder of a police officer after the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday rejected Davis' appeal for a stay of execution.