WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson lay in critical condition but was described as recovering Thursday after emergency overnight surgery to repair bleeding inside his brain. His illness raised questions over whether the Democrats would hold their newly won control of the Senate.
Sylvania's Orinthal Striggles and Statesboro's Kathy Wiegand were the overall male and female winners of the 5th annual Jingle Bell Reindeer 5K Run recently.
Teen is clocked driving 142 mph. while trying to avoid angering parents
DEAR DR. GOTT: My mother-in-law suffers from Alzheimer's disease. I am her primary caregiver. That's 24 hours a day, seven days a week. She no longer recognizes her family and friends. She can't dress or bathe herself. All she does all day long is sit in front of the television. She can still walk and talk, but it's constantly rambling words. I have heard that people go through different stages with this disease, and eventually go back to their childhood years. She talks about her mom and dad all the time. They have been deceased for ...
DEAR ABBY: Not long ago you wrote a column that mentioned funny names that match people's occupations. I am submitting two more: Prior to our wedding, my husband and I had the state-required blood tests. They were administered by a Dr. Fix. (We later read that Dr. Fix was caught giving himself one, and was arrested on drug charges.) The minister who married us was aptly named Dr. Comfort. - ANN B., ARCHER, FLA.
TV critic Harriet van Horne wrote, "There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, offers more entertainment than the TV set."
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The year ahead may hold a great deal of accelerated activity and travel. Although you may not go anyplace of great distance or import, you'll do quite a bit of running around and have lots of fun adventures in the process.
I felt weak, sweaty and restless. My throat was sore. I coughed. The medication made me tense. I slept fitfully. When I finally dozed off, the phone rang.
ATLANTA - Nearly 10 years after the death of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, her father says he still believes the case will be resolved.
WASHINGTON - More than 1,200 people were arrested in meatpacking plants in six states during raids that federal officials said amounted to the largest-ever workplace crackdown on illegal immigration.
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - Nearly 3,000 pilots, their families and other officials gathered Wednesday for a rally to support keeping Delta Air Lines an independent carrier based in Atlanta.
CHICAGO - A long-anticipated consolidation of U.S. airlines could mean higher fares for travelers as overlapping routes are eliminated, experts said Wednesday as talk of likely deals reverberated throughout the industry.
HUALAPAI INDIAN RESERVATION, Ariz. - A struggling Indian tribe is hoping to change its fortunes by luring tourists out over the edge of the Grand Canyon on a glass-bottom observation deck 4,000 feet above the Colorado River.
WASHINGTON - Treatment with antidepressants increases the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior in patients up to age 24, according to proposed changes to the drugs' labels unveiled Wednesday by health officials.
I know exactly when I fell in love with sports.
"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil" (Ephesians 6:10–11).
Federal land managers confirmed Saturday that they released all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.
On July 27, 1993, Jordan Spieth was born.
On Saturday at Georgia Southern's annual Blue and White game at Paulson Stadium, they didn't keep score.
ATHENS - An injury late last season gave Hutson Mason a head start on replacing record-setting Aaron Murray as Georgia's quarterback.
Spring election season is just about here.
After four days of filming, the 15-minute video Connection Church plans to use during its Easter services is ready.
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RALEIGH, N.C. - A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after authorities say he used a mobile phone to help orchestrate the abduction of a prosecutor's father.
ORLAND, Calif. - A couple said a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a median, sideswiped their car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, adding a new twist to the investigation of a crash that killed 10 people.
Gary W. "Gabo" Iler
DARLINGTON, S.C. - Kevin Harvick won his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday as he looks to chase his first Southern 500.
Georgia Southern's spring game isn't just a dress rehearsal for the players, or a showcase for the fans.
A patron asks, "Is that Bubba?"