PYAPON, Myanmar - It's not much, but the flimsy bamboo lean-to on the side of the road is all Aye Shwe has to keep his family dry. They lost their home to the cyclone and may soon be uprooted again - this time by soldiers ordering them to leave.
KATMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's lawmakers abolished the monarchy and declared the country a republic Wednesday, ending 239 years of royal rule in the Himalayan nation.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's new president on Wednesday asked outgoing Prime Minister Fuad Saniora to form a new Cabinet despite reservations by the Hezbollah-led opposition.
WASHINGTON - Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods fell by a smaller-than-anticipated amount in April with many sectors outside of transportation showing unexpected strength.
WASHINGTON - Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan writes in a new memoir that President Bush relied on an aggressive ''political propaganda campaign'' instead of the truth to sell the Iraq war, and that the decision to invade pushed Bush's presidency ''terribly off course.'
WELLINGTON, Utah - Along Utah's Nine Mile Canyon lies what some call the longest art gallery in the world - thousands of prehistoric rock carvings and paintings of bighorn sheep and other wildlife, hunters wielding spears, and warriors engaged in hand-to-hand combat.
JERUSALEM - Israel's powerful defense minister on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to step down amid a burgeoning corruption scandal and threatened to bring down the government if the Israeli leader does not comply.
Continuation of a long-running government study on whether contaminated water harmed babies at Camp Lejeune, N.C., hinges on a half-million-dollar payment that is due Sunday.
LOS ANGELES - A murder defendant apologized Tuesday for causing a commuter train disaster that killed 11 people, testifying that he was trying to kill himself and never meant to harm anyone else.
WASHINGTON - Another week, another rumbling train of tornadoes that obliterates entire city blocks, smashing homes to their foundations and killing people even as they cower in their basements.
Statesboro police are seeking a man they said robbed a victim at gunpoint on Groover Lane May 4, and hope citizens will be able to provide information leading to the suspect's arrest.
MADRID, Spain - Spanish twins who were separated at birth through a hospital error and reunited as adult women through a fluke are suing for millions in damages, a lawyer said Tuesday.
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military junta extended opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's detention by one year Tuesday, ignoring worldwide appeals to free the Nobel laureate who has been detained for more than 12 of the past 18 years.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Statesboro musician Chris Mitchell kicks off the Teen Summer Reading Program at 4:30 p.m. today at the Statesboro Regional Library with an Evening of Songwriting and Storytelling.
Renee Kalloniatis became the owner of Grace Gardens in June 2014.
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