BAGHDAD - Anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gave a ''final warning'' to the government Saturday to halt a U.S.-Iraqi crackdown against his followers or he would declare ''open war until liberation.''
JERUSALEM - Hamas bombers attacked an Israeli-Gaza border crossing under the cover of fog Saturday, detonating two jeeps made to look like Israeli military vehicles and packed with hundreds of pounds of explosives.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Hundreds of Haitians stood in long lines Saturday, just as others had walked for hours throughout the week to receive the U.N. and regional food aid pouring into the country after a spate of deadly riots.
Aubrey Pye and Allison Waters were united in marriage on November 23, 2007. The couple had a private ceremony at LaFayette Square in Savannah.
Leigh Anne Waters and Dylan Bailey were united in marriage on March 15, 2008, at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Statesboro.
HAVANA - First comes the stink of diesel, then a metallic roar, and finally a tower of black smoke that tells you the ''camello'' - the camel - has reached your stop.
CHICAGO - A gust of wind blew a 2-year-old in a stroller into Lake Michigan, where the boy remained submerged for at least 15 minutes before being pulled out unconscious but alive.
SAN ANGELO, Texas - Adult mothers who have been allowed to stay with their young children since they were taken from a polygamous sect will be separated from them after DNA sampling is completed next week, a child welfare official said Saturday.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahomans and victims' relatives paused Saturday at the Oklahoma City National Memorial for a simple, poignant ceremony to remember the 168 people killed 13 years ago in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - When Louisa Lippitt died in 1912, the wealthy widow left $4,000 to Rhode Island Hospital on the condition the money be used to provide a permanent ''free bed'' for needy patients, to be selected by a favored charity.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The Dalai Lama on Saturday encouraged people gathered at the University of Michigan to preserve their own religious traditions while respecting others with differing beliefs.
ELDORADO, Texas - The guy didn't look much like a hunter. He was beanpole tall - scarecrow-ish, some might say, with a high, collegiate forehead and a reluctant handshake. Even in a pearl-snap shirt and jeans, this cowboy somehow seemed better suited for a college lecture hall than a saddle.
WASHINGTON - It's not a good year for a farm bill.
SHANNON, Ireland - Iraq's Arab neighbors have few remaining excuses for withholding diplomatic and economic support for the U.S.-backed government in Baghdad, now that daily life in Iraq is less deadly and the government has demonstrated resolve against militias and outliers, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Saturday.
Nestled among the oak trees of what was once the Gesmon Neville Family Farm, The Lodge at Bethany, an extension of the long-standing history of ...
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