NEW YORK - If they pay attention to it at all, many people view the water off Manhattan's East Side as a flat, even boring expanse stretching under a series of bridges.
Ancient maps often labeled uncharted, unexplored regions with the simple phrase, "Where Dragons Lie."
HOUSTON - The father of two missing children has led investigators to the children's charred remains, police said Saturday.
TEL AVIV, Israel - Safety pins and screws are still lodged in 15-year-old Ami Ortiz's body three months after he opened a booby-trapped gift basket sent to his family. The explosion severed two toes, damaged his hearing and harmed a promising basketball career.
The injuries and intrigue, passion for fashion, disdain for the tennis grind and insistence on go-for-broke strokes - all in the context of a friendly sibling rivalry - make even Mom reluctant to predict what the Williams sisters might do next.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Same-sex couples across California exchanged vows and wedding bands on the first weekend since the state began allowing gays and lesbians to legally marry.
NEW LONDON, Conn. - A small house that was once at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court decision on government seizure of private property has found a safe haven.
FOLEY, Mo. - Amid the battle to hold back the swollen Mississippi River, some towns in northeastern Missouri and Illinois got an unwelcome surprise Saturday as river levels rose higher than projected.
(Note: This is the second of a three-part series about Bulloch County residents who fought in the Civil War.)
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Denmark of Brooklet announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lorene of Atlanta, to Eric Allen Schrepel, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Schrepel.
GARMSER, Afghanistan - U.S. Marines are trading gunfire and artillery shells with Taliban militants in the volatile southern province of Helmand, the world's largest poppy growing region.
WASHINGTON - Two weeks after being ousted, Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne said Friday he had a ''difference in philosophy'' with his boss, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, on numerous issues - not just on the nuclear slip-up that Gates said was his reason for removing Wynne.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday joined four other states in calling for a national convention on amending the U.S. Constitution to bring about ...
ATLANTA - Georgia law doesn't require religious officials to perform same-sex marriages, and a bill making that clear is moving through the Georgia House.
Statesboro police arrested a Brooklet man Wednesday believed to have robbed a convenience store as well as an individual last week.
Pine Shores Presbyterian Church has asked me to teach a class for the next month and a half leading up to Palm Sunday. It's ...
Melvin Joseph "Frenchie" Fortin Sr.
For many, national signing day is a chance to see what new additions will bolster their favorite college team. However, for some, national signing day ...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The last time the world saw John Elway in a Broncos uniform, he was facing the stands, both hands aloft, holding his ...
Imagine a world where the name Scott Norwood evokes awe in Buffalo, not "aww, dude."
SAN FRANCISCO - For a guy who loved a good party, it's hard to imagine Ken Stabler ever thought he'd be crashing one this ...
Correctly spelling "oubliette" and "corsair" earned Eric Lim, a fifth-grade student at Brooklet Elementary School, the title of 2016 Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion on ...
Ralph C. Beard Jr.
At the beginning of the season, plenty of naysayers counted the Portal Panthers out after losing a sizeable senior class the year prior. The Panthers ...
In the wacky world of recruiting, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh sleeping over at a prospect's house somehow makes perfect sense.
ATHENS, Ga. - Trick-shot specialist J.J. Frazier scored all of his 13 points in the second half and then joined his teammates in the postgame ...
Mrs. Lois Yvonne Creel Burke