WASHINGTON - The U.S. discriminates against blind people by printing paper money that makes it impossible for them to distinguish among the bills' varying values, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - President Bush and first lady Laura Bush took a rainy motorcade ride to the Chinese Embassy on Tuesday to sign a condolence book extending U.S. sympathy to those killed in the massive earthquake there.
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DEAR ABBY: I am not sure how to handle my boyfriend's hair loss. "Jasper" is 34 and I'm 23. We have been dating for two years and have a wonderful relationship. We are completely open to each other, and because of that, I feel backed into a corner regarding this subject.
BOGART, Ga. - North Oconee won Game One of Tuesday's scheduled doubleheader in the quarterfinals of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs on Tuesday, 6-3. The nightcap, however, was postponed due to rain. The two teams will resume the series today with the winner advancing to the Fial Four.
ATLANTA - What drought? Georgia's governor has given the go-ahead to fill up outdoor swimming pools. The five-ring fountain at Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park is dancing once more. And some communities may soon allow homeowners to run lawn sprinklers again.
WASHINGTON - The House voted Tuesday to let the Justice Department pursue energy antitrust and price fixing cases against members of the OPEC oil cartel, although critics said such attempts would likely be fruitless and could prompt a backlash from oil producers.
Han Suyin, a Chinese author and physician who now lives in Lausanne, Switzerland, said, "There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness."
In the year ahead, because of lifestyle changes or past experiences taking you in a new direction, you might find good reasons to make some major changes in the way you select your friends. It's time to move forward.
WASHINGTON - A Justice Department audit of terror interrogations at three military bases overseas concluded Tuesday that FBI agents refused to participate when detainees were questioned under harsh and potentially illegal methods.
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PHILADELPHIA - An assembly line worker was charged with vandalizing a military helicopter at Boeing factory, but federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they were still trying to determine who damaged a second helicopter at the plant.
PROVO, Utah - A newspaper photographer got a little too close to the action at the state high school track championships - and was speared through the leg by a javelin.
SAN ANTONIO - Gas prices seem to be affecting everyone's wheels - even the wheels of justice.
SAN DIEGO - An explosion rocked a Hilton hotel under construction Monday, injuring 13 workers, five of them critically, authorities said.
The story lines are as long as a Stephen Curry 3-pointer.
CLEVELAND - The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs' last title was 13 days ...
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's two leading tacklers will be able to play against No. 14 Florida after being cleared in a marijuana investigation.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech is starting over.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - When Sweden beat the U.S. women's soccer team during the Olympics by using a conservative strategy, goalie Hope Solo was lambasted ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn didn't hesitate to keep his offense on the field for a fourth-downcall in overtime against San Diego on Sunday ...
SEOUL, South Korea - The PGA Tour expanded its Asia swing to three tournaments Monday by adding a new event in South Korea with a limited ...
Georgia still ranks high among states in rates of premature births, low-birthweight babies and infant mortality.
TRION - A mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children, authorities said Monday.
Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in Southern states, where smoking ...
DETROIT - Lexus, Toyota and Buick are the most reliable brands in Consumer Reports' latest survey, a reward for their conservative approach to new technology.
FAIR HAVEN, N.J. - Some specially trained dogs are helping humans curb themselves.
When Paul Theriot, Jr. took over as CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, he stepped into leading one of the most significant facility enhancements ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Conservancy's Board of Trustees recently honored two longtime supporters of Georgia's natural resources, former Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard as its ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.