WASHINGTON - Dale Metta, who manages a gun shop just outside the District of Columbia limits in Maryland, has had to turn away dozens of city residents wanting to buy handguns in recent days. Never mind that the U.S. Supreme Court just struck down Washington's 32-year-old ban on possessing handguns.
WASHINGTON - The government on Saturday increased the number of people reported being sickened in a record salmonella outbreak in which tomatoes are the leading suspect although investigators are testing other types of fresh produce.
PITTSBURGH - They were precocious toddlers, both blond-haired and blue-eyed, separated by a thousand miles between Miami and a small Kentucky town.
WASHINGTON - Democrats bent on showing they can govern and Republicans anxious about a sour re-election climate are pushing a pared-down summer agenda in Congress. Lawmakers want to try to save homeowners from foreclosure, avert Medicare cuts and give the government power to spy on suspected terrorists.
EDITOR'S NOTE - On May 19, The Associated Press reported on the hidden history of mass executions by South Korea early in the Korean War. The following report looks in depth at the U.S. connection.
CINCINNATI - Marty Boyer's carefully maintained sport utility vehicle growled more like a dragster than a 2001 Honda Passport when he turned the key.
DEAR ABBY: "Robert" and I have been married seven years and have two sons, ages 1 and 3. Something is bothering me that didn't before - Robert's driving. My husband speeds, tailgates, honks his horn to make others go faster and uses racial epithets. If I say anything to him, he accuses me of not trusting him or says I'm looking for something to complain about.
WREXHAM, Wales - During a bustling lunch hour in this Welsh commuter town, 25-year-old Richard Williams is one of the few who pause to look at properties for sale in a real-estate agent's window - and he isn't buying.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A suicide bomber targeted police officers in Pakistan's capital Sunday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens while thousands of Islamists marked the one-year anniversary of a deadly military crackdown on a mosque nearby.
BAGHDAD - Don't try to convince Taha Yassin that Iraq's power shortages are finally easing: His children cry each night when the fan cuts off and the house heats up.
WASHINGTON - Things in the U.S. sure are tough. Brother, can you spare a euro?
Primo Levi, an Italian who wrote two interesting books about his time in Auschwitz and his even lengthier trip home after the war ended, claimed: "The aims of life are the best defense against death."
Whenever you are confronted with serious challenges in the year ahead, you will solve them by using your ingenuity and resourcefulness, along with collected knowledge. By combining these things, you will amaze others as well as yourself.
SHANGHAI, China - For a vivid insight into the clash of old and new in China, follow the bicycle.
LONDON - The parents of a French student savagely stabbed to death in London called Sunday for his killer or killers to turn themselves in, and urged the British people to help police solve the crime.
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.
Q: My just-turned 3-year-old daughter has started biting other children in her preschool program. I put her in for three mornings a week thinking she ...
Statesboro High School's musical theatre classes will present "High School Musical" Thursday, Nov. 19, in the school's fine arts auditorium. The first show ...
Mankind has always been interested - even fascinated - with the possibility of speaking with the dead, even by occult means. This interest is not tolerated in ...
Mr. Thomas Melton Boatright
PARIS - The Eiffel Tower stood dark in a symbol of mourning Saturday night as France struggled to absorb the deadliest violence on its soil since ...