NEW YORK - Robert Gilliland didn't think much about carpooling until gas prices got out of control. Now, he's happy to trade his motoring freedom for $120 in weekly savings.
KUQA, China - Attackers jumped from a vehicle and slashed at civilian guards at a roadside checkpoint in China's far west on Tuesday, killing three and extending a surge of violence that has accompanied the Olympic Games in Beijing.
In the year ahead, you'll establish a larger array of friendships with individuals who can help you in your field of operation and with your future plans. Don't let this valuable gift go undeveloped.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 74-year-old diabetic female and take 1,000 mg of metformin twice a day. My morning blood sugars are around 160, and they drop to the 129-140 range at night. A snack of graham crackers and peanut butter doesn't help. I've started 1,000 mg of cinnamon daily, but haven't noticed any change yet.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - The enemy hides among civilians on the urban battlefield, walking the same dusty streets and in the same crowded markets where Cpl. Derrick Terrell found himself during a yearlong deployment in Iraq.
William Safire wrote, "To 'know your place' is a good idea in politics."
Local drivers will have to wait one more day before trying out the newly constructed lanes of the Statesboro bypass.
Applications for fair parade being accepted
EVRY, France - The Dalai Lama skirted controversy over Tibet at the start of his 12-day trip to France on Tuesday, blessing a Buddhist institute and a temple, and offering a message of goodwill to China as the host of the Olympic Games.
With its riveting orchestration, definitive guitar play and signature sensual baritone vocals, Isaac Hayes' theme song for the 1971 movie ''Shaft'' not only became one of pop music's iconic songs, but also the defining work of Hayes' career.
WASHINGTON - The United States said Monday it would not remove North Korea from a terror blacklist until Kim Jong Il's government has agreed to a plan to allow international inspectors to verify an accounting of its nuclear programs.
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. - Prosecutors said Monday they plan to seek the death penalty against a man charged in the kidnapping and fatal shooting of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Ali Khan braved death threats and public scorn to out the powerful men he accuses of gang-raping his 12-year-old niece.
LULA, Ga. - A suspect was shot to death and a sheriff's deputy was injured after an hour-long standoff near an elementary school in north Georgia Monday, authorities said.
BAGHDAD - Jordan's King Abdullah II held talks Monday with Iraq's prime minister after coming to Baghdad on an unannounced visit, the first by an Arab head of state since the U.S.-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.
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