ROME - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer said Wednesday that progress is being made at a U.N. summit on determining the role that biofuels are playing in driving up food prices to the point of provoking riots in some countries.
NAIROBI, Kenya - Somalia is facing its worst humanitarian crisis in a decade, and the situation is deteriorating, an international aid agency said Wednesday.
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference recognized 11 recipients as the league's 2008 Distinguished Service Award. Georgia Southern nominated Tim Durden for his efforts and contributions to the institution.
WELLFLEET, Mass. - Local historians for decades thought the 30-foot tall lighthouse that once overlooked Wellfleet Harbor had been taken down and destroyed in 1925.
HOUSTON - The international space station's toilet trouble appeared to be taken care of Wednesday after a Russian cosmonaut replaced a malfunctioning pump.
ATLANTA - Hispanic high school students use drugs and attempt suicide at higher rates than their black and white classmates, according to a new federal survey that shows a continuation of a troubling trend.
NEW YORK - Oil prices fell below $123 Wednesday after the Energy Department said gasoline demand fell sharply last week while fuel inventories jumped more than expected.
English lexicographer Samuel Johnson said, "Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect."
In the year ahead, a number of needed changes could take place that will prove to be heartwarming; they will also turn out to be for your ultimate good. Regardless of their origin, you'll be glad they occurred.
WASHINGTON - Researchers secretly tracked the locations of 100,000 people outside the United States through their cell phone use and concluded that most people rarely stray more than a few miles from home.
FARMINGTON, Pa. - Attorney General Michael Mukasey, defending military commissions to prosecute suspected terrorists, told federal judges Wednesday the upcoming trials will be ''in the best traditions of the American legal system.''
Bulloch County students who failed portions of a state-mandated test are hitting the books again during a summer remediation program aimed towards improving their test scores.
SAVANNAH - A federal ruling that the Army Corps of Engineers wrongly waived a permit for logging on a private lake has clarified an exemption in pollution laws and could lead to better wetland protection, an environmental group said Monday.
NEW YORK - Barack Obama turned to the hunt for a running mate Wednesday, with Hillary Rodham Clinton's supporters urging him to put her on the ticket now that she's decided to back his inevitable nomination.
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