BAGHDAD - Iraq is paying for more of its own reconstruction but is still struggling to spend its multibillion dollar surplus as it copes with a flood of oil revenue and a cumbersome approval process meant to curb corruption, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES - Passengers were evacuated by inflatable chutes Tuesday after a Honolulu-bound airliner made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport because someone smelled smoke in the cabin.
WASHINGTON - The State Department advised representatives of foreign governments that their interviews with their citizens being held at Guantanamo Bay would be recorded, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The last survivor of the deadliest mountaineering disaster to hit K2 limped into base camp with frostbitten feet Tuesday, but thick clouds threatened to keep him on the mountain for at least another night.
KASHGAR, China - Blood was washed off the road. Debris was cleared away. And authorities said peace had been restored Tuesday in China's restive Muslim region where 16 police were killed in an attack that may have been timed to overshadow Olympic celebrations.
DEAR READERS: Today's column is a continuation of the one I printed yesterday regarding cheating and ethics -- a topic that clearly touched a nerve with many readers.
BOSTON - An attorney for the father accused of snatching his 7-year-old daughter from a Boston street said Tuesday the man did not kidnap his own child and has no link to a California slaying.
GEARHART, Ore. - A small plane crashed into a seaside house in heavy fog early Monday, killing two people aboard and three children inside the vacation home, authorities said.
LAS VEGAS - An unemployed graphic designer who authorities say poisoned himself with ricin in his Las Vegas motel room pleaded guilty Monday to possessing a biological toxin.
GALVESTON, Texas - Tropical Storm Edouard hit the Texas Gulf coast east of Galveston on Tuesday with strong winds and heavy rain, but did little more than soak the travelers who came to relax on the tourist town's beaches.
SEOUL, South Korea - Police fired water cannons at thousands of protesters Tuesday as President Bush got a volatile reception in South Korea at the start of his three-nation Asian trip.
Defense set the tone during the final segment of Georgia Southern's fifth practice of fall camp. Tuesday morning's session, the first practice in full pads, lasted for two and a half hours at the practice field complex.
CHICAGO, Ill. - Former Georgia Southern University standout Greg Dowling made history at a historic ball park. Dowling and the Class A Kane County Cougars took on Midwest League rival Peoria Chiefs on July 29 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. A league record crowd of 32,103 packed into the Chicago Cubs' home field for the first minor league baseball game played there.
BEIJING - A strong aftershock struck a western Chinese region where a May earthquake killed almost 70,000 people, shaking buildings a few hours after the Olympic torch relay passed through the area Tuesday. One person was killed and 23 injured.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - An 11-year-old boy gave out invitations to his classmates for a big event his family was planning this summer - and it wasn't his birthday party.
ATLANTA - Georgians must decide this fall whether the state can take over low-performing schools, a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal but fiercely opposed ...
Bulloch County Schools administrators this week hailed a five-year upward trend in local high school graduates' scores on the ACT and SAT college admissions tests ...
Down three of their best players, BA succumbed their worst loss of the season in what was the biggest game of the season.
BROOKLET – After a sluggish start, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets asserted themselves against an overmatched Groves team on their way to a 49-6 win at ...
Winning is hard, and having to teach players to win makes it more difficult.
It has been a tough year statistically for the top two running backs in the Sun Belt Conference.
Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across ...
A fun-filled event featuring various games has been a lucrative fund raiser for United Way of Southeast Georgia for the past three years, and OctoberQuest ...
Georgia Southern football - players and coaches alike - is now in uncharted territory.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The opening question to Matt Ryan's weekly news conference made the quarterback nervous.
BROOKLET - If the playoffs started today, Southeast Bulloch would be on the outside looking in.
The Gators of Bulloch Academy will finally be celebrating 40 years of football this tonight as they play host to the Patriots of Pinewood Christian ...
PIKETON, Ohio - Six months after someone shot eight members of an extended family to death in their homes, surviving relatives are still waiting - for an ...
DELAWARE, Ohio - Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month's presidential election - if he wins. The Republican ...
A $1,500 reward is being offered by the Statesboro Police Department for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a suspect responsible ...