WASHINGTON - The Senate agreed Tuesday to write off - and hand over to taxpayers - more than $17 billion in debt that a FEMA flood insurance program accumulated after being devastated by Katrina and other 2005 hurricanes.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Pentagon must focus on current war demands, even if it means straining the U.S. armed forces and devoting less time and money on future threats, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday.
PALM BAY, Fla. - Investigators searched Tuesday for one or more arsonists believed to have started nine wildfires that have destroyed or damaged about 100 homes on Florida's Atlantic coast, and crews continued to battle the blazes.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - One earned a football scholarship years after burns and lung damage kept him in the hospital for two months. Another poured her grief into preventing other alcohol-fueled crashes and became president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. A third began speaking publicly about the tragedy only after two decades of staring at scars in the mirror.
JAIPUR, India - Bombs ripped through crowded parts of an ancient city in western India on Tuesday, killing at least 45 people and wounding 100 others, police and hospital officials said.
CHENGDU, China - All the pandas at the world's most famous panda preserve were reported safe late Tuesday, more than a day after China's worst earthquake in three decades closed off the remote, mountainous area.
YANGON, Myanmar - Many cyclone victims are getting spoiled or poor-quality food from Myanmar's junta instead of the enriched supplies being delivered by foreign governments and charities, victims and aid workers said Tuesday.
TAMPA, Fla. - Robert Rauschenberg, whose use of odd and everyday articles earned him a reputation as a pioneer in pop art but whose talents spanned the worlds of painting, sculpture and dance, has died, his gallery representative said Tuesday. He was 82.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese army expanded its troop deployment to tense areas around the country Tuesday, saying its soldiers would use force if needed to impose order after clashes between the U.S.-backed government and Hezbollah-led opposition.
JUYUAN, China - The high school students were settling in to afternoon arts and humanities classes when the massive quake struck. The school collapsed so rapidly - one floor ''pancaking'' atop another - that there was practically no time to escape.
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia extradited 14 paramilitary warlords to the United States on Tuesday on charges related to drug trafficking, saying they violated the peace pact under which they demobilized.
WASHINGTON - Turmoil in financial markets has eased somewhat, but the situation is still ''far from normal,'' Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - A preliminary review of thousands of nuclear documents turned over to the United States by North Korea indicates they appear to be a complete accounting of their plutonium production, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
English poet W.H. Auden, who lived much of his life in the United States, wrote, "O for doors to be open and an invite with gilded edges."
You are an exceptionally good student and, in the year ahead, will have opportunities to use both your bitter and sweet experiences of the past to your advantage. You'll prove a person can profit from a good understanding of history.
WASHINGTON - After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ready to ...
ALBANY - A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home could ...
A Wadley police officer was killed early Monday morning in a car accident outside of Metter on his way to police certification training in Statesboro.
Statesboro police arrested a man Friday after they say he choked a victim who was holding a baby.
Lewis Color of Statesboro recently completed a merger with DX Marketing based in Savannah. DX Marketing offers targeted marketing to firms, services that include research ...
There is a reason that, for over 30 years, customers continue to select Cottons Tire, now with locations in Statesboro and Sylvania, as their one ...
Lori Grice, owner of Lori Grice Photography, and Kendria Lee, executive associate for Government and Community Relations at Georgia Southern University, were selected as Bulloch ...
All of Bulloch County Schools' campuses will be open on a normal schedule on Monday, Hayley Greene, spokesperson for the school system, announced Sunday afternoon.
J.G. Jakes has released her third novel, "The River's End," the climax of the "River's Trilogy," completing the story of the feisty ...
It has been a week of fog. The first morning it made me think of the tendrils of smoke wafting from a cartoon Santa's ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
"People almost invariably arrive at their beliefs not on the basis of proof but on the basis of what they find attractive."
Dr. and Mrs. George A. Palmer of Statesboro and Mr. and Mrs. Frederic S. Gregg of Chatsworth, Georgia, announce the engagement of their children, Brennan ...
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Garner of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey, to Ryland McLendon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dana McLendon, also ...
Elsie Cleary Blanton