You stand to be exceptionally lucky in the way things turn out in the year ahead when promoting a complicated enterprise or venture. As long as you stay true to the cause and keep the faith, Dame Fortune will lend a hand.
HARTFORD, Conn. - Amid a growing obesity epidemic in the United States, an insurance company has started giving customers another reason to slim down by being one of the first in the nation to offer discounts to customers who keep a low body-mass index.
BROOKLET - The Portal Panthers traveled to Southeast Bulloch Monday night to take on the Yellow Jackets in the first round of the SEB Yellow Jacket tournament. The game was full of offense from the start as the Panthers were able to pin eight runs in three innings on Yellow Jacket starter Scotty Beegle.
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street rebounded fitfully Wednesday from the previous session's 416-point plunge in the Dow industrials as investors took comfort from comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke but still showed signs of unease about the economy.
LONDON - British pianist Joyce Hatto, hailed after her death as a neglected genius, owed her reputation to performances stolen from other artists, her husband has admitted, saying he was desperate to have her life end ''on a high note.''
LONDON - A mother who feared she might lose custody of her obese 8-year-old son unless he lost weight was allowed to keep the boy after striking a deal Tuesday with social workers to safeguard his welfare.
NEW YORK - Stocks had their worst day of trading since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks Tuesday, hurtling the Dow Jones industrials down more than 400 points on a worldwide tide of concern that the U.S. and Chinese economies are stumbling and that share prices have become overinflated.
Having good friends is the type of wealth that is more valuable than precious stones. Your chart indicates that you might establish one of the warmest relationships of your life that will last a lifetime.
In the movie "Naughty Nineties," Bud Abbott says, "Now, on the St. Louis team we have Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know is on third."
DEAR DR. GOTT: In 1990, my husband had a serious heart attack, at which time his cholesterol was 165. He had open-heart surgery with a five-way bypass in 1996.
DEAR ABBY: I have been dating "Crystal" for about a year. For the last seven months we shared a house together. We live in a very small town, and to make extra money as well as have something to occupy her time, Crystal started her own business. It has not been going well, and to top it off, I was laid off from my job.
WASHINGTON - It's better than nothing, federal health advisers said Tuesday in urging approval of the first bird flu vaccine as a stopgap against a potential pandemic until more effective vaccines can be developed.
Any venture or enterprise, which you personally take a hand in developing, will have good chances for success. Don't be afraid to get involved with something extra that could be both lucrative and serviceable.
In the Babylonian Talmud, it says: "Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage."
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 43-year-old woman with an embarrassing and socially crippling condition. I have hair growth where other women don't - on my chin, neck, stomach and buttocks. I have to shave my chin and neck every morning, and, by 6 p.m., I have stubble. I won't let anyone see me first thing in the morning, so I always sleep alone. If I want to go out at night, I have to ...
NEW YORK - While the New York Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years and the attention of the players' union. The overall big league average rose 5.4 percent this season to a record $3.39 million, according to the annual report released Wednesday by the Major League Baseball Players Association. The increase was the steepest since 2006. In ...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Standing amid giant piles of snow in the shadow of MetLife Stadium, Super Bowl organizers said Wednesday that they're prepared to deploy thousands of trucks and tons of salt to prevent snowy weather from interfering with the biggest football game of the year. Officials held the press conference to assure the public that snow or ice will not hinder the game on Feb. 2, when it will ...
ATLANTA - Looking for catching depth after losing Brian McCann to free agency, the Atlanta Braves acquired Ryan Doumit from the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday for left-hander Sean Gilmartin. The 32-year-old Doumit could share time with Evan Gattis, a rookie last season who is McCann's projected replacement as Atlanta's primary starter. After playing his first seven seasons with Pittsburgh, Doumit spent two years in Minnesota. He hit .247 with 14 ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Roddy White is beginning to perform like an elite receiver again - just in time for a final visit to one of his favorite stadiums. White and the Falcons will help close Candlestick Park in Monday night's game at the San Francisco 49ers. Asked about his memories of the stadium, White quickly mentioned the NFL's top all-time receiver. "Man, I just remember Jerry Rice just tearing ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - With Peyton Manning on the verge of breaking Tom Brady's single-season touchdown record, Houston interim coach Wade Phillips calls this "just the best year ever of any quarterback." <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; ...
This is it, the final go-round for the BCS.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce its stimulus for the U.S. economy because the job market has shown steady improvement. The shift could lead to higher long-term borrowing rates for individuals and
A motorcycle club will hold a fundraiser to help a local family buy a memorial headstone in honor of a 10-year-old girl who was killed in a tragic accident.
The U.S. Military Academy has expressed interest in Georgia Southern head coach Jeff Monken.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The two winning Mega Millions tickets were sold in California and Georgia, lottery officials said Wednesday.
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Georgia Southern has one of the nation's leading scorers in Jelani Hewitt, who ranks No. 16 with 22 points per game. Hewitt and Tre Bussey average a combined 41.2 points per game, and along with point guard Brian Holmes, the Eagles have a combined 11 years of college basketball experience in the backcourt. What the Eagles (5-6) have in experience, they lack in depth, as only seven players average more than 20 ...
SOCHI, Russia - They are fearless, stubborn and increasingly under siege. Environmentalists, activists and journalists in Sochi have spent years exposing the dark side of Vladimir Putin's showcase Winter Games - and now they're paying the price. In recent months, these campaigners have been detained, put on trial and even barred from going to the beach. With the Olympics less than two months away, authorities are stepping up the pressure as these ...
"To his dog every man is king; hence the popularity of dogs."