Among the nine Muscogee County School District high schools, Northside has the largest improvement in composite score, and Spencer has the largest decline. Our charts also compare performance in reading, math and writing.
On Sept. 15, Joshua Gribble, 22, of Wichita, Kan., finished hiking the Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine, having walked 158 consecutive days through 14 states and some of America’s roughest country.
The bizarre saga of a Vallejo, Calif., kidnapping-for-ransom case, in which police initially accused the victims of carrying out an elaborate hoax, will take a major step toward a resolution Thursday when the accused abductor pleads guilty in a Sacramento federal courtroom, attorneys said.
Energy companies led a rally in Asian stock markets Thursday as investors welcomed news that OPEC nations planned to cut oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to reduce a global glut.
The University of Missouri temporarily suspended a fraternity on Wednesday over accusations of racial slurs directed toward black students, in the latest incident of racial tension that has roiled the campus for nearly a year.
The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S. Pacific Fleet referred her case to her commander, who has the authority to punish the sailor, a Navy reservist. Saluting during the national anthem is a daily ritual for men and women in the military. Here's a look at the protocol behind it.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is giving notice to the United States, his country's long-standing ally, that joint exercises of Filipino and American troops next week will be the last such drills.
A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.
The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a distraught man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.