WASHINGTON - Scorching rhetoric and negative campaigning aren't confined to the long presidential contest. They're spilling over into other segments of public life.
NEW YORK - The fiancee of an unarmed man shot to death by police on his wedding day said Saturday that ''the justice system let me down'' when the three detectives were acquitted of all charges in his killing.
NORWICH, Conn. - A fast-moving fire destroyed a large apartment complex early Saturday and authorities were looking for dozens of people reported unaccounted for.
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. - Authorities kept watch Saturday over a stretch of Southern California beaches, scanning the waters for a shark they believe killed a triathlete a day earlier.
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) - Like hundreds of young men joining the Army in recent years, Jeremy Hall professes a desire to serve his country while it fights terrorism.
TEHRAN, Iran - Conservatives consolidated their control of Iran's legislature in runoff elections but moderates within the bloc opposed to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad emerged as a stronger force, according to final results released Saturday.
JERUSALEM - Secretive real estate deals, hostility to priests, fist fights over Christ's tomb, a power struggle between patriarchs - one of the oldest churches in the Holy Land is struggling to get through a moral and financial crisis, its leader says.
LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's former empire is striking back - through language.
BAGHDAD - The U.S. military reported a relative lull in fighting Saturday, a day after radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said his threat of an ''open war'' applied only to American-led foreign troops.
Vernon Collins and Elizabeth Williams request the honor of your presence in celebrating with them their marriage.
Mr. and Mrs. Len and Jill Mock of Sylvania announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Mock of Sylvania, to Kenneth Woodall, son of Wayne Woodall and Mary Ann Woodall.
Michael and Nancy Anderson of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Nichole Anderson, to Todd Jason Stern, son of the late Dr. David M. Stern and Mrs. Sharon L. Stern of Sandy Creek, N.Y.
Mrs. Jewell Hendrix Kicklighter of Statesboro announces the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Jewell Elizabeth "Judy" Hendrix, to Robert J. Poole of Pelion, S.C.
KATONAH, N.Y. - The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember - Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison.
CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?
WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.
Mr. Charles Edward Bland
ATLANTA - Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
LONDON - On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand - and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago.
GENEVA - The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer's world governing body.
MANCHESTER, England - England's national teams keep finding ways to make agonizing exits from major soccer tournaments.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration.
WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped looking for work, and paychecks failed to budge.
A Metter man was electrocuted Wednesday while working on an air conditioning system at a Neville Dairy Road home.
Mr. Lee Watt Brack Sr.
MONTREAL (AP) - It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.