FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Army Sgt. Maj. David Allard used to break down troops to prepare them for the rigors of the infantry. But after suffering a brain injury in Iraq, he got a new assignment: helping rebuild wounded soldiers so they could return to duty.
It's wise to have specific goals and objectives in the year ahead, but also prepare yourself to be flexible about the way you achieve them. The more open you are to new ways of thinking, the sooner you'll find success.
DEAR DR. GOTT: The cures for leg cramps discussed in your column have been of interest to me because 50 years ago, my husband and I were troubled with them. At that time, I read an article written by a doctor who recommended vitamin B-6. We began taking one tablet a day, and a short while later, the cramps were gone.
ROCKVILLE, Conn. - A man accused of shooting his pregnant girlfriend and threatening to kill himself in a tavern parking lot while holding his young child in his arms was arraigned Tuesday on attempted murder and other charges.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Gay couples had to struggle mightily to win the right to marry or form civil unions. Now, some are finding that breaking up is hard to do, too.
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PITTSBURGH - Republican Sen. John McCain on Tuesday called for a summer-long suspension of the federal gasoline tax and several tax cuts as the likely presidential nominee sought to stem the public's pain from a troubled economy.
HARTFORD, Conn. - A Puerto Rican nationalist charged in a multimillion-dollar 1983 robbery should be held without bail until his trial, a federal magistrate ruled Tuesday.
DEAR ABBY: My parents will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this year, so my siblings and I have been trying to plan something special.
SHENANDOAH, Pa. - Yes, some Democrats in Pennsylvania's Rust Belt communities were upset by Barack Obama's suggestion that voters there ''cling to guns or religion'' because of bitterness about their economic lot. But many more seem to think it was no big deal - and if there's a problem it's with the political slapfest that has followed.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
State Sen. Jack Hill and Georgia Southern alumnus Fred Stokes will be the guest speakers for the African American Business Owners Coalition's Economic Empowerment Summit on Saturday, April 26. The summit starts at 8 a.m. and runs to 3:30 p.m. It will be held at the Nessmith Lane Continuing Education Building on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
WASHINGTON - A federal jury convicted a woman Tuesday of running a prostitution service that catered to members of Washington's political elite.
GOMA, Congo - A Congolese jetliner with about 85 people on board failed to take off Tuesday from an airport in this eastern town, slamming into a busy market neighborhood at the end of the runway and bursting into flames, officials said.
LODZ, Poland - Marek Edelman, the last surviving commander of the 1943 uprising in the Warsaw ghetto by a handful of scrappy, poorly armed Jews against the Nazi army, becomes emotional when he speaks of the fighters he led.
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