SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday proposed $4.4 billion in new taxes and a similar amount in spending cuts to deal with California's worsening fiscal crisis, saying, ''We must stop the bleeding.''
NEW YORK - Wall Street plunged for a second day, triggered by computer gear maker Cisco Systems warning of slumping demand and retailers reporting weak sales for October. Concerns about widespread economic weakness sent the major stock indexes down more than 4 percent Thursday, including the Dow Jones industrial average, which tumbled more than 430 points.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Aging, frail survivors of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor gingerly sifted dirt as they helped to break ground on a new visitor's center for the USS Arizona Memorial.
BAGHDAD - The U.S. responded Thursday to Iraqi proposals for changes in the draft security pact that would keep American troops here for three more years, saying it now considers the text final and it is up to Iraq's government to push the process to approval.
NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors said Thursday that they will not bring criminal charges against Eliot Spitzer for his role in a prostitution scandal, removing a legal cloud that has surrounded the former governor since his epic downfall eight months ago.
MOSCOW - Russia's constitution will be amended by year's end to extend the presidential term to six years, lawmakers promised Thursday - a move that could pave the way for Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin.
ATLANTA - The last seat of the new Senate will likely be determined by a runoff in Georgia, where Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss apparently came just short of winning enough votes to send him to a second term.
Noel Coward said, "My dear boy, forget about the motivation. Just say the lines and don't trip over the furniture."
DES MOINES, Iowa - Kosher slaughterhouse Agriprocessors has filed for bankruptcy court protection, blaming its financial difficulties on the May immigration raid on its Iowa plant in which more than 300 people were arrested.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, November 5, 2008
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have had a high cholesterol level for several years. As a 67-year-old female, I try to eat responsibly and really feel my condition is hereditary since my two sisters have the same problem. Whatever the cause, my doctor put me on Vytorin to help lower my levels. Is he on the right track, and should I go along with his recommendation, or is there something better out there to get my levels under control?
BAGHDAD - Wasan Salah hopes Barack Obama will win the presidency because ''he wants to withdraw the troops.'' An Iraqi Christian woman thinks he will too - and so she's rooting for John McCain.
KISUMU, Kenya - Africans flocked to all-night parties, set off fireworks and hoisted cans of ''Senator'' beer Tuesday, determined to celebrate a moment in history as Barack Obama tried to become the first black American president.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Gen. David Petraeus, the new chief of the U.S. Central Command who is credited with turning the tide in Iraq, took a firsthand look at the war in Afghanistan on Tuesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing ...
DENVER - Weed is winning in the polls, with a solid majority of Americans saying marijuana should be legal. But does that mean the federal government ...
Two 18-wheeler trucks collided Friday on a busy highway, but only minor injuries - those of a passenger in one truck - were reported.
The Averitt Center for the Arts is teaming up with Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art to showcase original art by ...
Downtown merchants can sometimes predict how busy their day is going to be based on how strong the aroma from the barbecue cooking pit at ...
The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized Statesboro attorney Josh D. Tucker as one of 2016's "10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for ...
Nicholas Frank George
SAVANNAH - Since arriving at Georgia Southern, head coach Mark Byington has preached the importance of relentless and aggressive defense.
LONDON - In an instant, Paul Lake's mind goes back more than three decades to a soccer field in Manchester and Barry Bennell's tricks ...
ATLANTA - A person familiar with the situation says the Atlanta Braves have agreed to an $11.5 million, two-year contract with utility player Sean Rodriguez.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers plan to close a gap in state law that led a divided Court of Appeals to find a man didn't do ...
HAVANA (AP) - Fidel Castro, who led his bearded rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S ...
Ralph Macauley Andrews
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Once they were eliminated from their respective conference races, Georgia and Georgia Tech began focusing on other goals.
ATLANTA (AP) - After a week off, the Atlanta Falcons feel their best is yet to come.