BAGHDAD - Iraqi forces clashed with Shiite militiamen Tuesday in the southern oil port of Basra and rockets rained down on the U.S.-protected Green Zone in Baghdad as followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr expanded a nationwide backlash against government crackdowns.
CAIRO, Egypt - An American cargo ship under contract to the U.S. Navy fired warning shots at a small Egyptian boat while passing through the Suez Canal, the U.S. military said Tuesday. Egyptian authorities said at least one man was killed, but the U.S. said an investigation was under way and it had no reports of casualties.
BERLIN - Prosecutors accused the head of Germany's top far-right party Tuesday of publishing a pamphlet before the 2006 World Cup that questioned whether nonwhite players should be on the national soccer team.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Too much money meant for Afghanistan aid is wasted, with a vast amount spent on foreign workers' high salaries, security and living arrangements, according to a report from humanitarian groups published Tuesday.
NEW ORLEANS - The professional organization for engineers who build the nation's roads, dams and bridges has been accused by fellow engineers of covering up catastrophic design flaws while investigating national disasters.
WASHINGTON - Authorities are awaiting identification of the remains of three bodies in Iraq, a U.S. law enforcement official said Tuesday, a day after the remains of two kidnapped contractors were identified.
WASHINGTON - President Bush overstepped his authority when he ordered a Texas court to reopen the case of a Mexican on death row for rape and murder, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign said she ''misspoke'' last week when saying she had landed under sniper fire during a trip to Bosnia as first lady in March 1996. She later characterized the episode as a ''misstatement'' and a ''minor blip.''
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - Fresh off his eighth Iraq visit, Sen. John McCain declared Monday that ''we are succeeding'' and said he wouldn't change course - even as the U.S. death toll rose to 4,000 and the war entered its sixth year.
WASHINGTON - Trustees for the government's two biggest benefit programs warned Tuesday that Social Security and Medicare are facing ''enormous challenges'' with the threat to Medicare's solvency far more severe.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Investigators are focusing on a former bank executive who had been charged with embezzlement as they seek answers in the killings of his wife and four children, whose bodies were found in their home.
CANTON, Mass. - A train car loaded with lumber rolled from a side track onto a main line and hit a stationary commuter train during rush hour Tuesday afternoon, sending dozens of people to hospitals, authorities said.
MIAMI - A section of construction crane plummeted 30 floors at the site of a high-rise condominium Tuesday, killing two workers and smashing into a home that the contractor used for storage, police said.
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PERRY - Screven County High junior Travis Coles won the all-classification state championship in the 191-205 pound weight class at the GACA State Weightlifting Championship Saturday.
WICHITA, Kan. - Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and ...
A Portal couple carrying "pounds of high grade marijuana" were arrested after a traffic stop due to the driver not wearing a seat belt
It was an up-and-down rollercoaster ride for the Panthers in a sub-region matchup against Savannah Country Day Friday night.
BROOKLET - Coming in to Friday night's game, Southeast Bulloch had only forced two turnovers through five games. That changed dramatically as the Yellow Jackets ...
Shirley Ann Gulledge Richardson
Four juveniles caught breaking into cars on Broad Street Thursday were arrested on several charges, including participation in gang activity.
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is grateful to get back to normal.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - No. 19 Georgia's game at Tennessee on Saturday could come down to which team has the shorter memory.
CONCORD, N.C. - Expect the intensity to pick up a tick in the opening race of the second round of NASCAR's playoffs. The event ...
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) - Bae Sang-moon never felt the kind of pressure that weighed on him Friday at the Presidents Cup.
Linda Sammons and James Harris will be married on Saturday, November 14, 2015, in the Friendship Baptist Church Prayer Garden, 4025 Friendship Church Road, Statesboro.
Mr. Joseph Wynton "Joe" Collins
To say Statesboro High School got off to a rough start in a Thursday sub-region matchup against Richmond Hill would be an understatement.
CHICAGO (AP) - Living in a nursing home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor, 82-year-old Edith Heath knows something about faith.