KUFR QASSEM, Israel - The highway leading to this Arab town in central Israel was lined with blue-and-white Israeli flags Wednesday to mark the country's 60th Independence Day. But no banners fluttered in Kufr Qassem itself.
John Ciardi, an American poet, critic and translator who died in 1986, said, "A boy is a hurry on its way to doing nothing."
ATLANTA - People who sleep fewer than six hours a night - or more than nine - are more likely to be obese, according to a new government study that is one of the largest to show a link between irregular sleep and big bellies.
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The Fourth Annual Saddle Up St. Jude Bulloch County trail ride will be held Saturday and Sunday at Clark Farms near Portal.
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers are debating legislation to give national security officials full control over whether to move research of highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease from an isolated island laboratory to the U.S. mainland near herds of livestock.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday May 7, 2008
CRAWFORD, Texas - So you didn't get your invitation to Jenna Bush's wedding this weekend? No worries.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon readied people and equipment for an aid mission to cyclone-stricken Myanmar, but the top U.S. diplomat in the Asian nation said its military junta was ''paranoid'' about accepting American help.
WASHINGTON - Consumer borrowing rose in March at the fastest pace in four months, more than double the increase of the previous month.
WASHINGTON - The worst of the credit crisis may have passed, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Wednesday, while acknowledging that rising gas prices will blunt the effect of 130 million economic stimulus checks. He ruled out a second stimulus package for now.
Claxton pitcher Matthew Rogers is in the same boat with the rest of the Tigers. They're in the Top 10 in the state (Class A), and they've never played a postseason game.
YANGON, Myanmar - Bodies floated in flood waters and survivors tried to reach dry ground on boats using blankets as sails, while the top U.S. diplomat in Myanmar said Wednesday that the toll from the cyclone and its aftermath may reach 100,000.
SAN DIEGO - San Diego State University has suspended six fraternities after a sweeping drug investigation that landed dozens of students in jail on suspicion of openly dealing drugs on campus.
LANSING, Mich. - Local governments and state universities in Michigan can't offer health insurance to the partners of gay workers, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Renee Kalloniatis became the owner of Grace Gardens in June 2014.
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