DEAR ABBY: I have come to dread family gatherings. My extended family holds a different political perspective than I. It seems like at every occasion they sit around and expound on the good points of their candidate or elected official, while belittling the opposition and ridiculing his or her supporters. I have tried on several occasions to change the subject or tell them I don't wish to discuss politics, to no avail.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 23-year-old female and should have a great social life, but I don't because of one serious problem. I have bad breath! It is so embarrassing that it has cost me every ounce of confidence I had and has ruined my relationships with everyone.
DEAR ABBY: Like "Chaz's Brother" (June 17), who is living in the shadow of his extremely popular younger brother, I, too, spent years feeling invisible, but finally looked for ways to differentiate myself from my "perfect" siblings. In the process of pursuing my own interests, I also found friends who liked me for who I was.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, September 10, 2008
(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.)
WASHINGTON - North Korea has quietly built a long-range missile base that is larger and more capable than an older and well-known launch pad for intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to independent analysts relying on new satellite images of the site and other data. Analysts provided images of the previously secret site to The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON - The head of the House tax-writing committee acknowledged Wednesday that he owes about $5,000 to the Internal Revenue Service for failing to report income on his returns.
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. - Searching for an economic boost and home to perhaps the most compelling story of 9/11, rural Somerset County is trying to pull off a balancing act: Remembering the victims of United Airlines Flight 93 in a way that encourages development and job growth without devolving into tackiness and disrespect.
JERUSALEM - A military helicopter crashed at sundown Wednesday in northern Israel and burst into flames, the military said, and two crew members were killed, according to media reports.
TEHRAN, Iran - A strong earthquake rocked southern Iran on Wednesday, sending tremors across the Persian Gulf and shaking the skyscrapers of Dubai. Iranian state television reported that seven people were killed and 40 others were injured.
GENEVA - A small blip on a computer screen sent champagne corks popping among physicists in Switzerland. Near Chicago, researchers at a ''pajama party'' who watched via satellite let out an early morning cheer.
WASHINGTON - Speculation by large investors - and not supply and demand for oil - were a primary reason for the surge in oil prices during the first half of the year and the more recent price declines, an independent study concluded Wednesday.
McALLEN, Texas - As Hurricane Ike charged into the Gulf's fueling waters Wednesday and toward the Texas coast, officials started to evacuate the first of 1 million residents who could be in the way of the storm's path.
NEW YORK - Lehman Brothers, in a desperate bid to survive, announced plans Wednesday to sell a majority stake in its prized investment management business and said a sale of the entire company was possible.
SAN'A, Yemen - Smugglers threw two children overboard and forced dozens of other African refugees to swim to shore in the middle of the night, leaving more than three dozen dead, the U.N. and an aid group said Wednesday.
ATLANTA - A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in ...
Georgia Southern Eagles Athletics Director Tom Kleinlein released a statement Saturday afternoon affirming that head football coach Tyson Summers would remain in place as coach ...
VELES, Macedonia - On the second floor of a noisy sports center in the Macedonian town of Veles, a teenage purveyor of fake news cracked open ...
Deacon Joseph Davis Sr.
Georgia Southern weathered an early storm of red-hot Savannah State shooting and finished the night by showcasing its own offensive firepower.
Though the current seeding may not indicate it, Friday's game between Emanuel County Institute and Macon County is a true one versus two matchup.
In front of a packed gymnasium for their first dual meet of the season, Bulloch Academy romped Metter High School 72-12 for their first win ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Jim McElwain never had a quarterback at Alabama quite like Jalen Hurts.
NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Dodgers, Latin American teenagers and Cubans approaching their mid-20s were losers in baseball's new labor contract, which includes stiffer ...
WASHINGTON - The most extreme tornado outbreaks are mysteriously spawning many more twisters than they did decades ago, a new study claimed.
INDIANAPOLIS - Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant open ...
Mr. George Thomas Holloway Sr.
WASHINGTON - "Made in the same factory as peanuts." ''May contain traces of tree nuts." A new report says the hodgepodge of warnings that a food ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Tornadoes that dropped out of the night sky killed five people in two states and injured at least a dozen more early Wednesday ...
Folks can enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza and watch live wrestling matches in Statesboro Saturday, and help make Christmas happen for children who would not have any ...