RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Every single man knows: Walking a dog in the park is a sure babe magnet. Saudi Arabia's Islamic religious police, in their zeal to keep the sexes apart, want to make sure the technique doesn't catch on here.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A mortar shell hit a house in a valley where Pakistani security forces are battling Islamic militants, killing a family of seven, and militants torched a nearby girls school, police said Thursday.
KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudan's president said he will never deal with the International Criminal Court where he faces charges of genocide in Darfur, according to a newspaper interview published Thursday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - A former nurse surrendered Thursday on a murder charge in the death of her husband, a district attorney who authorities originally believed was killed when he was trampled by cattle in a farming accident.
WASHINGTON - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg went to Congress Thursday seeking long-term care for sick Ground Zero workers and was challenged to justify its cost.
WASHINGTON - President Bush's top advisers are not immune from congressional subpoenas, a federal judge ruled Thursday in an unprecedented dispute between the two political branches.
BOSTON - Massachusetts on Thursday began allowing any gay couple to get married there as Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill repealing a 1913 law that had blocked most out-of-state same-sex couples from tying the knot.
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Manitoba - A man aboard a Greyhound bus repeatedly stabbed and then decapitated a fellow passenger, witnesses said Thursday.
JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's decision to leave office has dealt a serious setback to delicate peace negotiations with both the Palestinians and Syria.
WASHINGTON - One menu item could soon disappear from foreign dinner tables: meat from slaughtered American horses.
In the year ahead, you are likely to go off in an entirely new direction with a specific goal in mind. Even though it might be quite ambitious, it'll be well thought out and you'll have an excellent chance to achieve success.
In "Travels With Charley," John Steinbeck wrote, "Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word.... A Texan outside of Texas is a foreigner."
WASHINGTON - Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he lied about accepting more than a quarter of a million dollars worth of gifts. He asked for a trial before he stands for re-election in November.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
WASHINGTON - The military's top priority is to defeat al-Qaida and other extremists, but winning the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan alone will not achieve that, Defense Secretary Robert Gates says in a new defense policy document.
Bulloch Academy: William Downs
On the slope of the hill, just where the field ends and the woods begin, where the ditch on either side of the road deepens ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Counts of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Renata Elizabeth of Atlanta, to Marion McWhirter "Mac" Jones, son of ...
True story: I sent one of my more recent books to a radio talk-show host who, in turn, gave it to one of her "readers ...
Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Akins (and Kathy Akins) of Register announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Akins of Register, to Cy Gilbreth, son of ...
Mrs. Mary Holland Chester
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track.
ATLANTA - Braves interim manager Brian Snitker says Gordon Beckham is "bouncing around like he's a teenager."
MIAMI - U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm ...
BISMARCK, N.D. - Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's ...
CHICAGO - Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll ...
For almost a decade, Vandy's Restaurant in the Statesboro Mall has provided a meal to veterans on Memorial Day. This year, however, the restaurant ...
Cynthia Johnston Anderson