NEW YORK - Investors believing that Wall Street is on the verge of a yearend rally piled into the market Tuesday, brushing off more weak economic data while they scarfed up stocks and propelled the Dow Jones industrials up 300 points to its highest close in four weeks.
WASHINGTON - Wash your hands, folks, especially you ladies.
BAGHDAD - Wasan Salah hopes Barack Obama will win the presidency because ''he wants to withdraw the troops.'' An Iraqi Christian woman thinks he will too - and so she's rooting for John McCain.
HANNOVER, Germany - A tour bus caught fire on a highway near the northern German city of Hannover on Tuesday night, killing 20 people, after a passenger reportedly sneaked a cigarette, police said.
GOMA, Congo - Congo's warring rivals traded accusations Tuesday that Angola, Zimbabwe and Rwanda are mobilizing forces to fight in Congo, as the prime minister flew into this besieged city to assess weeks of fighting that has displaced a quarter million people.
WASHINGTON - Barack Obama was elected the nation's first black president Tuesday night in a historic triumph that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself.
DEAR DR. GOTT: You have written several times about Restless Legs Syndrome, but I feel you left out one very important thing. Were any of these people taking statin drugs?
DEAR DR. GOTT: I recently went on a trip that involved traveling 1,100 miles. During that time, I developed a blood clot in my right leg that moved into the bottom of both lungs. Because of this, I had several tests done. One was a CT scan, and, during this, they incidentally found what appeared to be a tumor on one of my kidneys. I was given the anticoagulant Coumadin to start immediately and told to check out the kidney problem when I got home.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 3, 2008
MIAMI - A federal jury convicted a wealthy Venezuelan Monday of acting as an illegal foreign agent who came to the U.S. to cover up a Latin American political scandal involving a cash-stuffed suitcase smuggled into Argentina.
It is normally correct to play toward an honor combination, but not always. How would you try to land nine tricks in no-trump on today's deal? West leads the diamond nine.
In the year ahead, be sure to increase your expertise in your chosen field of endeavor when you see what others are doing all around you. If you don't keep up, you could be left out of the fray.
Georgia voters will do more than cast a ballot for president Tuesday. They also will consider three amendments to the state constitution affecting land use, tax and development policies.
NEW YORK - Wall Street barely budged in extremely quiet trading Monday as investors largely overlooked a weak reading on the manufacturing sector ahead of the U.S. presidential election.
OMAHA, Neb. - Two more teenagers have been abandoned at Nebraska hospitals under the state's much-criticized safe haven law, bringing the number of mostly older children dropped off to 26 since July, authorities said.
Moving past the personal focus of the last column, I return to an exploration of death and aging which was begun earlier.
Joey and Paula McNeely of Hagan are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristin Marie McNeely, to Aaron Thomas Rowe ...
William Ashley and Tanya Arrington of Fayetteville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Megan Anderson, to 2nd Lt. Stephen Edwards Arnold ...
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Allen of Sylvania, Georgia, and Richard Waters of Brooklet, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelley Marie Waters of Rocky Ford ...
The Holi Festival brought a visual display of unity and triumph to the campus of Georgia Southern University - and to Statesboro - on Thursday night.
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Bulloch Academy junior Kyra Samuels might not seem imposing at first sight as she just barely scrapes the five-foot mark.
ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.
As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next ...
ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.
AUSTIN, Texas - Dustin Johnson had reason to be rattled.
South Georgia Tormenta FC makes a point of consistently stating its mantra that 'Pros Start Here'.
It is often said that baseball - and its fans - are the most reluctant to embrace any sort of change. As a former player and lifelong ...
FONTANA, Calif. - While Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepared for his 600th NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend, he couldn't help thinking about his first time.
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. - The wounded warrior is now a cop - and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.