WASHINGTON - The Pentagon has ordered roughly 1,250 Marines serving as trainers for the Afghan security forces to stay on the warfront almost a month longer to continue a mission that military leaders say is a top priority, according to a senior military official.
CHICAGO - Severe thunderstorms plowed across the Midwest during the night, ripping roofs from buildings, chasing people to shelter and blacking out thousands of homes and businesses.
ST. LOUIS - Three tigers attacked a worker at an exotic animal park in southwestern Missouri on Monday - the state's second tiger attack in as many days.
English naturalist John Ray, who died in 1705, said, "Let him make use of instinct who cannot make use of reason."
Don't judge the year ahead by negative occurrences of the past, especially where your social life is concerned. There is a strong possibility that several casual acquaintances you make will grow into enviable friendships.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve, caught between mounting job losses and rising inflation, is likely to sit tight and hope that the interest rate cuts it has already provided will be enough to heal a sick economy.
It may not be as big as 7-7-7, but thousands of couples are heading down the aisle Friday, hoping the date Aug. 8, 2008, brings them luck and an easy to remember anniversary date.
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Manitoba - A man accused of beheading and cannibalizing another passenger on a Greyhound bus in Canada pleaded Tuesday in court for someone to ''please kill me,'' and was ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
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A Statesboro man convicted by federal court of possession of firearms by a convicted felon will face prison time as well as fines and other punitive measures.
NEW YORK - An already soaring Wall Street extended its advance Tuesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and assuaged some of the market's fears about the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average shot up more than 330 points, and all the major indexes had gains approaching 3 percent.
(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.)
BRUSSELS - Iran responded to incentives aimed at defusing a dispute over the country's nuclear program on Tuesday, the State Department and an EU diplomat said, adding that the response will now be studied by the six nations that devised the package.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - A Pentagon jury was weighing a verdict for a former driver and alleged bodyguard for Osama bin Laden on Tuesday as the U.S. neared completion of its first war crimes trial since World War II.
MOSCOW - For the thousands of Russians who ventured out in a pelting rain to pay tribute to Alexander Solzhenitsyn, his death marked the end of a brave and defiant generation.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama called on the nation Monday to support and listen to its law enforcement officers as he bestowed the Medal of Valor ...
MIAMI - The mosquitoes that can spread Zika are already buzzing among us. The United States government could use some help figuring out exactly where.
After 45 years of local ownership, the Mooney family has announced the sale of Willingway Hospital to Summit BHC, a leading provider of addiction treatment ...
Reinhardt University in Waleska, Ga., announced that Abigail Taylor Sneathen graduated Summa Cum Laude during graduation exercises May 6. Abi is a 2012 graduate of ...
Mr. Carl Gerard Brister
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Jason Day saw The Players Championship at its easiest and toughest, all in the span of nine hours Saturday on what ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson fell in love with Dover the first time he turned a lap at the track in the late 1990s.
The third time's a charm for the Portal Panthers girls' golf team.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Foltynewicz pitched the best game of his young career and it came against the defending World Series champions.
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used ...
Statesboro police are investigating a deadly shooting at Connection Apartments on Stambuck Lane Friday night.
Mr. George Harold "PA" Miller Jr.
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson on Friday became the first woman to lead a top-tier U.S. warfighting command ...
"Chicken Salad on white, tea, half sweet and half not" is how Mary Eason identifies Dr. Billy Nessmith when he walks in The Soda Shoppe ...
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