WASHINGTON - President Bush gave U.S. Olympians a rousing White House send-off to next month's games in Beijing, urging them Monday to ''compete swifter, higher and stronger'' but also be mindful they will be ''ambassadors of liberty'' to the people of China and elsewhere.
NEW YORK - The popular online hangout Facebook is sporting a new look to reflect changes in how its members communicate with each other and how they share photos and updates about their lives.
CHESHIRE, Conn. - A year ago, Dr. William Petit had a thriving medical practice. He lived in a comfortable colonial house adorned with flower gardens in an upscale Connecticut suburb with his wife and two daughters admired for their charitable works.
WASHINGTON - Odd alliances are at work as President Bush and congressional Democrats band together to save Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's attorney general ordered police Monday to halt their investigation into the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann because detectives uncovered no evidence of a crime during their 14-month probe.
TIJUANA, Mexico - It looks like any Southern California traffic jam - except you can buy a cappuccino and a 4-foot statue of Jesus from your car while watching dogs sniff vehicles for drugs.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday July 21, 2008
ATLANTA - Grady Memorial Hospital's nonprofit board on Monday named a hospital executive with 20 years of experience to lead the embattled health care system that was facing closure a year ago.
HONOLULU - Rescue crews were searching a vast area of floating debris and a sheen of oil Monday for crew members of an Air Force B-52 bomber that crashed off the island of Guam, officials said.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Ready for the latest in spa pampering? Prepare to dunk your tootsies in a tank of water and let tiny carp nibble away.
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc. averted a showdown with rabble-rousing investor Carl Icahn on Monday by giving him three seats on its board of directors in a truce that still leaves the door open for a possible sale to Microsoft Corp.
SAVANNAH - Police have evacuated a courthouse in Savannah, Ga., after a suspected mail bomb was found in the district attorney's office.
EL PASO, Texas - A Fort Bliss soldier's husband kicked her in the face, stabbed and raped her before abducting her from her off-post apartment last week and taking her to Nevada, police said Monday.
SINGAPORE - Survivors of Myanmar's Cyclone Nargis face a ''second emergency'' unless relief efforts receive an influx of $1 billion in international aid over the next three years, according to the first full assessment of the disaster released Monday.
WASHINGTON - Tractor-trailer and bus drivers in the United States have suffered seizures, heart attacks or unconscious spells behind the wheel that led to deadly crashes on highways. Hundreds of thousands of drivers carry commercial licenses even though they also qualify for full federal disability payments, according to a new U.S. safety study obtained by The Associated Press.
In its ninth year at the Averitt Center for the Arts, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE!" will give audiences two nights - Tuesday and Wednesday ...
It's time for a reality check Eagle fans.
Georgia Southern ended a losing skid Saturday night in the high desert of New Mexico.
Is it the best of times, or is it the worst of times for Georgia Southern?
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are the NFL's top-scoring team, because of quarterback Matt Ryan's recharged passing attack.
CHICAGO - Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to ...
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Martin Truex Jr. showed up at Talladega Superspeedway determined to be at the front of the field and in control of his chances ...
AUSTIN, Texas - With their red, white and blue tutus and Taylor Swift T-shirts, Rachel Emling and Mikala Crews were everything Formula One wanted at the ...
CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs fans waited 71 years to celebrate a return to the World Series.
NEW YORK - Charles Barkley calls it friendly fire.
The new school year is still fresh and "it" has already begun, "it" being the ongoing effort on the part of schools to persuade parents ...
My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your ...
People who are old and also poor are often noted in these columns. Well, that's proper. A lot of older people do live in ...
During each new season, there are a few dishes I greatly anticipate cooking: Spring beckons salads and grilled vegetables, summer calls for hamburgers, and nothing ...
ATLANTA - Georgians must decide this fall whether the state can take over low-performing schools, a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal but fiercely opposed ...