DETROIT - The City Council narrowly approved taking the first step Tuesday toward removing Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick over explicit text messages to a former aide, but one council member's possible change of heart could scuttle the measure.
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. - Hundreds of Marines were conducting a combat training mission in the Mojave Desert when an air patrol spotted something kicking up dust: A civilian pickup truck speeding across the barren landscape.
SENECA, Mo. - Another round of storms moved Tuesday into tornado-ravaged areas of Missouri, Arkansas and several other states where residents are still picking up from the weekend's killer twisters.
WASHINGTON - The Senate agreed Tuesday to write off - and hand over to taxpayers - more than $17 billion in debt that a FEMA flood insurance program accumulated after being devastated by Katrina and other 2005 hurricanes.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Pentagon must focus on current war demands, even if it means straining the U.S. armed forces and devoting less time and money on future threats, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday.
PALM BAY, Fla. - Investigators searched Tuesday for one or more arsonists believed to have started nine wildfires that have destroyed or damaged about 100 homes on Florida's Atlantic coast, and crews continued to battle the blazes.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - One earned a football scholarship years after burns and lung damage kept him in the hospital for two months. Another poured her grief into preventing other alcohol-fueled crashes and became president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. A third began speaking publicly about the tragedy only after two decades of staring at scars in the mirror.
JAIPUR, India - Bombs ripped through crowded parts of an ancient city in western India on Tuesday, killing at least 45 people and wounding 100 others, police and hospital officials said.
CHENGDU, China - All the pandas at the world's most famous panda preserve were reported safe late Tuesday, more than a day after China's worst earthquake in three decades closed off the remote, mountainous area.
YANGON, Myanmar - Many cyclone victims are getting spoiled or poor-quality food from Myanmar's junta instead of the enriched supplies being delivered by foreign governments and charities, victims and aid workers said Tuesday.
TAMPA, Fla. - Robert Rauschenberg, whose use of odd and everyday articles earned him a reputation as a pioneer in pop art but whose talents spanned the worlds of painting, sculpture and dance, has died, his gallery representative said Tuesday. He was 82.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese army expanded its troop deployment to tense areas around the country Tuesday, saying its soldiers would use force if needed to impose order after clashes between the U.S.-backed government and Hezbollah-led opposition.
JUYUAN, China - The high school students were settling in to afternoon arts and humanities classes when the massive quake struck. The school collapsed so rapidly - one floor ''pancaking'' atop another - that there was practically no time to escape.
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia extradited 14 paramilitary warlords to the United States on Tuesday on charges related to drug trafficking, saying they violated the peace pact under which they demobilized.
WASHINGTON - Turmoil in financial markets has eased somewhat, but the situation is still ''far from normal,'' Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules issued Wednesday by the Obama administration.
A cross-country 5K race to benefit Broken Shackle Ranch Joseph House and Fostering Bulloch's 7th Mile Farm is slated for Saturday, and organizers hope ...
The Bulloch County Extension Service and Bulloch County 4-H will host its annual rabies clinic Saturday. Vaccinations will cost $10 each.
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's 2016 signing class received a late boost Wednesday with the addition of New Manchester High School running back Brian Herrien.
Southern Cruisers will host its 25th anniversary edition car and truck show Saturday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds, with vendors, door prizes, valve-cover races and ...
VILLANOVA, Pa. - Fredi Gonzalez brought two bottles of wine and knocked on the hotel room door of Atlanta general manager John Coppolella for a late-night ...
PITTSBURGH - Julio Teheran allowed five hits in 7 2/3 crisp innings and theAtlanta Braves gave Brian Snitker his first victory as interim manager with ...
CHICAGO - Almost half of all heart attacks cause no obvious symptoms, yet they can still be life-threatening, according to research on more than 9,000 ...
WASHINGTON - Genetically manipulated food remains generally safe for humans and the environment, a high-powered science advisory board declared in a report Tuesday.
New Hope United Methodist Church will hold a Spring Fling benefit Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The community is ...
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PITTSBURGH - Matt Joyce homered among his three hits and drove in three runs, Gregory Polanco had three hits and three runs scored, and Jon Niese ...
It might be hard to believe that the ending of a low-level race three years ago had such a profound effect on Kyle Larson that ...
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Nothing is good enough for Jason Day.