ATLANTA - The nation's busiest airport dueled with gun rights advocates Tuesday over whether a new Georgia state law allows visitors to carry firearms at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
BAGHDAD - Hezbollah instructors trained Shiite militiamen at remote camps in southern Iraq until three months ago when they slipped across the border to Iran - presumably to continue instruction on Iranian soil, according to two Shiite lawmakers and a top army officer.
PARIS - Angelina Jolie has checked into a hospital in the south of France where she is expected to give birth to her twins, a hospital spokesman said Tuesday.
MOSCOW - The same year that Sputnik soared into space saw the launch of another Soviet-era icon that may have loomed larger for generations of Russians: a huge toy store in central Moscow called Detsky Mir, or Children's World.
GOLDEN POND, Ky. - The U.S. Forest Service has subsidized corn and soybean farming on its lands for years - and rankled environmentalists are now suing the agency for what they say is an illegal dole.
LOS ANGELES - Jeff Goodhartz is single and has no children. But he wanted to ensure the family name would live on after he's gone.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, July 01, 2008
BEIJING - Two Republican congressmen have called on President Bush to steer clear of the Beijing Olympics unless China makes substantial improvements in its treatment of dissidents, including releasing prisoners of conscience.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon will buy and operate one or two commercial imagery satellites and plans to design and build another with more sophisticated spying capabilities, according to government and private industry officials.
LOS ANGELES - A 42-year-old chimpanzee who is toilet-trained and can eat with a knife and fork is believed to be at large in a Southern California forest after escaping his cage.
NEW ORLEANS - In New Orleans, cocktails are serious business. What better town for a temple to the tasty history of the American libation?
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Ruth M. Jones doesn't know what she'd do without hot meals delivered daily to her home. The 81-year-old Charleston widow can't walk or drive since a car wreck nine years ago left her stricken by arthritis.
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. - The FBI and Maryland State Police are investigating the strangulation of a 19-year-old man found dead in his cell a day after he was jailed on charges of running over and killing a police officer, authorities said.
NEW YORK - Each week, Ira Cooper opens a letter from another supplier with the same message as the last: We're raising our prices, effective immediately. We can't tell you how long the new prices will last.
The nation's annual Independence Celebration held in Washington, D.C., is quite an event. Every Fourth of July, a parade heads down Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Street, and the 2008 celebration has a local participant: the Claxton High School band.
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