RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - An 11-year-old boy gave out invitations to his classmates for a big event his family was planning this summer - and it wasn't his birthday party.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have recently been diagnosed with geographic tongue. It is very annoying, and I want to know if you can recommend anything for it. My doctor told me to try vitamin B complex, but it isn't doing much good.
PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa - Jacob Zuma, the man most likely to be South Africa's next president, lashed out Tuesday at his treatment during a long-running corruption scandal, and his supporters warned that blood would flow in the streets if Zuma was ever convicted.
TAMPA, Fla. - John A. ''Junior'' Gotti has been indicted on conspiracy charges in Florida, linking him to large-scale cocaine trafficking and the slayings of three New York men in the late 1980s and early 1990s, federal officials said Tuesday.
NEW YORK - Doctors should stop routine prostate cancer screening of men over age 75 because there is more evidence of harm than benefit, a federal task force advised on a hotly debated topic.
SEOUL, South Korea - Booger is back.
KINGSFORD, Mich. - When he learned police were looking for him, Scott Johnson tried to assure his mother that he would take care of the situation.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon has ordered roughly 1,250 Marines serving as trainers for the Afghan security forces to stay on the warfront almost a month longer to continue a mission that military leaders say is a top priority, according to a senior military official.
CHICAGO - Severe thunderstorms plowed across the Midwest during the night, ripping roofs from buildings, chasing people to shelter and blacking out thousands of homes and businesses.
ST. LOUIS - Three tigers attacked a worker at an exotic animal park in southwestern Missouri on Monday - the state's second tiger attack in as many days.
English naturalist John Ray, who died in 1705, said, "Let him make use of instinct who cannot make use of reason."
Don't judge the year ahead by negative occurrences of the past, especially where your social life is concerned. There is a strong possibility that several casual acquaintances you make will grow into enviable friendships.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve, caught between mounting job losses and rising inflation, is likely to sit tight and hope that the interest rate cuts it has already provided will be enough to heal a sick economy.
It may not be as big as 7-7-7, but thousands of couples are heading down the aisle Friday, hoping the date Aug. 8, 2008, brings them luck and an easy to remember anniversary date.
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Manitoba - A man accused of beheading and cannibalizing another passenger on a Greyhound bus in Canada pleaded Tuesday in court for someone to ''please kill me,'' and was ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
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