Tuesday’s high-profile U.S. primary elections may extend a streak of sorts for conservative tea party Republicans: losing individual races but winning the larger ideological war by tugging the Republican Party rightward.
Forecasters said a potentially “catastrophic” winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the normally temperate Southeast, causing widespread power outages that could leave people in the dark for days, just weeks after a storm crippled the region.
Firefighters battled a giant blaze fueled by 5,600 tons of rubber Saturday at the Port of Savannah in Georgia, where a towering column of black smoke could be seen from miles away.
Georgia has inaugurated a new president, 44-year-old philosopher and former university rector Giorgi Margvelashvili.
Scores of children were safely evacuated from an elementary school in the state of Georgia Tuesday as police responded to reports of shots being fired and arrested a suspect, authorities said.