Ex-Officer Gets 12 Years in Naked Man’s Fatal Shooting

DECATUR, Ga. — A former Georgia police officer convicted of aggravated assault and other crimes in the fatal shooting of an unarmed, naked man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison. Robert "Chip" Olsen was responding to a call of a naked man behaving e...
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A Re-Energized Hurricane Dorian Rakes the Southeast US Coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hurricane Dorian raked the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain Thursday, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses as it pushed northward toward the dangerously e...
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Voters Face Long Lines, Machine Snafus, ‘Mosh Pit’ Crowds

ATLANTA — Long lines and malfunctioning machines marred the early hours of voting in some precincts across the country Tuesday. Some of the biggest problems were in Georgia, a state with a hotly contested gubernatorial election, where some voters reported wait...
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How Does Your Pay Stack Up Against Top CEOs?

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. Michael Rapino, boss of Live Nation Entertainment, led the way in California at $70.6 ...