According to family columnist Dolores Curran, a good family used to be one "That was self-sufficient, didn't ask for help from others, supported its institutions, was never tainted with failure, starved before it went on welfare and met all the criteria of good families as determined by community and church."
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's junta kept a French navy ship laden with aid waiting outside its maritime border on Saturday, and showed off neatly laid out state relief camps to diplomats.
Mr. and Mrs. Danny Tremble of Brooklet are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Sherrel Tremble, to Orrin Michael Hamer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Veronica Hamer of Orlando, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis and Sherry Aviles of Richmond, Va.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Islamic insurgents in Somalia seized a major agricultural center overnight, sending hundreds of people fleeing, a human rights leader said Saturday.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Mary Elizabeth Wallace and Lawson Newman Deal.
DETROIT - American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings Inc. boosted its wage offer and increased the payments it will give workers to take a wage cut as part of a tentative agreement that could settle an 11-week strike by the United Auto Workers union, a person briefed on the deal said Saturday.
DENVER - Picking a winner of the presidential contest is front and center at what's being billed as the largest astrologers' convention in years.
DONGHEKOU, China - Two rivers blocked by landslides threatened to flood towns shattered by China's massive earthquake, sending thousands of survivors fleeing Saturday in a region still staggering from the country's worst disaster in 30 years.
CHENGDU, China - As Huang Siyu ran down the stairs of her school after the powerful earthquake, the building collapsed and her teacher was killed. A chunk of falling debris crushed the fifth grader's left leg, and her schoolmates dragged her to safety.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Zimbabwe's opposition leader was on the way to the airport when word came that assassins were awaiting him in his homeland Saturday, derailing plans for his return.
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - President Bush said Saudi Arabia's small increase in oil production will not solve soaring U.S. fuel prices, but he defended the wealthy kingdom Saturday against American lawmakers ''screaming the loudest'' for Riyadh to open its spigots.
Alexis Lewis became the bride of Abram Taylor during a 3 p.m. ceremony held on February 16, 2008, at the Trinity Presbyterian Church. Pastor Roland Barnes officiated.
WASHINGTON - When President Bush, once a Texas oilman, asked Saudi Arabia to pump more crude, he may have forgotten that the Saudis have a long memory. And that made it a good bet his mission this past week would produce a dry hole.
LAFAYETTE, La. - Six cars of a freight train derailed early Saturday, including one that began leaking hydrochloric acid, causing thousands of people to evacuate homes, businesses and two nursing homes within one mile of the wreck.
ANGELS CAMP, Calif. - State investigators were trying to determine what caused a spinning carnival ride at a county fair to collapse and injure all 24 people aboard.
ATLANTA - The daughter of a northeast Georgia man suspected of shooting five people to death before killing himself says her father was a "ticking time ...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart has been cleared to return to racing and will be back in his car Friday at Richmond International Raceway.
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown or lay ...
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ATLANTA - Clayton Kershaw didn't have his best stuff. Even tried a blooper pitch.
PHILADELPHIA - Desperate for a franchise quarterback, the Philadelphia Eagles can get their man. Soon.
WASHINGTON - Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist who was born a slave, will stand with George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin among the iconic faces ...
ATLANTA - Tyler Flowers went 4 for 4 and drove in three runs, Mallex Smith had three RBIs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles ...
PORTAL - One of the smallest schools in all of Georgia is quickly becoming a big name in girls' golf.