South Carolina Inmate May Have Used Drone in Prison Escape, Officials Say

By NIRAJ CHOKSHI July 7, 2017 Jimmy Causey escaped from a South Carolina prison this week, but his methods this time around were far more high-tech than they were a dozen years ago, when he broke free from another maximum-security state prison. The...

Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election, Fending Off Upstart Democrat

By JONATHAN MARTIN and RICHARD FAUSSET June 20, 2017 ATLANTA — Karen Handel, a veteran Republican officeholder, overcame a deluge of liberal money to win a special House election in Georgia on Tuesday, bridging the divide in her own party...

Trump Targets German Trade, and the South Grimaces

By ALAN BLINDER and RICHARD FAUSSET May 31, 2017 GREER, S.C. — No matter that this small Southern city sits squarely in the middle of Trump country: The president, with his criticism of German trade policy, was setting off alarm bells in the...