TOKYO - Over the past 20 years, Japan has had 13 prime ministers. In a pattern rarely seen outside the communist world, individual leaders have come and gone, but the ruling party has remained the same.
Late last year there was a Moderately Confused cartoon by Jeff Stahler in which a husband is sitting in a chair looking at a newspaper with his wife standing behind him. The husband asks the wife, "What is a nine-letter word that begins with the number three?" What is the wife's reply?
NEW YORK - If model thin is always in, at least there were fewer protruding collar bones and ribs to be counted at New York Fashion Week.
WASHINGTON - America's trade deficit shot up in July to the highest level in 16 months as oil imports hit an all-time high, offsetting strong export growth. The deficit with China climbed to the second highest level on record.
DENVER - The Army's top medical officer says commanders are looking to their counterparts in the Air Force and in civilian agencies for ways to cope with an alarming increase in suicides.
NEW YORK - Familiar rituals of grief marked the seventh anniversary of Sept. 11 on Thursday as thousands paid tribute at the attack sites, the presidential candidates laid flowers at ground zero and children mourned parents they can barely remember.
DEAR DR. GOTT: As a chronic sufferer of sciatica and lower-back pain, I am always searching for nonsurgical and nondrug forms of relief. I've recently come across information on prolotherapy and Feldenkrais Movement Therapy. I have a friend who says the Feldenkrais has been miraculous in relieving her many back pain problems. Can you tell me anything about these treatments? Have any of your readers found help with them?
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, September 11, 2008
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LAS VEGAS - A judge who asked lawyers and prospective jurors to put in 10-hour days to get a jury for the O.J. Simpson kidnapping-robbery case suggested a panel to judge the former football star could be seated late Thursday or early Friday.
Testing prompted by an Associated Press story that revealed trace amounts of pharmaceuticals in drinking water supplies has shown that more Americans are affected by the problem than previously thought - at least 46 million.
If you can contribute your talents, skills or experience in lieu of a cash investment, joint endeavors will work out exceptionally well in the year ahead. Just such an arrangement might be offered to you.
DEAR ABBY: I have come to dread family gatherings. My extended family holds a different political perspective than I. It seems like at every occasion they sit around and expound on the good points of their candidate or elected official, while belittling the opposition and ridiculing his or her supporters. I have tried on several occasions to change the subject or tell them I don't wish to discuss politics, to no avail.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 23-year-old female and should have a great social life, but I don't because of one serious problem. I have bad breath! It is so embarrassing that it has cost me every ounce of confidence I had and has ruined my relationships with everyone.
DEAR ABBY: Like "Chaz's Brother" (June 17), who is living in the shadow of his extremely popular younger brother, I, too, spent years feeling invisible, but finally looked for ways to differentiate myself from my "perfect" siblings. In the process of pursuing my own interests, I also found friends who liked me for who I was.
Mrs. Lucille Weathersbee Harbeson
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - After two dismal seasons, there's hope for the Atlanta Braves.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded in his T-shirt, jeans and sneakers for a head-to-toe pilot uniform, climbed up the portable stairs and ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Georgia Southern women's basketball team (11-13, 7-6 SBC) fell to the top-seeded Little Rock Trojans (20-7, 14-1 SBC) inside of ...
Longtime Statesboro businesswoman Devra Walker died Thursday in Savannah, following a brief illness, according to Tracy Joiner, co-owner of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory. Joiner ...
As the cliche goes, all good things must come to an end.
In the moment of a loss, it's hard to step back and see what all Statesboro boys' basketball has accomplished this season.
Not too long ago I cooked up what might be termed as either a dazzling idea or a hair-brained scheme depending on your point of ...
Mr. Archie T. Holloway Jr.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star - and these new worlds could hold life.
Co-directors Mical Whitaker and Melinda Roell will bring Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to the Emma Kelly Theater this ...
I was 32 with a newborn child and had just received my cancer diagnosis.
Thomas E. Cribbs
In previous seasons, Georgia Southern has found some success in sending freshman pitcher straight into the fire to make their first start against Georgia Tech ...
FORT WORTH, Texas - Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process while preparing for ...