NEW YORK - Wall Street's biggest crisis since the Great Depression forced the Federal Reserve and central banks in other countries to pump billions of dollars into the world's banking system in an urgent bid to stop further damage.
GALVESTON, Texas - The barrier island community of Galveston just ''isn't ready'' for residents to return even briefly to the city thrashed by Hurricane Ike, officials said Thursday as they pleaded for at least another week to make repairs.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have had a great difficulty with mouth ulcers for the past three years. I've seen a dentist, oral surgeons, ENT specialists and general practitioners. I finally went to a local medical clinic when my mouth became so sore I couldn't talk, only to be told by the doctor on call that he didn't have any idea what the problem was. His recommendation was I should brush the inside of my cheeks, tongue and all areas that had sores with an electric toothbrush and rinse with full-strength peroxide, followed by a water rinse. He ...
MINNEAPOLIS - Emergency vehicles with lights flashing led twin processions to open the new Interstate 35W bridge before dawn Thursday, less than 14 months after the shocking and deadly collapse of its predecessor.
If partner opens one of a suit and you respond in a lower-ranking suit at the two-level, you will usually have a good hand - but not always. What happens if righty throws in a takeout double? How does that affect the meaning of a two-over-one response?
In the year ahead, two individuals who have recently proven to be lucky for you will continue to be so, especially if you remain loyal and close to them. It behooves you to keep these relationships strong.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband has been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome by his physician. He's extremely uncomfortable and isn't getting a lot of relief. What are his options?
FRANKFURT, Germany - European markets showed some optimism briefly Wednesday, then fell lower for a third day after the U.S. Federal Reserve bailed out stricken insurer AIG amid fresh injections of cash by major central banks.
David Lloyd George, the only Welshman to be Prime Minister of Great Britain, said, "Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
In the year ahead, you are likely to become more closely involved with someone who could turn out to be quite lucky for you. Your new pal will show you new ways to reach your heart's desires - and make your dreams come true.
BEIJING - The Olympic flame is out, the smog is back, and traffic again clogs the roads.
BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand's new prime minister showed his determination to mend political rifts by quickly shaking hands with the opposition leader Wednesday. But the gesture didn't appease anti-government protesters, who called him unfit for the job because of ties to a disgraced former leader.
MORELIA, Mexico - Police searched Wednesday for a tall, heavyset man, using a composite sketch provided by witnesses who saw him lob a grenade into an Independence Day crowd, then beg for forgiveness before slipping away.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Air-fired missiles hit a militant compound near the Afghan border and killed at least six people Wednesday evening, officials said, soon after a senior American officer met with government leaders to discuss the furor over U.S. attacks inside Pakistan.
SEOUL, South Korea - Kim Jong Il's companion and former secretary is emerging as a key player in the communist nation after the autocratic leader's stroke.
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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Rickie Fowler is playing so well that he can't stop looking behind instead of considering the opportunity that lies ahead at ...
Despite everything that Serena Williams has won and done, her sense of self can still fluctuate based on the outcome of a particular match.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United ...
SAVANNAH - Rare loggerhead sea turtles spent a busy summer laying eggs on beaches in Georgia and the Carolinas, where nest counts this year smashed previous ...
When he was selected as one of five finalists for the Statesboro Herald's third annual Grocery Grab, Stewart Bennett had advantages from the start ...
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DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways.
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Patrick Reed's place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects ...
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NEW YORK - Serena Williams is "starting to feel a little better." Novak Djokovic is "getting there."
The first step to rewriting the Statesboro football story is removing the doubt from fans' minds, and that will happen if the Blue Devils can ...