WASHINGTON - A growing share of home sales are from foreclosures, especially in states hardest hit by the housing bust. In some parts of California lately, nearly 50 percent of home sales come from foreclosed houses.
BAGHDAD - The speaker of Iraq's fragmented parliament threatened Tuesday to disband the legislature, saying it is so riddled with distrust it appears unable to adopt the budget or agree on a law setting a date for provincial elections.
YANGON, Myanmar - Supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi protested Tuesday to demand democracy in Myanmar, days after the military regime said it would hold elections in 2010 under a new constitution likely to entrench the junta's powerful position.
PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. - Frustrated fire officials are turning to a private firefighting company to help fight the stubborn, high-temperature blaze at a sugar refinery that continues despite the dropping of thousands of gallons of water by a helicopter.
NAIVASHA, Kenya - In a country strangled by anger and fear, it is taking armed escorts and emergency airlifts to make sure that Kenya's most warmhearted export - the rose - arrives in time for Valentine's Day.
BEIJING - Seeking to ferret out online games considered overly violent or unhealthy, China has targeted illegal Web sites, computer markets and Internet cafes as part of a campaign to rein in juvenile crime.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Danish authorities on Tuesday arrested three people suspected of plotting a cartoonist's assassination for his depiction of the Prophet Muhammad wearing a bomb-shaped turban that enraged Muslims two years ago.
HAVANA - A university student and Cuban government officials on Tuesday strongly denied reports that the student was arrested for questioning the Communist country's travel and Internet restrictions last month.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela is ready to cut off oil supplies to the United States if pressed into an ''economic war,'' the country's oil minister said in an interview published Tuesday, echoing a threat by President Hugo Chavez.
JERUSALEM - Israel announced plans Tuesday to build more than 1,000 homes in disputed east Jerusalem, infuriating the Palestinians and triggering a new crisis in already troubled peace talks.
DILI, East Timor - Armored U.N. vehicles guarded East Timor's leaders Tuesday under a state of emergency declared after rebel soldiers critically wounded the Nobel Peace Prize-winning president and fired at the prime minister's convoy.
The Jubalheirs will present a concert on Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at the First Baptist Church of Statesboro. Featured also in the concert will be Jubalheir Handbells.
WASHINGTON - More than half of all veterans who took their own lives after returning from Iraq or Afghanistan were members of the National Guard or Reserves, according to new government data that prompted activists on Tuesday to call for a closer examination of the problem.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Some of the thousands of trailers purchased by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in 2005 after hurricanes tore through the Gulf Coast may finally be put to use to help victims of last week's tornadoes, officials said Tuesday.
Sailing away on a cruise ship with a midnight buffet no longer means waving goodbye to your diet.
PARIS - French police hunted Tuesday for a second terrorist believed to have escaped after the bomb and gun massacres in Paris, while a U.S ...
Mr. Frank Cowart
Results released Monday from the 2014-15 Georgia Milestones tests show that the majority of Bulloch County students, like the majority of their peers across the ...
Ogeechee Technical College and the South Georgia soccer franchise of the Premier Development League, along with The Clubhouse Family Entertainment Center, entered into a Memorandum ...
PARIS - France identified a 27-year-old Belgian who once boasted about killing "infidels" and fought for the Islamic State group in Syria as the mastermind of ...
ANTALYA, Turkey - President Barack Obama on Monday firmly rejected calls for a shift in U.S. strategy against the Islamic State following the Paris attacks ...
NEW YORK - Toys are staging a comeback.
Paula Troupe has joined Queensborough National Bank and Trust Mortgage as a Mortgage Loan Officer, specializing in FHA, VA, and Conventional Loan Financing. Ms Troupe ...
Downtown Statesboro welcomes Gee Da's Table as its newest addition.
A dozen men involved in a fight Friday at the scene of a music video filming face drug, gang and gun charges after members of ...
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew R. Klepchick Jr. of Atlanta announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Pate Klepchick of Atlanta, to Tyler Moggio Forbes, son ...
Question: I cracked a pecan that had three sections inside the shell instead of the normal two. Is this unusual?
Though we were treated to a hint of cooler weather last month, temperatures climbed in recent weeks just to keep us guessing here in south ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at how hard currency was introduced in Georgia and Bulloch County.
Some days - days when I know I will be home, days when I will not be driving - I don't wear my contact lenses.