AUSTIN, Texas - Texas officials told legislators Wednesday that they're investigating the possible sexual abuse of some young boys taken from a polygamist sect's ranch, as well as broken bones among other children.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - State police have removed three children from an apocalyptic church whose leader claims to be the Messiah and acknowledges having sex with some of his followers.
FORT KENT, Maine - People fled homes and businesses along both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border near this town at the northern tip of Maine on Wednesday as the area suffered its worst flooding on record.
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - Wilkes University badly wanted 18-year-old Nicole Pollock to be part of its freshman class this fall - so much so that it made her the star of her own ad campaign.
MOSCOW - DNA tests carried out by a U.S. laboratory prove that remains exhumed last year belong to two children of Czar Nicholas II, putting to rest questions about what happened to Russia's last royal family, a regional governor said Wednesday.
BADEN-BADEN Germany - Former SS doctor Aribert Heim tops a list released Wednesday of most-wanted suspected Nazi war criminals. He is a man so brutal that witnesses remember him as the worst they saw, though he was only at Mauthausen concentration camp for two months.
WASHINGTON - The challenge was to come up with an idea that can transform public education, particularly in poor communities. The winner: an educator with a passion for making school fun.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration, moving to cope with soaring budget deficits, says it is bringing back the one-year Treasury bill that it stopped issuing seven years ago when the budget was in surplus.
WASHINGTON -The bruised economy limped through the first quarter, growing at just a 0.6 percent pace as housing and credit problems forced people and businesses alike to hunker down.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve, which began the year aggressively fighting a severe credit crunch and economic weakness, may push the pause button after delivering perhaps one more quarter-point cut in interest rates.
WASHINGTON - When retiring Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern visited the White House on St. Patrick's Day, he was able to declare that peace had been established in Northern Ireland after decades of violence.
WASHINGTON - A government inspection of slaughterhouses found significant problems with the treatment of cattle and two of the nation's largest beef processors - both of which provide meat for the National School Lunch Program - were slapped with humane handling violations.
HEBRON, West Bank - To Nayfa Shatat, the widowed mother of 11, Hebron's biggest Islamic charity is a lifeline: It schools her daughters and helps feed her family.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan - Trafficked across the border from Pakistan with her 3-year-old son, Rukhma was handed to an Afghan who raped and abused her, then beat the toddler to death as she watched helplessly.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County girls tennis team punched a ticket to its 19th consecutive state quarterfinal appearance by blanking Pierce County 5-0 Tuesday in the second round of the GHSA Class AA state tournament.
C. Edward "Ed" Bragg
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Financial transaction fraud and identity theft have become a huge issue for consumers and businesses alike.
The Averitt Center for the Arts added recently two employees to the team in an effort to fulfill the mission of the organization.
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The Second Annual Hudson Powell Scholarship Golf Tournament is set for Friday at Forest Heights Country Club.
STONE MOUNTAIN - Planning is under way to place a Liberty Bell replica atop Stone Mountain near Atlanta as a memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther ...
A man and two juveniles were arrested on burglary charges Thursday after a witness reported the suspects' tag number.
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Question: I saw a photo of a lovely flower called a "toad lily" in a catalog. Can we grow it in Georgia?
Sandra Brannen Aldrich
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for ...