WASHINGTON - At least 555 people - including more than 100 children - died in all-terrain vehicle accidents in 2006. Government safety officials expect the number to go much higher as they receive information from coroners and hospitals nationwide.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 75-year-old male in reasonably good health. The reason I am writing is to relate a series of events that still puzzles me.
DEAR ABBY: You were right to tell "Just Saying No" (Jan. 16) that his pot-smoking classmates could be headed for addiction or other problems. I worry that marijuana poses more risks to teens than they - or their parents - recognize. More kids need professional help kicking marijuana than for all other drugs combined. It is not a "harmless" drug.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Republican campaign dropout Mitt Romney agreed Thursday to endorse Sen. John McCain for the party's presidential nomination and ask his national convention delegates to swing behind the likely nominee, according to officials familiar with the decision.
LORDSTOWN, Ohio - Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton, criticized for taking corporate special interest contributions, proposed restrictions on a wide array of industries Thursday and stepped up her assault on rival Barack Obama, casting him as the candidate more beholden to corporations.
Mahatma Gandhi said, "Almost anything you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it."
The following is a list of students named to the Honor Roll for the first nine weeks grading period at Portal High School:
The following students have been named to the Headmaster's List (95-100 average) or to the Honor Roll (90-94 average) for the first quarter at Trinity Christian School.
WASHINGTON - A senior Justice Department official told Congress on Thursday that laws and other limits enacted since three terrorism suspects were waterboarded have eliminated the technique from what is now allowed.
The following Stilson Elementary School students have been named to the first nine weeks Honor Roll.
WASHINGTON - Republican nominee-in-waiting John McCain appealed to GOP House members for help rallying conservatives behind him, acknowledging the party must unite if it hopes to match the enthusiasm generated by Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton.
BOGOTA, Colombia - The U.S. ambassador condemned Colombia's main rebel group as ''sick and weak'' on the fifth anniversary Wednesday of its seizure of three American military contractors on a surveillance flight.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I had an echocardiogram done several months ago. My family doctor said I had some minor calcification around the valve in my heart. He said that at my age (71) and being a diabetic (I only take pills), that it would probably outlive me. Can you give me information about this subject?
CANTON, Ohio - Bobby Cutts Jr. admits he killed his pregnant lover and dumped her body. But jurors have to decide whether the former police officer deliberately strangled her, or, as he testified, accidentally killed her with an elbow to the neck.
HOUSTON - German astronaut Hans Schlegel floated out of the international space station for his first spacewalk on Wednesday, two days after an illness forced the shuttle Atlantis crew member to skip an outing to install a new European lab.
After suffering its first loss of the season last week, Screven County bounced back with a vengeance.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech will try to recover from two straight losses and regain offensive momentum on Saturday when it plays North Carolina, which will try ...
ROSEBURG, Ore. - The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an Army boot camp ...
ATHENS, Ga.- They are viewed as nothing more than caretakers, a pair of quarterbacks who mainly need to get their teams in the right play ...
TUCSON, Ariz. - A new bowl game is coming to Arizona Stadium this December.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Jordan Spieth was voted PGA Tour player of the year Friday, giving him a sweep of all the significant awards.
Dr. Maryann Johnson of Kissimmee, Fla., and the Rev. Benny Wilkey of Statesboro are pleased to announce their engagement.
Louise T. Cleland
BROOKLET - Well rested and healthy coming out of their bye week, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will start the sub-region portion of their schedule tonight ...
The Portal Panthers have a chance to turn the tides on the season as they face Claxton at home tonight in the Panthers' first region ...
Bulloch Academy tries to get back on the winning track tonight when the Gators travel to Sandersville to battle the Brentwood War Eagles.
The Blue Devils' 7-6 win over Brunswick last week answered many looming questions the team had to answer. Yes, the team's banged up front ...
I like the letter of James. I like it because he goes straight to the heart of the matter. He is not wishy-washy and writes ...
ROSEBURG, Ore. - A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least a dozen people before dying in a shootout with police ...
ELEUTHERA, Bahamas - Hurricane Joaquin unleashed heavy flooding as it roared through sparsely populated islands in the eastern Bahamas on Thursday as a Category 4 storm ...