John Dalberg Acton, an English historian who died in 1902, wrote, "Be more severe to ideas than to actions; do not overlook the strength of the bad cause or the weakness of the good."
There will be a general marked improvement in all conditions in the year ahead. However, just because a number of things are much better, it does not give you license to coast or be careless about what you get into.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am one of your faithful readers who thought I would never have to write you for help, yet here I am asking for your opinion.
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WASHINGTON - A top White House official weighed in Thursday with renewed veto threats against rival House and Senate Iraq funding bills, saying add-ons for veterans and the unemployed were unacceptable.
WASHINGTON - Rates on 30-year mortgages edged down slightly this week, but remained above 6 percent for the third straight week.
WASHINGTON - The United States and Russia have expelled five diplomats and military attaches from each other's countries in moves reminiscent of the tit-for-tat exchanges of the Cold War-era, U.S. officials said Thursday.
A week from Saturday, 453 new graduates will cross the commencement stage on the lawn of Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Among them: Nokuthula Sikhethiwe Kitikiti, Udochukwu Chinyere Obodo, and Baitnairamdal Otgonshar.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - A close-knit coalition of Minneapolis bridge collapse victims - some in wheelchairs and others still wearing casts - looked on Thursday as Gov. Tim Pawlenty signed a $38 million package to compensate them for their injuries and losses.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Shiite Hezbollah supporters and the Lebanese government's Sunni backers clashed with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades Thursday in battles that spread through Beirut's streets soon after Hezbollah's leader vowed to fight any attempt to disarm his men.
PARIS - Police detained a suspected pedophile in New Jersey Thursday, just two days after Interpol made a rare appeal for public help in the international manhunt to catch him, the police agency said.
DEAR ABBY: I have been reading your column most of my adult life, but I don't ever remember seeing any letters from people who are just afraid of life.
KUFR QASSEM, Israel - The highway leading to this Arab town in central Israel was lined with blue-and-white Israeli flags Wednesday to mark the country's 60th Independence Day. But no banners fluttered in Kufr Qassem itself.
John Ciardi, an American poet, critic and translator who died in 1986, said, "A boy is a hurry on its way to doing nothing."
ATLANTA - People who sleep fewer than six hours a night - or more than nine - are more likely to be obese, according to a new government study that is one of the largest to show a link between irregular sleep and big bellies.
WASHINGTON - Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just ...
ROSEBURG, Ore. - When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community ...
Mr. Joseph Wynton "Joe" Collins
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn cranked up the music and turned up the energy for the Atlanta Falcons.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - As daily fantasy sports operators FanDuel and DraftKings hustle to prove they can be trusted by thousands of users each week, cheating ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech never expected to be in this position, facing its first four-game losing streak in nearly two decades.
LONDON (AP) - Sepp Blatter could be facing a 90-day suspension.
A man whose body was found Tuesday in an Evans County home near the Evans/Bryan County line was the victim of homicide, according to ...
The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will dedicate a park bench on Sunday at Rockwell/Edgewood Acres Park, in honor ...
After a thrilling 8-4 come-from-behind victory over Toombs in the 1-AAA region playoffs Tuesday, the Lady Yellow Jackets had revenge on the mind against a ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Not so long ago, Georgia Tech was being touted as one of the top teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference and maybe even ...
ATHENS, Ga. - Mark Richt has heard criticism from Georgia fans impatient for a championship and especially tired of losing to Alabama.
A traffic stop on a reckless vehicle Monday ended in two drug arrests and the seizure of over $11,000 cash.
Dr. Haywood E. Boyd