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FROM AP ARCHIVES: Bosnian Olympian dodges shells

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Running scared in borrowed track shoes, Mirsada Buric strides through the debris-strewn streets of this former Olympic city, risking sniper fire to keep alive her dream of competing in the Summer Games.

June 04, 2008 | By DAVID CRARY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


House belatedly supports ‘Frank Sinatra Day’

WASHINGTON - House members have declared ''Frank Sinatra Day,'' but did it their way.

June 04, 2008 | By JIM ABRAMS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Children starving, again, in Ethiopia

SHANTO, Ethiopia - This year's poor rains have nearly killed Bizunesh.

June 04, 2008 | By ANITA POWELL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bush calls Iraqi PM over Quran shooting

BAGHDAD - President Bush has apologized to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for an American sniper's use of a copy of the Quran for target practice, Maliki's office said Tuesday.

June 04, 2008 | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


APNewsBreak: Sen. Kennedy has malignant brain tumor

BOSTON - A cancerous brain tumor caused the seizure Sen. Edward M. Kennedy suffered over the weekend, doctors said Tuesday in a grim diagnosis for one of American politics' most enduring figures.

June 04, 2008 | By GLEN JOHNSON Associated Press Writer | National


US court: Paper money discriminates against blind

WASHINGTON - The U.S. discriminates against blind people by printing paper money that makes it impossible for them to distinguish among the bills' varying values, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

June 04, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Bush pays respects victims of China quake

WASHINGTON - President Bush and first lady Laura Bush took a rainy motorcade ride to the Chinese Embassy on Tuesday to sign a condolence book extending U.S. sympathy to those killed in the massive earthquake there.

June 04, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington


Ask Dr. Gott 5/21

DEAR DR. GOTT: I was appalled to recently read again in your column a specific mention of Wal-Mart Pharmacy in reference to locating a product. While it would most certainly be unethical, readers might assume that you benefit in some way by promoting the pharmacy.

June 04, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 5/21

DEAR ABBY: I am not sure how to handle my boyfriend's hair loss. "Jasper" is 34 and I'm 23. We have been dating for two years and have a wonderful relationship. We are completely open to each other, and because of that, I feel backed into a corner regarding this subject.

June 04, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Screven drops Game One, rain forces delay

BOGART, Ga. - North Oconee won Game One of Tuesday's scheduled doubleheader in the quarterfinals of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs on Tuesday, 6-3. The nightcap, however, was postponed due to rain. The two teams will resume the series today with the winner advancing to the Fial Four.

June 04, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


Spring rains ease — but don’t end — drought in the Southeast

ATLANTA - What drought? Georgia's governor has given the go-ahead to fill up outdoor swimming pools. The five-ring fountain at Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park is dancing once more. And some communities may soon allow homeowners to run lawn sprinklers again.

June 04, 2008 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | National


House action targets OPEC

WASHINGTON - The House voted Tuesday to let the Justice Department pursue energy antitrust and price fixing cases against members of the OPEC oil cartel, although critics said such attempts would likely be fruitless and could prompt a backlash from oil producers.

June 04, 2008 | By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Bridge 5/21

Han Suyin, a Chinese author and physician who now lives in Lausanne, Switzerland, said, "There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness."

June 04, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 5/21

In the year ahead, because of lifestyle changes or past experiences taking you in a new direction, you might find good reasons to make some major changes in the way you select your friends. It's time to move forward.

June 04, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Audit: FBI didn’t join harsh terror interrogations

WASHINGTON - A Justice Department audit of terror interrogations at three military bases overseas concluded Tuesday that FBI agents refused to participate when detainees were questioned under harsh and potentially illegal methods.

June 04, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


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Indians beat Braves for longest winning streak in 34 years

ATLANTA - Corey Kluber insists no one in the Cleveland clubhouse is talking about the Indians' longest winning streak in 34 years.

June 28, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Pat Summitt put women's basketball on her back, breaking down barriers with her indomitable spirit and demanding respect for female athletes on ...

June 28, 2016 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Parks and Rec teams participate in Lyons Tournament

The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department Mite Boys with Machine All-Star Teams traveled to Lyons recently to participate in the 54th Annual Lyons ...

June 28, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Sports


Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and master of defense, dies at 85

Buddy Ryan took a back seat to no one. Neither did his fierce defenses that won two Super Bowls.

June 28, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Spieth facing long odds of a better year than '15

AKRON, Ohio - Any other year, Jordan Spieth would feel this has been a very good season.

June 28, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Shhh: Serena Williams, coach don't discuss '22' at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Leave all the chatter about Serena Williams' pursuit of her 22nd major singles trophy to others.

June 28, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Tiny Iceland's dream Euro 2016 rolls onto quarterfinals

NICE, France - Iceland has become the darling of the European Championship thanks to its underdog status and an uncompromising 4-4-2 formation that has made the ...

June 28, 2016 | By MIKE CORDER Associated Press | Sports


Rio CEO: Security, not Zika, is biggest concern for Olympics

WASHINGTON - The chief organizer of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says security is his top concern, well ahead of the Zika virus.

June 28, 2016 | By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Benghazi report concludes

WASHINGTON - House Republicans on Tuesday concluded their $7 million, two-year investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, with fresh accusations of lethal mistakes by ...

June 28, 2016 | By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press | Associated Press


The Hirsch ERA Real Estate Team – Market leaders in Bulloch

With an illustrious career that spans more than 23 years, there is no one more respected in the Bulloch County real estate market than Pat ...

June 28, 2016 | | Locally Owned




Chisenhall's HR helps streaking Indians beat Braves 8-3

ATLANTA- Trevor Bauer complained that he wasn't as sharp as in recent outings.

June 27, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


In the Pits: Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days with Sonoma victory

SONOMA, Calif. - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

June 27, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Amid crisis, Rio gov. warns Olympics could be 'big failure'

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday that theOlympic Games could be a "big failure," because of budget shortfalls that threaten ...

June 27, 2016 | By JENNY BARCHFIELD Associated Press | Sports


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