WASHINGTON - The Syrian nuclear reactor allegedly built with North Korean design help and destroyed last year by Israeli jets was within weeks or months of being functional, a top U.S. official said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - House Democratic leaders plan to add extended unemployment benefits and new education funding for veterans to President Bush's war funding bill while dropping lots of other party priorities.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's government is seeking a peace deal with the tribe of a Taliban commander suspected in the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, an official said Thursday.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 79-year-old male in reasonably good health for my age.
DEAR ABBY: I'm 12 and adopted. I have always known and have never felt less loved because of it. My mom always said that when you're adopted, you know that you are wanted and loved because nobody gets adopted by accident.
KATMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's former communist rebels were declared the biggest party in a new governing assembly Thursday. While the Maoists won't have a majority, they are expected to usher in sweeping changes for the poor Himalayan nation.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Syrian President Bashar Assad said Thursday that Israel has expressed willingness to withdraw from the Golan Heights, but direct talks would not begin before a new U.S. administration takes office.
May the dummy walk around the table and stand behind declarer to watch the play?
You'll be inspired to work harder than usual for those you love in the year ahead and, as a result, this could be an extremely prosperous period for you. In attempting to provide for your loved ones, you'll do good things for yourself in the process.
ALBANY, N.Y. - Angry about the price of gas? Just imagine paying for gas you don't get.
The Georgia Southern University Athletics Department announced institutional information pertaining to the Academic Progress Rate (APR) that will be released by the NCAA on May 6. Thirteen of Georgia Southern's 15 Division I sport programs surpassed the 925 benchmark standard.
SAN ANGELO, Texas - A Texas appeals court on Thursday agreed to hear arguments that hundreds of children the state took from a polygamist compound should be allowed to see their mothers while the massive custody case is resolved.
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WASHINGTON - Lost in the hoopla of ads promising that laser vision surgery lets you toss your glasses is a stark reality: Not everyone's a good candidate and an unlucky few do suffer life-changing side effects - lost vision, dry eye, night-vision problems.
Mr. Rollie "Raliegh" "Possum" Clark
It appears as though the tides have turned for female athletics at Portal Middle-High School. First the girls track team shocked Class A public schools by finishing second in the state competition. Just a few days later, the Lady Panthers' golf team narrowly missed earning a state title at the GHSA Class A golf championships.
ZURICH - The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami.
DESTIN, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004.
ATLANTA - The season didn't end like they wanted.
AUGUSTA - A 37-year-old Georgia salesman pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that he supported terrorists, saying he bought a one-way ticket overseas to join the Islamic State group.
HOUSTON - Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and a dozen others missing.
PARIS - Gael Monfils delivered one final ace, his 21st, and closed out his latest raucous, five-set victory on Court Philippe Chatrier to the delight of roaring, partisan spectators.
Mr. Jessie Maylon Bowen
In front of friends, family and fellow golfers, Statesboro High School's Jordan Woody signed his national letter of intent to attend Savannah State University on a golf scholarship Tuesday afternoon in the school's media center.
CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title.
BEREA, Ohio - Except for sporting a tighter haircut under his orange helmet, Johnny Manziel looked pretty much the same.
Many Ogeechee Technical College students are going back to college to finish their degrees and the state of Georgia is hoping more adults will do so. Today, less than 45 percent of our state's workforce is prepared to meet the demands of Georgia employers, creating a need for an additional 250,000 graduates above and beyond current graduation rates just to meet the demand and remain economically competitive.
Laura Suzanne Donaldson