DEHRA, India - More than 100 Tibetan exiles began a hunger strike Thursday after police in northern India dragged them away from a six-month march to their homeland to protest China's hosting of the Olympic Games.
HONG KONG - A top Hong Kong scientist said Thursday a flu outbreak that prompted authorities to keep more than 500,000 primary and kindergarten students home wasn't deadlier than past viruses.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - A U.S. military commander altered a report on a firefight in Afghanistan to cast blame for the death of a Delta Force commando on a Canadian youth who was captured after the shooting stopped, a defense attorney said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's inspector general reported Thursday that FBI abuses in obtaining personal information about Americans during terrorism investigations continued to rise in 2006. He reserved judgment on whether corrective actions under way will work.
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Thursday gave a sweeping endorsement to some of President Bush's tax cuts but rejected renewing others as all three major presidential candidates interrupted their campaigns to cast key votes on the budget.
WASHINGTON - Consumers, battered by plunging home prices and a credit crunch, stayed away from the malls in February, pushing retail sales down by a larger-than-expected amount. It was another worrisome sign that the country could be falling into a recession.
WASHINGTON - Rates on 30-year mortgages increased this week for the fourth time in the past five weeks.
CHICAGO - Charges will be dropped against a woman who briefly left her 2-year-old daughter alone in the car to take her two older daughters to pour coins into a Salvation Army kettle, prosecutors said Thursday.
DURHAM, N.C. - Authorities have charged a suspect in the slaying of the University of North Carolina student president with the January killing of a Duke University graduate student.
ST. LOUIS - Doctors often hesitate to tell patients they likely suffer from Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, fearing the news will overwhelm them.
Severed fingers of five Western contractors were sent to the U.S. military in Iraq, giving the men's relatives hope that they are still alive, a brother of one of the missing men said.
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Thursday urged nations such as Venezuela to meet their U.N. obligations and keep terrorists out of their territories.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's Democratic Party chair urged Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Sen. Barack Obama, the national party and her own state's congressional delegation to consider a combined vote-by-mail/in-person plan as a redo of the Jan. 29 presidential primary.
NEW YORK - Wall Street fell but recovered from its worst levels Thursday after Standard & Poor's forecast that financial companies are nearing the end of the massive asset write-downs that have devasted the stock and credit markets for months.
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Ike Smith was off the mark on his first four 3-point attempts during Georgia Southern's game against Texas State Saturday night at Hanner Fieldhouse ...
Mrs. Wanda Jean Jackson Aldrich
BROOKLET - In the regular-season finale at Southeast Bulloch Friday night, the Yellow Jackets (14-13, 4-7 Region 1B-AAA) came out for warm ups in blue and ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex ...
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.
Note: The following is the conclusion of a series of columns looking at how Georgia and Bulloch County evolved from wilderness into a state and ...
Mr. Earl Canty Sr.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday joined four other states in calling for a national convention on amending the U.S. Constitution to bring about ...
ATLANTA - Georgia law doesn't require religious officials to perform same-sex marriages, and a bill making that clear is moving through the Georgia House.
Statesboro police arrested a Brooklet man Wednesday believed to have robbed a convenience store as well as an individual last week.
Pine Shores Presbyterian Church has asked me to teach a class for the next month and a half leading up to Palm Sunday. It's ...
Melvin Joseph "Frenchie" Fortin Sr.
For many, national signing day is a chance to see what new additions will bolster their favorite college team. However, for some, national signing day ...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The last time the world saw John Elway in a Broncos uniform, he was facing the stands, both hands aloft, holding his ...