LORENZO, Texas - With the price of diesel skyrocketing, farmers and ranchers around the country are being targeted by ne'er-do-wells armed with syphon hoses and pumps.
WASHINGTON - President Bush on Thursday lifted trade sanctions against North Korea and moved to remove it from the U.S. terrorism blacklist, a remarkable turnaround in policy toward the communist regime he once branded as part of an ''axis of evil.''
KYOTO, Japan - Foreign ministers from wealthy nations urged Afghanistan's neighbors Thursday to play ''a constructive role'' in stabilizing the war-wracked nation and help it overcome the challenges of terrorism, insecurity and drug production.
Georgia Southern's football season opener at Georgia will be a 12:30 p.m. kickoff, the school announced Thursday. The Aug. 30 game will be televised on Pay Per View.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A federal judge threw out the conviction and sentence Thursday for an Iranian woman who had pleaded guilty in a scheme to illegally obtain U.S.-made military night vision goggles for Iran.
ATLANTA - A federal advisory panel on Thursday endorsed two new combination vaccines designed to reduce the number of needle sticks that young children must endure to get the recommended immunizations.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday outlawed executions of people convicted of raping a child.
WASHINGTON - Scientists unearthed a skull of the most primitive four-legged creature in Earth's history, which should help them better understand the evolution of fish to advanced animals that walk on land.
ATLANTA - The Southwest has the lowest rate of health insurance coverage in the country, with 30 percent of non-elderly adults and 18 percent of children uninsured, according to a new government study.
NEW YORK - An Italian architect said he is poised to start construction on a new skyscraper in Dubai that will be ''the world's first building in motion,'' an 80-story tower with revolving floors that give it an ever-shifting shape.
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's parliament speaker warned the West on Wednesday that it may face ''a done deal'' if it provokes Iran, a stern hint that Tehran could build nuclear weapons if attacked.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday slashed the $2.5 billion punitive damages award in the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster to $500 million.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues, concluding a two-day meeting, are expected to keep talking tough about inflation while stopping short of actually doing anything, at least right away.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I was diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease. While I've apparently had the condition for a long time, my posture is the same as it has been for many years. In fact, everything is the same.
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