BANGKOK, Thailand - More than 1 million people still don't have adequate food, water or shelter a month after a devastating cyclone swept through Myanmar, and the military junta's policies are hindering relief efforts and driving up the cost of aid operations, the United Nations said Tuesday.
TEXARKANA, Ark. - A corrections officer who had been making frequent takeout food deliveries to the county jail was caught sneaking syringes inside tacos and marijuana under chili, authorities said.
NEW YORK - A woman accused of helping run the prostitution ring patronized by New York's disgraced ex-governor plans to plead guilty Tuesday, her lawyer said.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 03, 2008
Help A Child Smile will visit the Bulloch County Division of Family and Children Services offices today and Thursday starting at 9 a.m. The mobile dental care unit will be parked at the offices on Altman Street, behind the Bulloch County Health Department.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Flip Saunders was fired as the Pistons' coach Tuesday, four days after Detroit was eliminated from the playoffs by the Boston Celtics. And more changes could be on the way for a team bounced from three straight conference finals.
DENVER - Two companies that worked as contractors with the now-defunct Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant have been ordered to pay $925 million to residents who claimed that contamination blown from the facility endangered people's health and devalued their property.
LONDON - Prince William earned high marks from commanding officers for his boat-handling skills Tuesday after he took the helm of a 40-foot craft at the beginning of his two-month stint in the Royal Navy.
WASHINGTON - The United States said Tuesday that it will require visitors who are allowed to enter the country without visas to register biographical details online at least three days before they travel.
WASHINGTON - A consumer advocacy group called on the Food and Drug Administration Tuesday to ban the use of eight artificial colorings in food because the additives may cause hyperactivity and behavior problems in some children.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke signaled Tuesday that further interest rate cuts are unlikely because of concerns about inflation. High oil prices are a double-edged sword that can both put a damper on already weak growth and spread inflation, he said.
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WASHINGTON - Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois sealed the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday, a historic step toward his once-improbable goal of becoming the nation's first black president. A defeated Hillary Rodham Clinton maneuvered for the vice presidential spot on his fall ticket.
SAN ANGELO, Texas - Parents awaiting the release of children taken into state custody during a raid of a polygamist group's ranch may need to wait a few days because so many parents are showing up at foster homes simultaneously, a sect leader said Tuesday.
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