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Past articles by Megan:

Partial grand jury report released in Trump election interference probe

The jurors unanimously found no fraud took place in the Georgia 2020 presidential election that could overturn the result and most of them believe at least one witness committed perjury. → Read More

Private autopsy shows ‘Cop City’ activist killed by police was shot 13 times

The family is demanding answers from investigators about what led to the 26-year-old environmental activist’s death at the proposed site of an Atlanta police training facility. → Read More

Amazon warehouse inspections find workers exposed to safety hazards

The findings are the latest in a Labor Department investigation fueled by years of reports of unsafe work conditions and injuries. → Read More

11th Circuit asks Florida justices to clarify meaning of ‘riot’

The Sunshine State’s Republican governor is appealing an injunction barring enforcement of an amended law that redefined what constitutes a riot in response to civil rights protests. → Read More

House Jan. 6 Committee releases final report, Trump’s fraud allegations ‘concocted nonsense’

The long-awaited final report is at least 800 pages, detailing the evidence for historic criminal referrals against former President Donald Trump. → Read More

House committee votes to release Trump’s tax returns

The Democratic-led committee has yet to state when and how the documents will be released. → Read More

Former Georgia insurance chief argues for new trial on fraud charges

Jim Beck was found guilty last year of stealing millions from his employer before being elected as state insurance commissioner. → Read More

Warnock defeats Walker in Georgia US Senate runoff

In the contentious runoff race to secure the nation's last U.S. Senate seat in a politically polarized state, Democratic candidate and current U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock has a slight advantage over his Republican opponent. → Read More

11th Circuit sides with ‘Floribama Shore’ creators in trademark battle

The regionally famous Flora-Bama Lounge sued the creators of the → Read More

FTX investors sue cryptocurrency executive and his celebrity endorsers after going bankrupt

The suit seeks to hold NFL star Trevor Lawrence, Seinfeld actor Larry David and others accountable for promoting the now collapsed crypto exchange platform. → Read More

Trump announces 2024 presidential campaign

The former president said he will be running for control of the White House again. → Read More

Study shows partisan differences in top priorities for US immigration policy

While Republicans and Democrats prioritize different goals for the immigration system, most Americans agreed that increased border security and legal status for children are most important. → Read More

Federal judge orders Graham to testify in Georgia election probe

The judge ruled the Republican senator from South Carolina is not protected by legislative immunity and must appear before a special grand jury next week. → Read More

Giuliani ordered to testify in Atlanta next week in 2020 election probe

The Trump lawyer dodged testifying before a special grand jury on Tuesday, claiming he is unable to travel due to a recent medical procedure. → Read More

Music producer challenges copyright infringement claims over hit rap song

A Georgia district court previously sided with New Jersey rapper Rackboy Cam in the suit, awarding him $1.4 million and royalties. → Read More

Fed raises interest rates for fourth time this year to combat inflation

The central bank’s aggressive move comes as consumers prices are rising at the fastest pace in over 40 years. → Read More

Eurozone trade deficit drops slightly to $26.5 billion

Throughout the first five months of 2022, European countries have been importing more goods than they can export, despite last year's surplus. → Read More

Giuliani, Graham subpoenaed in Georgia election interference probe

The investigation is focusing on a January 2021 phone call Donald Trump made to the Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger asking him to → Read More