PARIS - Americans are shell-shocked at $4-a-gallon gas. But consider France, where a gallon of petrol runs nearly $10. Or Turkey, where it's more than $11.
In the year ahead, you'll be fortunate to be included in a number of arrangements or situations initiated by others. What you do with them is up to you, but the opportunities will be there to advance yourself greatly.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I recall my mother in her later years requesting I trim her toenails, as she wasn't agile enough to perform the task herself. Her nails were so thick and yellow that I had to go for the wire cutters, as clippers would not suffice. Now I am getting in that same situation. Are you aware of a treatment or cure?
DEAR ABBY: On a recent trip to Europe I learned firsthand the meaning of the term "ugly American," which stems partly from the loud, obnoxious voices we sometimes use in public.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday May 30, 2008
REYKJAVIK, Iceland - A strong earthquake shook southern Iceland on Thursday, damaging roads and buildings and causing some injuries, officials and local media said.
QINGCHUAN, China - Dozens of men and women swarm over the mounds of debris of this ruined city, an eerie replay of the early days following China's devastating earthquake.
UPPLANDS VASBY, Sweden - Iran thinks American voters have had it with the Bush administration's foreign policy and says the campaign for the 2008 election is proof.
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - A Marine intelligence officer was alternately portrayed at his court-martial Thursday as a liar who helped cover up the killings of 24 Iraqi men, women and children and the ''fall guy'' for a botched investigation.
FORT BLISS, Texas - This military base in the far West Texas desert stood as the last Army post in America where if you were old enough to fight and die for your country, you were old enough to drink a beer.
BOSTON - Federal investigators at the site of a fatal commuter train crash checked trackside signals Thursday, as well as reports that the trolley driver who was killed may have been on a cell phone.
Prep Sports Blitz for Thursday, May 29 - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank.
Ten states have taken action in recent months to crack down on sexually abusive teachers following a stream of arrests and reports that have documented the problem of educators victimizing students.
WASHINGTON - Bright and early at 8:03 a.m., 14-year-old James Bailey of Scottsboro, Ala., stepped to the microphone and confidently spelled ''magenta,'' and the Scripps National Spelling Bee was under way.
ALBANY, N.Y. - Opposition surfaced Thursday against Gov. David Paterson's directive to state agencies to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states and countries.
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