WASHINGTON - President Bush vetoed the $300 billion farm bill on Wednesday, calling it a tax increase on regular Americans at a time of high food prices in the face of a near-certain override by Congress.
WASHINGTON - President Bush on Wednesday signed legislation to protect people from losing their jobs or health insurance when genetic testing reveals they are susceptible to costly diseases.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday sharply lowered its projection for economic growth this year, citing blows from the housing and credit debacles along with zooming energy prices. It also expects higher unemployment and inflation.
BERLIN - The Berlin Philharmonic should be able to resume playing concerts at its landmark home in downtown Berlin as soon as early June, orchestra officials said Wednesday, the day after a fire tore through the building's roof.
WASHINGTON - Congress has renewed and approved a bigger budget for a joint private-public program that has helped rescue more than 100,000 missing children since it was created in 1984.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Edward Kennedy's diagnosis of a malignant brain tumor left Congress this week without its best dealmaker as well as its boldest liberal, a politician known simultaneously for his staunch left-wing positions and for his willingness to work with right-wing lawmakers to get legislation passed.
WASHINGTON - Top executives of the five largest oil companies tried to shift anger over high prices to a debate over supplies Wednesday, leading a senator to accuse them of acting like ''hapless victims'' while racking up record profits.
JERUSALEM - Israel and Syria unexpectedly announced Wednesday the resumption of peace talks after an eight-year break, saying they have been speaking indirectly through Turkish mediators ''in order to achieve the goal of comprehensive peace.''
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday May 21, 2008
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BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's feuding factions reached a breakthrough deal Wednesday that ends the country's 18-month political stalemate, but also gives the militant Hezbollah group and its allies veto over any government decision.
NEW YORK - Hamburgers and hot dogs? Check. Lighter fluid? Check. Beer? Check. More money?
FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines said Wednesday it plans to charge passengers $15 for the first checked bag, cut domestic flights and eliminate possibly thousands of jobs, as it grapples with record-high fuel prices.
Marcus Valerius Martialis, who died in A.D. 103, asked, "Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men."
In order to be successful in the year ahead, it will be important not to take on more than you can handle. Focus on goals or objectives one at a time, and try to select those that are free from troublesome distractions.
Following the end of the region 3-3A tournament Wednesday night, all four qualified schools in Bulloch County were cemented in their seeds in the GHSA ...
In the fall of 2015, the Georgia Southern Sport Management program lost its leader and 16-year veteran professor when Dr. Willie Burden passed away.
Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell
The sixth annual Spring into Statesboro will offer outdoor activities for children and families in downtown Statesboro from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m ...
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Mr. Michael A. "Tony" Hicks
Though a steady shower eventually washed out what should have been a 16-0 win for Southeast Bulloch, it did nothing to dampen their spirits now ...
The Statesboro girls soccer team had their first region title since 1999 dead in their sights, but on Tuesday night the trophy just barely slipped ...
Friends of community activist, successful businesswoman and long-time Bulloch County resident Trish Tootle surprised her Monday night with a 60th birthday "roast" to benefit Ogeechee ...
Anne Tootle Browning
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch boys and girls track and field teams each finished second in their region meets last season, but reclaimed their thrones as ...
When Statesboro High girls soccer last won a region championship, none of the current roster was even aware of the concept of soccer.
Beginning on Monday, track and field championships have kicked into high gear across the state. That's no exception for the schools here in Bulloch ...
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman said Dansby Swanson was the perfect choice to hit with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth ...
CLEVELAND - In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, "I snapped, I just snapped." But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of ...