TEHRAN, Iran - She is a granddaughter of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the 1979 Islamic revolution, but Zahra Eshraghi has long been a leader of reformers seeking to liberalize Iran.
DALLAS - Southwest Airlines grounded 41 planes overnight - about 8 percent of its fleet - in the wake of its recent admission that it had missed required inspections of some planes for structural cracks.
NEW YORK - Wall Street advanced in choppy trading Wednesday, extending the huge rally a day earlier that was triggered by the Federal Reserve's plans to pump liquidity into distressed financial markets.
CHICAGO - Treffly Coyne was out of her car for just minutes and no more than 10 yards away.
NEW YORK - Gov. Eliot Spitzer resigned in disgrace Wednesday after getting caught in a call-girl scandal that shattered his corruption-fighting, straight-arrow image, saying: ''I cannot allow my private failings to disrupt the people's work.''
Georgia Southern scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, all without recording an out, and seven starters had at least two hits in an 11-8 win over USC Upstate Tuesday night (March 11). The Eagles improved to 7-6 overall while the Spartans fell to 5-9 as both teams sat through a rain delay in the third inning.
USC Upstate took a 2-0 lead in its half of the third. A hit and error put the first two runners on. Groundouts from Casey Rivers and Andrew Runion plated both.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Police investigating the slaying of the University of North Carolina's student body president may have a break in the case, and police planned an announcement Wednesday.
DALLAS - A woman threw her two struggling young children from a freeway overpass during Wednesday's morning rush before leaping off herself, police said, but all three survived the 22-foot fall into traffic.
WASHINGTON - Congress is considering dueling fiscal plans for the upcoming year that illustrate the unappetizing budget choices facing the next president.
BAGHDAD - Three soldiers were killed in a rocket attack on their combat outpost south of Baghdad on Wednesday, the military announced, bringing to 12 the number of military personnel who have been killed in Iraq over the past three days.
WASHINGTON - An ethics advocacy group asked the FBI on Wednesday to investigate the White House e-mail controversy, saying electronic messages about the Valerie Plame affair may have been destroyed.
WASHINGTON - An aircraft violated the restricted airspace around federal Washington Wednesday, prompting security officials to raise the threat level from yellow to orange and order personnel in the U.S. Capitol to prepare to evacuate.
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency is tightening the air quality health standard for smog, but not by as much as many medical experts believe is needed to protect the elderly and young children.
WASHINGTON - President Bush said Wednesday that if Congress fails to approve a free trade agreement with Colombia, it will embolden U.S. adversaries like Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and send a signal to Latin America that the U.S. cannot be trusted to stand by its allies.
WASHINGTON - The head of the Southern California slaughterhouse at the center of the largest beef recall in U.S. history acknowledged Wednesday that cattle were illegally slaughtered at his plant and that cows too sick to stand were forced into the food supply.
Mr. Joseph Wynton "Joe" Collins
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn cranked up the music and turned up the energy for the Atlanta Falcons.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - As daily fantasy sports operators FanDuel and DraftKings hustle to prove they can be trusted by thousands of users each week, cheating ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech never expected to be in this position, facing its first four-game losing streak in nearly two decades.
LONDON (AP) - Sepp Blatter could be facing a 90-day suspension.
A man whose body was found Tuesday in an Evans County home near the Evans/Bryan County line was the victim of homicide, according to ...
The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will dedicate a park bench on Sunday at Rockwell/Edgewood Acres Park, in honor ...
After a thrilling 8-4 come-from-behind victory over Toombs in the 1-AAA region playoffs Tuesday, the Lady Yellow Jackets had revenge on the mind against a ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Not so long ago, Georgia Tech was being touted as one of the top teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference and maybe even ...
ATHENS, Ga. - Mark Richt has heard criticism from Georgia fans impatient for a championship and especially tired of losing to Alabama.
A traffic stop on a reckless vehicle Monday ended in two drug arrests and the seizure of over $11,000 cash.
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The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center will hold a combination Veterans Information Fair and Town Hall Meeting Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the American ...
Bulloch Academy, Portal and Southeast Bulloch all notched a victory in the win column last Friday. The Gators, who suffered their first loss of the ...