WASHINGTON - President Bush gave a chilly response to the Iraq Study Group's proposals for reshaping his policy Thursday, objecting to talks with Iran and Syria, refusing to endorse a major troop withdrawal and vowing no retreat from embattled U.S. goals in the Mideast.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves swapped a starting pitcher for bullpen help Thursday, sending oft-injured lefty Horacio Ramirez to the Seattle Mariners for reliever Rafael Soriano.
In yesterday's deal, declarer had to use his spade spots carefully, keeping the three to lead to dummy's four on the fourth round of the suit. This deal also requires shrewd spade-spot handling.
If you are of a mind to do so, a side interest that you're good at could be commercialized in the year ahead. Conditions will beckon you forward.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I need to reply to the nun's letter that appeared in my local paper. First, let me say that I am a Christian and believe in the sanctity of human life, but I have seen elderly patients that were being kept alive with feeding tubes, forced feedings and IVs because the family thought they were doing the "right thing" and insisted that these measures take place.
Conditions look favorable for realizing some personal goals in the year ahead. You may have to make several alterations first, but once you do, many things you envision for yourself could fall into place.
DEAR ABBY: The letter you printed (10/23) from "Anxious Dad in Ohio," who considers it a problem that his father is physically affectionate with his 2-year-old granddaughter, broke my heart. My dad was physically affectionate, too.
Bulloch Academy senior James Conner will get to put on his football helmet and strap up his shoulder pads one more time in his high-school career this week.
Mommy claims Santa was a bad boy
LOS ANGELES - New photographs from space suggest that water occasionally flows on the frigid surface of Mars, raising the tantalizing possibility that the Red Planet is hospitable to life, scientists reported Wednesday.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. - Taco Bell ordered scallions removed from its 5,800 U.S. restaurants Wednesday after tests suggested they may be responsible for the E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least three dozen people in three states.
WASHINGTON - President Bush's policy in Iraq ''is not working,'' a high-level commission said Wednesday in a blunt, bleak assessment that called for an urgent diplomatic attempt to stabilize the country and allow withdrawal of most U.S. combat troops by early 2008.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The sport that already offers unprecedented fan access is going one step further in 2007, allowing DirecTV viewers to watch an entire NASCAR race from behind the wheel.
NEW YORK - Going .500 gets fans upset, coaches in trouble and players released.
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Aaron Mizell started the season on fire, and hasn't cooled off since.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch wasn't able to preserve its unbeaten run in Region 1-AAA competition as the Yellow Jackets dropped a 7-4 decision to Islands Tuesday evening.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - After the Braves learned Kris Medlen may have a serious elbow injury, Julio Teheran and five relievers combined on a two-hitter Tuesday in Atlanta's 9-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
ATLANTA - For top-ranked Florida, it's nothing more than a warm-up for bigger games to come.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - This week's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament has a new look, from more teams and an extra round of games to the school holding the No. 1 seed.
BOONE, N.C. - Jason Capel has been let go after four seasons at Appalachian State.
By DOUG FERGUSON
It is the time of year when you will begin to find spawning bass in nearly every pond or reservoir you visit.
For the fourth time this season, Georgia Southern's Sarah Purvis has been named SoCon Softball Pitcher of the Week.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons began a major overhaul Tuesday after a dismal season, signing three linemen at the start of free agency, re-signing defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux, and cutting former Pro Bowl safety Thomas DeCoud.
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius fired guns in public in the months before he killed his girlfriend - once out of a car sunroof on a road and once in a crowded restaurant, a onetime friend said at the athlete's murder trial Tuesday, drawing an aggressive effort from the chief defense lawyer to pick holes in his testimony.
ATLANTA - Republican lawmakers abandoned a push Tuesday to decriminalize carrying a gun on Georgia's college campuses as they try to rally support for legislation that would allow firearms in churches and bars and arm school teachers.
Grammy Award-winning country music trio Lady Antebellum will headline Georgia Southern University's spring concert Friday, May 2, at Paulson Stadium.