BEIJING - Martial arts student Cheng Jianghua only saw the army barracks he stayed in and the stadium where he performed at the spectacular Olympics opening ceremony. But his sacrifices were minor - other performers were injured, fainted from heatstroke or forced to wear adult diapers so the show could go on.
ALGIERS, Algeria - A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-rigged car into a police academy as recruits lined up to register for classes, killing at least 43 people. It was the deadliest attack in the North African country since the 1990s.
BRUSSELS, Belgium - NATO pulled its punches against Russia on Tuesday, suspending formal contacts as punishment for the Georgia invasion but bucking U.S. pressure for more severe penalties.
NAPLES, Fla. - Tropical Storm Fay moved inland Tuesday after making landfall in southwest Florida, never growing into the hurricane that forecasters had cautioned it could become.
SAN ANGELO, Texas - A 14-year-old girl allegedly married to jailed polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs with her parents' blessing at age 12 was ordered back into foster care Tuesday by a Texas judge.
WASHINGTON - More women in their early 40s are childless, and those who are having children are having fewer than ever before, the Census Bureau said Monday.
BAGHDAD - Iraq's largest Sunni party accused government security forces of sectarian bias Tuesday after soldiers arrested a Sunni university president and a Sunni provincial council member northeast of Baghdad.
ISTANBUL, Turkey - Turkey's president urged Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir during talks Tuesday to act responsibly and to end the suffering in the devastated Darfur region.
ESCOBARES, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley's main highway was open to traffic again Tuesday as flooding receded following a deluge of up to 13 inches of rain across southern Texas.
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DEAR ABBY: How do you deal with a hypochondriac? My brothers and I lost our dear mother to cancer when we were in our teens. Daddy has recently been diagnosed with a pernicious form of melanoma, which has a low survival rate.
WASHINGTON - Hard times and higher fuel prices will follow kids back to school this fall.
PORTAL - The Portal softball team won its first ever game against Calvary Day on Tuesday by a score of 6-2 at the Portal Athletic Complex.
When you must decide between two lines of play, usually you will take the mathematically superior one. For example, suppose you need either a finesse to work or a suit to divide 3-3. You should go for the finesse because it is a 50 percent chance and a 3-3 break is only 35.53 percent.
Despite getting the best game of Tupac Lanier's high school career, Statesboro couldn't hold yet another fourth quarter lead in a 31-24 loss ...
The Bulloch Academy Gators traveled to Waynesboro Friday night to take on the Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy in the Gators' first region contest of ...
CHASKA, Minn. - Even with the first opening-session sweep in four decades, the Americans were reminded anew Friday that no lead is safe in the Ryder ...
ATLANTA - Mark Richt will be looking for offensive balance in his first Atlantic Coast Conference game as Miami's coach.
ATHENS, Ga. - Tennessee has a chance to take control of the SEC East on the first Saturday of October.
Ms. Mary Earthese Bradley
ANDERSON, S.C. - A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say ...
NEW YORK - "A clear and present danger to our country." ''Xenophobia, racism and misogyny." ''Beneath our national dignity."
Mrs. Nancy Beasley
LINCOLN, Neb. - If Nebraska's Michael Rose-Ivey and teammates want to kneel during the national anthem again, their next opportunity will be the Nov. 5 ...
ORLANDO, Fla. - The ACC is moving its 2016 football championship to Orlando'sCamping World Stadium.
Windsor Forest fumbled the ball away on its first play of the game and Southeast Bulloch never looked back.
After a week where the offense looked to have new life, Portal heads on the road to get off the schnide against Savannah Country Day ...
The Bulloch Academy Gators travel to Waynesboro this Friday night in their first region contest of the year against the Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy ...
Statesboro head coach Steve Pennington said today's game with Tattnall County will hit closer to home than usual, thanks to Tattnall head coach Jeff ...