CHICAGO - Hopes that a diet low in fat and chock-full of fruits and vegetables could prevent the return of breast cancer were dashed Tuesday by a large, seven-year experiment in more than 3,000 women.
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats refused to flinch Tuesday as the chamber moved toward a rare, all-night session of debate on legislation to bring troops home this fall.
At the Peek Freans 14th Asia & Middle East Bridge Championships, played two months ago in Karachi, Pakistan, the women's teams looked like an easy victory for India, who led Jordan after 40 of the 60 boards by 135 international match points to 87. But Jordan staged a remarkable comeback, winning the final session by 94 imps to 17 to take the title by 29 imps.
Officers responding to a call at 4 a.m. Sunday found a woman crawling on the ground near Eagle Walk Apartments on Knight Drive, bleeding from stab wounds. Investigation led to the arrest of her husband, who was intoxicated when officers located him, police said.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday granted a stay of execution of up to 90 days to a man convicted of killing a Savannah police officer in 1989.
NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average swept past 14,000 for the first time Tuesday after a relatively tame inflation report gave investors reason to extend an extraordinary - but questionable - Wall Street rally.
The students in Georgia Southern University Professor Kent Murray's class don't use pencils and paper. Instead, they're working with multi-million dollar equipment.
DEAR ABBY: Here's one for the books on parental stupidity. When my daughter, "Marissa," began to reach her teen years, her father - in an attempt to be funny - advised her that she could keep from becoming pregnant by putting an aspirin between her knees and keeping it there.
WASHINGTON - The terrorist network Al-Qaida will likely leverage its contacts and capabilities in Iraq to mount an attack on U.S. soil, according to a new National Intelligence Estimate on threats to the United States.
KASHIWAZAKI, Japan - A long list of problems - including radiation leaks, burst pipes and fires - came to light Tuesday at the world's largest nuclear power plant, a day after it was hit by a powerful earthquake.
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Dr. Dawn Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College, has announced that the Executive Board of the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc. has appointed Hoke S. Reeves to the office of secretary of the foundation effective July 1.
ATLANTA - Ken Griffey Jr. passed Frank Robinson for sixth place on the career home run list, and Cincinnati pitcher Bobby Livingston went 4-for-4 with an RBI in the Reds' 10-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
V. Sharon "Sharri" Edenfield of Statesboro was honored for her outstanding service by the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia during the organization's annual meeting June 14-16 at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
ATLANTA - Buddy Carlyle was hardly concerned after giving up a first-inning homer to Freddy Sanchez.
Four local students, three high-schoolers and one middle school student, took part in an All-State Band weekend at the end of February that consisted of two days of lengthy rehearsals and culminated with concert performances.
All 14 members of Georgia's U.S. House delegation are urging a congressional budget subcommittee to support federal funding for the stalled Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.
Margaret M. Emanuel
Margaret M. Emanuel
BROOKLET - It may have been April 1, but Southeast Bulloch's Bryce Harnage had no intentions of fooling around.
After dropping three of four games last week and falling under .500 in Southern Conference play, Georgia Southern needed something good to go its way.
Maybe we were just focused on the wrong body part.
JESUP - The Statesboro Blue Devils boys and girls golf teams competed in matches on Thursday in a tournament hosted by Wayne County.
Morgan Alford, 18, will put her $2,000 Youth of the Year scholarship to use this fall at the University of Georgia.
A fire in Portal early Monday destroyed a single-wide mobile home, but no one was injured.
Georgia Southern University President Brooks A. Keel has been invited by U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, to speak before the committee at a hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN released six ESPNU telecasts featuring Sun Belt teams for this upcoming football season on Tuesday, including a pair of games at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.
Tiger Woods had surgery on his ailing back and said Tuesday he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career.
MILTON, Vt. - Maple syrup production has come a long way from metal buckets hung on trees, but even high-tech operations have had to rely on old-fashioned foot patrols to fix a common problem - leaks.
Elsie Morris Cribbs