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."
DEAR ABBY: "Sad Dad in Arizona" (May 2) wrote that he was concerned because his teenage son didn't want to attend his mother's funeral and preferred to remember her "the way she was."
DEAR DR. GOTT: Please explain the health benefits of using sea salt for cooking in place of regular iodized salt.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is considering letting the FBI investigate Americans without any evidence of wrongdoing, relying instead on a terrorist profile that could single out Muslims, Arabs or other racial and ethnic groups.
WASHINGTON - President Bush said Wednesday it has been a ''tough month'' in Afghanistan, where more U.S. and NATO troops died during the past two months than in Iraq. The Pentagon said it is too strapped to send more forces to Afghanistan now.
WASHINGTON - The government doesn't have to look very far to see who's ignoring its advice on preventing identity theft.
NICE, France - Angelina Jolie's doctor says her twins may take a few more weeks to arrive.
Keep on the best of terms with everyone in your group, club, church or golf league, because there are indications that you could be rather fortunate through one of these relationships in the year ahead. It could mean big bucks.
FRESNO, Calif. - Weary crews battling wildfires across northern and central California are going to get help from the National Guard, the first time the state's troops have been called to ground-based firefighting duty since 1977.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Wal-Mart stores in Arizona now stock Grand Canyon sweet onions while aisles in New York display state-grown eggplant, as the world's largest retailer says it has become the nation's largest buyer of locally grown fruits and vegetables.
SEATTLE - For a decade it appeared there was no such thing as too many Starbucks for U.S. coffee drinkers, whose willingness to buy its $4 lattes and dark drip brews rationalized a second green-and-white mermaid awning just down the street - and sometimes even a third.
Tropical Depression Bonnie stalled over the Southeast last weekend, dumping torrential rains that flooded highways, dirt roads, yards and parking lots.
NEW YORK - Billionaires' Row.
SAVANNAH - Denise and Kindall Valdes dined on their favorite Southern dishes of fried chicken and world-famous barbecue on Saturday afternoon. It's a meal the ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Mike Foltynewicz is showing he can be more than just a fastball pitcher - and that he can be part of the Braves' long-term ...
PARIS - Not so much the French Open as the French closed.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. believes big things are ahead, even bigger than his record run at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Working as a salesman for a tire wholesaler, Mike Price called on a small tire store in Sylvania. When he made his pitch to Cotton ...
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
The NFL has its own version of three-card monte.