WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve was scrambling to prevent a ''contagion'' from infecting the nation's financial system when it took unprecedented actions to back a Bear Stearns rescue package and provide emergency loans to big Wall Street firms.
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WASHINGTON - The millions of economic stimulus payments gave a massive jolt to household finances in May, sending after-tax incomes up by the largest amount in 33 years.
OXFORD, Miss. - Richard ''Dickie'' Scruggs, the attorney who built his career by taking on tobacco, asbestos and insurance companies, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for conspiring to bribe a judge.
NEW YORK - The online hangout Facebook is getting more serious about grammar. No more should users see jarringly incorrect declarations such as ''Debbie changed their profile picture.''
Gas prices have long been sky-high in Europe. So given what's happened to prices at the pump in America recently, has a gallon of gas in Paris or Rome gone from expensive to ridiculous?
BAD AROLSEN, Germany - From prison brothels to slave labor camps, 15 scholars concluded a two-week probe Thursday of an untapped repository of millions of Nazi records, and hailed it as a rich vein of raw material that will deepen the study of the Holocaust.
LONDON - The U.S. Embassy in London has failed to pay more than $3.9 million in traffic congestion charges, according to figures published Thursday by Britain's foreign ministry.
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WASHINGTON - Rates on 30-year mortgages rose again this week, climbing to the highest level in more than nine months, reflecting more concerns about how the Federal Reserve will respond to higher inflation pressures.
VIENNA, Austria - More than ever before, authorities waging the global war on drugs are up against real insurgents.
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WASHINGTON - Silent on central questions of gun control for two centuries, the Supreme Court found its voice Thursday in a decision affirming the right to have guns for self-defense in the home and addressing a constitutional riddle almost as old as the republic over what it means to say the people may keep and bear arms.
WASHINGTON - The fragile economy improved slightly at the beginning of the year and could grow a bit stronger in the current quarter as extra cash from tax rebates spurs people to buy more. Still, it's not out of danger yet.
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Tyler Budgett pumped in 23 points and Jarius Mikell added 14 to lead Bulloch Academy to a 74-46 drubbing of Hilton Head Prep Tuesday night.
In the 2012-2013 season for the Portal Panthers, the team advanced to the 3-A state Final Four. That was then, this is now.
WASHINGTON - A hot new tool to edit the human genetic code has a big wow factor: the promise of long-sought cures for intractable diseases. But ...
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WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The man accused in the shooting rampage at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic made his first court appearance Monday and learned that ...
LOS ANGELES - New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security - and ...
The Ogeechee Technical College Board of Directors and the Ogeechee Technical College Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees recently received recognition at the Fall Leadership Conference ...
This is the time of year that we like to reflect back on our many blessings.
A man shot during a party on NeSmith Road is recovering, but Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking information on the incident.
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MIAMI - Diabetes, arthritis and open-heart surgery have kept Sherice Bennett from working, but she can't afford her medicine and became homeless while waiting for ...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A gunman who police say staged a deadly attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic was a recluse who stashed food in the ...