ROME - Italian authorities have started fingerprinting tens of thousands of Gypsies living in nomad camps across the country - adults and children alike - brushing aside accusations of racism by human rights advocates and international organizations.
BERLIN - Bettina Schardt knew that the combination of drugs she drank in the living room of her home in Wuerzburg last week would kill her, and she died alone.
STAUNTON, Va. - Three West African bushmen recruited to build a mud-hut village at the Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia have been denied visas because officials say the men were poor, didn't speak English and failed to convince them that their visit only would be temporary.
BEIJING - China wants the Dalai Lama to prove he does not support Tibetan independence and disruption of the Beijing Olympics, and told the spiritual leader's two visiting envoys that ''positive actions'' could lead to more talks this year, a state news agency reported Thursday.
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NEW YORK - The hedge fund cheat who tried to fake his own death before going on the lam told a judge Thursday that he really did try to kill himself with a drug overdose the day before he surrendered in Massachusetts.
GLOUCESTER, Mass. - The high school where the principal claimed girls formed a pact to get pregnant is one of the few in Massachusetts with a day care center, leading some to wonder whether that sent a message that teen motherhood is OK.
MONROE, Ga. - Investigators have spent two days digging at a property in northeast Georgia in search of clues advocates hope could lead to finding living suspects in the unsolved lynchings of four people in 1946.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A former death row inmate was freed from a Nashville prison on Wednesday for the first time in nearly 23 years after an anonymous donor paid his bail.
NEW YORK - Iran's foreign minister on Wednesday dismissed talk of a U.S. or Israeli attack against his country, calling the prospect of another war in the Middle East ''craziness.''
BOSTON - MoneyAisle is a free new Web service that makes a bold claim: It says it will maximize the interest rates consumers can get on savings accounts, by running online auctions in which banks bid for consumers' business.
ALBANY, N.Y. - Tiffany was 12 when her mother died. That was the same year she ran away from her sister's house, lived on the streets for six weeks and met the man who two days later became her pimp.
TETON VILLAGE, Wyo. - Citing a lack of federal leadership, the nation's Western governors want to draft a national energy policy they hope will influence the next presidential administration.
The 2008 Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Regional Park will celebrate the Fourth of July with its annual mix of games, activities and fireworks on Friday from 4-11 p.m.
In Shakespeare's "Richard II," Lord Salisbury says, "O, call back yesterday, bid time return."
Bulloch Academy: William Downs
On the slope of the hill, just where the field ends and the woods begin, where the ditch on either side of the road deepens ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Counts of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Renata Elizabeth of Atlanta, to Marion McWhirter "Mac" Jones, son of ...
True story: I sent one of my more recent books to a radio talk-show host who, in turn, gave it to one of her "readers ...
Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Akins (and Kathy Akins) of Register announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Akins of Register, to Cy Gilbreth, son of ...
Mrs. Mary Holland Chester
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track.
ATLANTA - Braves interim manager Brian Snitker says Gordon Beckham is "bouncing around like he's a teenager."
MIAMI - U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm ...
BISMARCK, N.D. - Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's ...
CHICAGO - Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll ...
For almost a decade, Vandy's Restaurant in the Statesboro Mall has provided a meal to veterans on Memorial Day. This year, however, the restaurant ...
Cynthia Johnston Anderson