WASHINGTON - Rates on 30-year mortgages, which had been rising for five straight weeks, posted a decline this week as signals from the Federal Reserve eased worries about imminent rate increases.
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.
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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon.
Some of the biggest losses in college football's opening week likely won't be reflected on the scoreboard.
ATHENS, Ga. - There has been no change in Georgia's three-man competition at quarterback.
Georgia Southern University officials sent students an alert late Wednesday afternoon informing them that a person had tested positive for Zika virus in Bulloch County ...
The ninth season of "Friday Night Live," where a Bulloch County high school football game is streamed live each week on statesboroherald.com, kicks off ...
Earlier this year, Dr.'s John and Angie Gerguis, owners of Total Health, converted their practice to a model known as Direct Primary Care.
Mrs. Donna Jean Fail Mangrum
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - After kicking for 10 teams in the past 15 seasons - and a few more teams in preseason camps - Shayne Graham knew to ...
LAS VEGAS - Daily fantasy sports websites are trying to get legal after a series of state-level setbacks that shut them down in some parts of ...
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - A former Pennsylvania prosecutor testified Tuesday he does not believe a man who reached a settlement with Penn State over a molestation ...
A Millen man was charged in connection to a July armed robbery at Aspen Heights Apartments about a month after the incident occurred, police said.
Mrs. Donna Jean Fail Mangrum
With the rich voice of someone talented way beyond her years, 16-year-old Elizabeth Lewy dazzled the audience with a little jazz, a dose of romance ...