TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian officials on Sunday ruled out an attack as the cause of an explosion that killed 11 people in the southern city of Shiraz, saying it was an accident that was likely caused by leftover ammunition.
BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed an American soldier in Baghdad on Saturday, capping the bloodiest week for U.S. troops in Iraq this year. Clashes persisted in Shiite areas, even as the biggest Shiite militia sought to rein in its fighters.
NEW YORK - To his supervisors, rookie police officer Christian Torres was a ''model cadet.'' He boasted a solid academic background, passed psychological screening and scored high marks in the academy, authorities said.
BAGHDAD - Confessions from Shiite militiamen led Saturday to the discovery of 15 more bodies dumped in mass graves south of Baghdad, officials said - the second such find this week.
MISHAWAKA, Ind. - A political tempest over Barack Obama's comments about bitter voters in small towns has given rival Hillary Rodham Clinton a new opening to court working class Democrats 10 days before Pennsylvanians hold a primary that she must win to keep her presidential campaign alive.
Mrs. Rosa Smith of Brooklet and Mr. Cecil Kessler of North East, Md., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Gina Frances Stokes of Statesboro, to David James Winnette, son of Douglas and Charlene Winnette of Marietta, Ga.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Two Georgia Southern pitchers held UNC Greensboro to one run and six hits over two games as the Eagles swept the Spartans 1-0 and 4-1 in a Southern Conference doubleheader Saturday at the UNCG Softball Stadium.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haitian lawmakers on Saturday dismissed Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis, hoping to defuse widespread anger of rising food prices that had led to days of deadly protests and looting.
BOISE, Idaho - His guilt is beyond question, his crime beyond comprehension. The issue for the jury will be whether Joseph Edward Duncan III deserves to die for kidnapping two young siblings in a bloodbath at their home and whisking them away to the remote wilderness of western Montana, where he tortured and raped them, and then killed the 9-year-old boy.
SAN FRANCISCO - Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff says he feels the pain of employers pinched by intensified efforts to control illegal immigration, but adds that until Congress enacts broad immigration reforms they shouldn't expect any changes in enforcement.
PHOENIX - Polygamous sect members who were moved to a Texas compound from their longtime homes along the Utah-Arizona line were hand-picked for their fierce loyalty to leader Warren Jeffs, and that allegiance may be a stumbling block for law enforcement, authorities say.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Bland Mathews of Statesboro announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Eugenia Ann Mathews of Auburn, Ala., to Scott Daniel Coleman of St. Simons Island. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Daniel Coleman III of Blakely.
Beginning in the late 1790s, a group of wealthy Northeasterners tried to lead the people of Bulloch County down their own "Primrose" path.
Mr. James Shelton Evans of Statesboro announces the engagement of his daughter, Staci Evans, to Jeffrey Bennett, son of Rodney and Annette Bennett of Folkston, Ga. Staci is also the daughter of the late Marcia Glover Evans of Statesboro.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White returned to the team Thursday and said he was encouraged about his role following a meeting with ...
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
Southeast Bulloch will continue their quest for the state playoffs tonight as they host Savannah High School in an important sub-region 1-AAA matchup.
Bulloch Academy begins the quest to win its first region championship in six years tonight when they host GISA Region 2-AAA rival Edmund Burke Academy ...
WASHINGTON - Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just ...
ROSEBURG, Ore. - When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community ...
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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn cranked up the music and turned up the energy for the Atlanta Falcons.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - As daily fantasy sports operators FanDuel and DraftKings hustle to prove they can be trusted by thousands of users each week, cheating ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech never expected to be in this position, facing its first four-game losing streak in nearly two decades.
LONDON (AP) - Sepp Blatter could be facing a 90-day suspension.
A man whose body was found Tuesday in an Evans County home near the Evans/Bryan County line was the victim of homicide, according to ...
The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will dedicate a park bench on Sunday at Rockwell/Edgewood Acres Park, in honor ...
After a thrilling 8-4 come-from-behind victory over Toombs in the 1-AAA region playoffs Tuesday, the Lady Yellow Jackets had revenge on the mind against a ...