CHICAGO - United Airlines said Wednesday that it's cutting up to 1,100 more jobs, removing an additional 70 fuel-guzzling airplanes from its fleet and slashing domestic capacity as it tries to cope with spiraling fuel prices.
BAGHDAD - A tractor-trailer loaded with Shiite militia rockets accidentally exploded Wednesday in a densely populated area of northeast Baghdad, killing 18 people and wounding 75, the U.S. military said. It was the deadliest explosion in Baghdad in more than two months.
LOS ANGELES - Ed McMahon, who for decades appeared as Johnny Carson's sidekick on ''The Tonight Show,'' is fighting to avoid foreclosure on his multimillion-dollar Beverly Hills home, according to published reports.
DUJIANGYAN, China - Authorities cordoned off some schools that collapsed in last month's mighty earthquake, keeping out grieving parents and reporters Wednesday in a sign that Beijing was becoming increasingly nervous over accusations of shoddy construction.
PARIS - The bride said she was a virgin. When her new husband discovered that was a lie, he went to court to annul the marriage - and a French judge agreed.
YANGON, Myanmar - U.S. Navy ships laden with relief supplies will steam away from Myanmar's coast Thursday, their helicopters barred by the ruling junta even though millions of cyclone survivors need food, shelter or medical care.
WASHINGTON - Worker productivity increased at a faster pace in the first three months of this year than previously estimated, while wage pressures moderated.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's king urged a gathering of Muslim scholars Wednesday to open religious dialogue with Christians and Jews. But politics intruded as a senior Iranian figure said the Islamic world should stand up to the U.S. and its ''international arrogance.''
HARTFORD, Conn. - Passing notes in study hall or getting your best friend to ask a boy if he likes you or, you know, LIKES you, is so last century. Nowadays, teenagers are snapping naked pictures of themselves on their cell phones and sending them to their boyfriends and girlfriends.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Georgia Southern's Chris Shehan and Statesboro High's Tony Hill have a more than favorable shot at being drafted in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft, which begins today.
Shehan plans to spend today on a golf course near his home in Pennsylvania with his older brother and father, who can hopefully distract him from the baseball world.
WASHINGTON - The Senate Wednesday approved a $3.1 trillion election-year Democratic budget blueprint that leaves to the next president the task of sorting out a host of fiscal problems.
ROME - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer said Wednesday that progress is being made at a U.N. summit on determining the role that biofuels are playing in driving up food prices to the point of provoking riots in some countries.
NAIROBI, Kenya - Somalia is facing its worst humanitarian crisis in a decade, and the situation is deteriorating, an international aid agency said Wednesday.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Archie Manning speaks deliberately and carefully when addressing whether his 39-year-old son, Peyton, might be playing his final NFL game when he ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman's slow-healing right wrist finally is pain-free, allowing the Braves first baseman to take swings on back-to-back days this week for ...
MELBOURNE, Australia - After all the advice that Steffi Graf gave her, AngeliqueKerber was able to return a favor to the retired champion on Saturday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - More than 1 million low-income residents in 21 states could soon lose their government food stamps if they fail to meet work ...
LONDON - The IOC advised national Olympic committees on Friday to follow the World Health Organization's guidance on dealing with the Zika virus ahead of ...
MELBOURNE, Australia - Andy Murray arrived at the Australian Open fully prepared to become a father before becoming champion.
SAN DIEGO - Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos said Friday that the team will play in San Diego in 2016, and he'll work with politicians and ...
Mr. William E. Brown Sr.
Socrates said, "Know yourself."
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Statesboro celebrated their new home Sunday with an emotional dedication service amid hopes of spreading "more love, justice and peace."
Dr. Steve Perry, a strident advocate for education revolution and founder and principal of the Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Conn., came to Georgia ...
"Dreamgirls" may just knock your socks off!
BURNS, Ore. - A day after eight members of an armed anti-government group were arrested, their jailed leader on Wednesday urged a handful of remaining militants ...
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