After a massive manhunt, U.S. police detained the man who allegedly opened fire in a central Atlanta medical facility on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring four others, authorities confirmed.
Georgia’s parliament dropped a controversial “foreign agent registration” bill after massive protests and warnings it could hamper the country’s efforts to join the European Union and NATO military alliance.
Anxiety remained high in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi after security forces detained some 50 protestors and broke up protests against a “foreign agents” law, injuring several people. Demonstrators fear the legislation moves the former Soviet republic towards Russian-style authoritarian rule.
Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in Georgia’s high-stakes Senate runoff election.
A Superior Court judge in Georgia on Tuesday overturned the state’s ban on abortions after six weeks, saying it violated the U.S. Constitution.
The Democrats kept control of the U.S. Senate on Saturday after Senator Catherine Cortez Masto narrowly defeated her Republican challenger, Adam Laxalt, in Nevada.
Commentators said Wednesday that Democrats defied historical odds in the critical U.S. midterm elections as an anticipated “red wave” of Republican victories did not materialize.
Sixty-six clinics in 14 states have stopped providing abortions since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade in June, Politico reports. Twenty-six of these clinics have closed down altogether, including the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which was at the center of the case through which Roe was reversed.
Nearly two dozen states are sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to help federal immigration officials grapple with an unprecedented surge of undocumented migrants.
Georgia and Kazakhstan said Tuesday that tens of thousands of Russians had flooded into their countries from neighboring Russia since the announcement of a partial military mobilization to fight in Ukraine.