CHICAGO - Taking aim at a longstanding rite of passage for 16-year-olds, an influential auto safety group is calling on states to raise the age for getting a driver's license to 17 or even 18.
BAGHDAD - An Iraqi journalist for one of the Middle East's best-known satellite television stations escaped assassination Tuesday when a bomb was found under the seat of his car as he prepared to leave home for work.
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers on Tuesday castigated Veterans Administration health officials for ordering the destruction of biomedical specimens on Legionnaires' disease and other infectious diseases that two prominent researchers had collected over a quarter-century.
WASHINGTON - President Bush announced Tuesday that he will keep the U.S. force strength in Iraq largely intact until the next president takes over, drawing rebukes from Democrats who want the war ended and a bigger boost of troops in troubled Afghanistan.
Police: Drug dealer fires shots, injures woman in car
Three men are behind bars after Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies found them with several items that had been reported stolen in automobile break-ins, said Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
WASHINGTON - A senior U.S. official said Tuesday that the United States is reviewing how to help Georgia rebuild its military after it was pulverized by Russia.
BOSTON - Deadbeat dads and moms around the country are discovering that their economic stimulus checks from Washington - intended to encourage the purchase of TVs, cars and other goods - are being intercepted and funneled toward the support of their children.
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(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
WILMINGTON, N.C. - With the flick of an eight-foot switch at midday Monday, this Southern city became the first market in the U.S. to make the change to digital-only broadcasting.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Two videos that appear to show the bodies of at least 10 children and many more adults covered in blankets and white shrouds lend weight to Afghan and U.N. allegations that a U.S.-led raid killed scores of civilians last month.
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's pro-democracy politicians fared better than expected in legislative elections, a showing that could strengthen their hand in pushing for greater political freedoms in the Chinese territory, analysts said.
LAS VEGAS - Nearly a year after O.J. Simpson walked into a casino hotel room intent on reclaiming some sports memorabilia, he and his lawyers walked into a courthouse Monday to pick jurors for his robbery-kidnapping trial.
WASHINGTON - The White House said Tuesday that the giant federal takeover of troubled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac might have been prevented if Congress had acted on its recommendations for changing the system.
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