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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A Statesboro man convicted by federal court of possession of firearms by a convicted felon will face prison time as well as fines and other punitive measures.
NEW YORK - An already soaring Wall Street extended its advance Tuesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and assuaged some of the market's fears about the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average shot up more than 330 points, and all the major indexes had gains approaching 3 percent.
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BRUSSELS - Iran responded to incentives aimed at defusing a dispute over the country's nuclear program on Tuesday, the State Department and an EU diplomat said, adding that the response will now be studied by the six nations that devised the package.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - A Pentagon jury was weighing a verdict for a former driver and alleged bodyguard for Osama bin Laden on Tuesday as the U.S. neared completion of its first war crimes trial since World War II.
MOSCOW - For the thousands of Russians who ventured out in a pelting rain to pay tribute to Alexander Solzhenitsyn, his death marked the end of a brave and defiant generation.
EDINBURGH, Scotland - Wildlife researchers said Tuesday that they've discovered 125,000 western lowland gorillas deep in the forests of the Republic of Congo, calling it a major increase in the animal's estimated population.
WASHINGTON - Authorities investigating the 2001 anthrax attacks will begin meeting with victims' families Wednesday to discuss the case, family members said, an indication that some lingering questions in the case may soon be answered.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - A man who witnesses said stabbed, beheaded and cannibalized a fellow traveler on a Greyhound bus immigrated to Canada from China four years ago and worked for a time as a church custodian, the pastor who employed him said.
BAGHDAD - Roadside bombs killed two U.S. soldiers and at least nine Iraqis Monday in Baghdad and surrounding areas, officials said.
SANTOKHGARH, India - Mukesh Chabba lit the funeral pyre on which seven of his relatives - including his wife and daughter - were cremated Monday, the day after a stampede at a remote mountaintop Hindu temple killed 145 people.
The Portal boys couldn't finish the season sweep against Woodville-Tompkins Friday night, falling to the Grizzlies 50-38 at home.
WASHINGTON - Traffic deaths surged about 8 percent in the first nine months of last year, continuing an alarming upward spiral that may be partially explained ...
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ATLANTA - Voters would decide whether to legalize the growth and distribution of marijuana in Georgia for medical use under a proposal introduced Thursday in the ...
Elizabeth McKenney Castleberry
Statesboro wrestling is not an old program nor a traditionally successful one, making this season a special sort of anomaly.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Bruce Arena realizes he has very little time to get back into his groove with the U.S. national team. After all ...
FRISCO, Texas - Ezekiel Elliott was in the original group of college players to go through something resembling the NFL playoffs when Ohio State won the ...
The Scottish Heritage Society of Southeast Georgia will hold its 14th annual Robert Burns Supper to commemorate the 258th birthday of Scotland's famous poet.
A Tuesday afternoon press conference at The Clubhouse brought about the word that Ben Freakley would no longer be the head coach of Tormenta FC.
It's so rare in the realm of sports that a brand new franchise can just pop up in year one and find success on ...
ATLANTA - The Board of Regents has approved a new round of consolidations affecting four universities in southern Georgia.
Chandler Dennard and Darron Burnette attend the Heritage Golf Tournament each year. But a few years ago, they came away with much more than an ...
Ann Akins Glisson
ATLANTA - As Gov. Nathan Deal touted progress in improving Georgia highways, House Speaker David Ralston said Tuesday he wants to take a serious look at ...