EDITOR'S NOTE: First in an occasional series that explores the electoral math needed to win the White House.
ALBANY - The Bulloch Academy boys' track team amassed 138 points to blow away 17 other teams to win the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA track and field championship Saturday.
WASHINGTON - Congressional negotiators reached a tentative agreement Friday on a multibillion-dollar farm bill that includes a hefty increase for nutrition programs at a time of rising food prices.
WASHINGTON - Iran is ratcheting up its support for militias in Iraq, providing them with newly manufactured weapons and bringing them across the border to receive training from members of Tehran's elite Republican Guard, U.S. military officials said Friday.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - A recount of votes for 10 parliamentary seats shows the opposition won six of them in last month's elections, the electoral commission said Saturday, making it unlikely that the ruling party can wrest control of parliament.
DHARMSALA, India - The Dalai Lama said Saturday he welcomed China's offer to meet his envoy and said the two sides needed to talk seriously about how to resolve the problems that triggered riots in the Tibetan capital last month.
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean defectors vowed Saturday to disrupt the South Korean leg of the Olympic torch relay in protest of China's repatriation of refugees to the North where they could face execution.
SAN FRANCISCO - The last time anyone saw Hugues de la Plaza alive, he was out celebrating a promotion with a few friends at a nightclub.
RENO, Nev. - More than 50 aftershocks were recorded on the west edge of Reno after an earthquake that shook cans off shelves, knocked pictures off walls and dislodged rocks on hillsides along the Sierra Nevada.
SEATTLE - Timothy Garon's face and arms are hauntingly skeletal, but the fluid building up in his abdomen makes the 56-year-old musician look eight months pregnant.
WASHINGTON - Scorching rhetoric and negative campaigning aren't confined to the long presidential contest. They're spilling over into other segments of public life.
NEW YORK - The fiancee of an unarmed man shot to death by police on his wedding day said Saturday that ''the justice system let me down'' when the three detectives were acquitted of all charges in his killing.
NORWICH, Conn. - A fast-moving fire destroyed a large apartment complex early Saturday and authorities were looking for dozens of people reported unaccounted for.
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. - Authorities kept watch Saturday over a stretch of Southern California beaches, scanning the waters for a shark they believe killed a triathlete a day earlier.
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) - Like hundreds of young men joining the Army in recent years, Jeremy Hall professes a desire to serve his country while it fights terrorism.
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