JERUSALEM - A Palestinian attacker turned a construction vehicle into a fearsome weapon in downtown Jerusalem just hours before Barack Obama's visit Tuesday, ramming a bus, overturning a car and injuring five people before he was shot dead.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - A former driver for Osama bin Laden knew the target of the fourth hijacked plane on Sept. 11, a prosecutor said Tuesday as he sought to undercut defense arguments that the Guantanamo prisoner was a low-level employee of the terrorist leader.
ROME - Italy's Parliament gave final approval Tuesday to a contentious law that grants immunity from prosecution to Premier Silvio Berlusconi and other top Italian officials.
NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors have disbanded their criminal investigation into the financial dealings of the Rev. Al Sharpton and his Harlem civil rights group, the minister and his lawyers said Tuesday.
Believers Church is hosting a "Back to School Bash" Saturday, July 26, from 9-11 a.m., where the first 500 students in grades K-8 will receive a free book bag filled with school supplies. There will be hot dogs and drinks available, face painting, temporary tattoos and games as well as a drawing for gift cards. Believers Church is located at 7059 Harville Road. For more information call 681-1446.
HONOLULU - The Air Force continued to hold out hope of finding survivors Tuesday in the crash of a B-52 bomber off Guam, but a brigadier general said there was no evidence that any of the airmen were alive.
BELGRADE, Serbia - For more than a decade, the world's most-wanted war crimes fugitive displayed a talent for eluding international justice. His secret? Hide in plain sight.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - After serving eight months behind bars for a conviction of receiving stolen property, Annette McWashington Pruitt was excited about the prospect of being able to vote again.
MOYOCK, N.C. - Blackwater Worldwide, the company that unwittingly became a catchall brand name for security contractors in Iraq, wants to shift its business away from the sector that earned it hundreds of millions of dollars.
MILWAUKEE - Police Sgt. Chuck Cross pointed his department-issue .40-caliber handgun at his temple, finger on the trigger, as he sat drunk against his hallway wall.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Wachovia Corp. reported a surprisingly large second-quarter loss Tuesday, deflating Wall Street's hopes that the nation's big banks are weathering the credit crisis well. The bank said it lost $8.86 billion, is slashing its dividend and eliminating 10,750 positions after losses tied to mortgages soared.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga. - Twiggs County principals will be pulling out their dusty paddles when school resumes and using them when students act up.
PITTSBURGH - Authorities say a slain pregnant woman may have been alive and was possibly drugged when a baby was ripped from her womb, allegedly by a woman who tried to pass the infant off as her own.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine - Republican Sen. John McCain insisted on Monday that he has been consistently right on both Iraq and Afghanistan while Democratic rival Sen. Barack Obama ''has been completely wrong.''
WASHINGTON - President Bush gave U.S. Olympians a rousing White House send-off to next month's games in Beijing, urging them Monday to ''compete swifter, higher and stronger'' but also be mindful they will be ''ambassadors of liberty'' to the people of China and elsewhere.
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ATLANTA- Trevor Bauer complained that he wasn't as sharp as in recent outings.
SONOMA, Calif. - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday that theOlympic Games could be a "big failure," because of budget shortfalls that threaten ...
NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.
Lionel Messi's surprising decision to stop playing for Argentina could damage his legacy with the national team and fans back home.
RAINELLE, W.Va. - When the torrential rains stopped in the tiny West Virginia town of Rainelle, the volunteers started showing up.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court issued its strongest defense of abortion rights in a quarter-century Monday, striking down Texas' widely replicated rules that sharply reduced abortion ...
Statesboro police arrested a man on Sunday who is suspected in an armed robbery committed June 1.
Great Dane Trailers in Statesboro is ramping up its operations and will hold a job fair Tuesday to help hire 100 employees. The additional employees ...
A 19-year-old Statesboro man was arrested early Monday morning after a shooting at Morris Heights Apartments.
Jennifer Campbell Mock of the Mock Law Firm LLC in Statesboro was installed as the 70th president of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the ...
AgSouth marketing director Christy Smith announced that the association has hired Heather Brannen as a marketing specialist for the cooperative. Heather will be based out ...
Friday, Bragg Motor Service on Northside Drive West in Statesboro will celebrate 60 years in business. The company was founded by husband and wife team ...
Knee-deep in a southeast Georgia swamp, a woman wades through the water all alone.