CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - The second-ranking U.S. commander in Iraq said Wednesday he is preparing for the possibility that insurgents will try to spoil Iraq's expected provincial elections this fall by stepping up violence.
BAGHDAD - Hundreds of women in black abayas crowd outdoor food markets, snapping up groceries and fresh vegetables. Stores are open again. Children play soccer on dirt fields until dusk - or later, when there's electricity.
BOULDER, Colo. - Prosecutors cleared JonBenet Ramsey's parents and brother Wednesday in the 1996 killing of the 6-year-old beauty queen, saying they were ''deeply sorry'' for putting the family under a cloud of suspicion that hung heavy for more than a decade.
RUSUTSU, Japan - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev came to his grandest global meeting yet with a mixed mandate: Start mending ties with the West, but stand fast on policies set by his predecessor and patron, Vladimir Putin.
SCHUYLER, Neb. - The U.S. agriculture secretary expressed confidence in the nation's food safety system, but said the meat processing industry will always face challenges because the bacteria that animals carry evolves.
The Town of Portal will hold a public hearing on the fiscal year 2009 budget July 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Portal City Hall. Mayor Larry Motes and council members will receive both written and oral comments regarding the annual operations budget for the Town of Portal.
WASHINGTON - Attention car shoppers: the government is upgrading its crash test program to offer better information about vehicle safety.
SANTA ANA, Calif. - A desperate five-day search for a 9-year-old boy abducted by his father in Southern California ended in Mexico, where the man died after being hit by a bus and the boy was found safe across town, authorities said Monday.
BERKELEY, Calif. - In the hills above the University of California's Berkeley campus, nine protesters gathered in front of the home of a toxicology professor, their faces covered with scarves and hoods despite the warm spring weather.
LONDON - The tabloids are calling them the ''Tarantino murders.''
WUFU, China - Angry parents whose children were crushed to death in schools that collapsed in China's mighty earthquake are no longer being allowed to march, wave banners and vent their rage in public.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 77-year-old female. I suffer every day with pain behind the left side of my breast. I have had an EKG, two stress tests, an echocardiogram, a chest X-ray, a mammogram and a breathing test. All the chest and heart tests were normal, and the mammogram didn't show any signs of cancer. My doctor says the pain is caused by the chest-wall muscle and that perhaps a better bra would help. I do not have a large chest.
DEAR ABBY: I am a 27-year-old woman who has been dating my boyfriend for a number of years. As exciting as the thought of marriage sounds, it is also scary. Too many times I have heard that a couple separated because they had "grown apart" or "grew in different directions."
WINONA, Minn. - On the morning after the house party on Johnson Street, Jenna Foellmi and several other twentysomethings lay sprawled on the beds and couches. When a friend reached over to wake her, Foellmi was cold to the touch.
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Among the smiles and hugs shared by three American hostages freed last week from rebels in Colombia and their families, one of the men on Monday angrily denounced their captors as ''terrorists with a capital 'T.'''
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OAKVILLE, Ontario - Dustin Johnson started and finished the day tied with Luke List for the Canadian Open lead. The U.S. Open champion had to ...
INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis and Pocono may not be the only stops on Jeff Gordon's comeback tour.
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MOSCOW - The International Olympic Committee is weighing up whether to ban Russia from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro after revelations of a ...
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals ...
SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) - If Chris Froome wins the Tour de Franceon Sunday, it won't have been an easy ride to the Champs Elysees.
TAMPA, Florida - Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground ...
The Bulloch County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Monday, presenting the program, "Georgia's Crazy Days: The Three Governors Crisis," presented by Joe ...
A local business is "giving back to the community" by offering free back-to-school backpacks for area children in need.
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NEW YORK - Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.
The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference finally is getting its own TV channel.