Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, May 2, 2008
BAGHDAD - The U.S. military fired guided missiles into the heart of Baghdad's teeming Sadr City slum on Saturday, leveling a building 55 yards away from a hospital and injuring nearly two dozen people.
TOPEKA, Kan. - An investigator said he kept edited records from abortion clinics in a Rubbermaid container in his dining room for several weeks. Others, according to testimony, stored them briefly in cars and homes and copied them at a downtown Kinko's.
ATLANTA - Change has been the buzzword this election season. But Georgians aren't likely to see much at the state Capitol.
NEW ORLEANS - The Army Corps of Engineers can be held liable for flood damage caused by a ''hurricane highway,'' a navigation channel that is believed to have funneled Hurricane Katrina's storm surge into the city, a federal judge ruled Friday.
WASHINGTON - Action taken by the Federal Reserve on Friday targeting the global credit crisis, in concert with European central banks, included an injection of cash into the stricken student loan market through a special lending operation.
CHESTER, Va. - Like many boys in the South, Sam White got hooked on the Civil War early, digging up rusting bullets and military buttons in the battle-scarred earth of his hometown.
WASHINGTON - The economy showed off unexpected signs of resilience Friday as job losses slowed, the dollar gained a bit of muscle for a change and there were even indications that food prices may be easing. The unemployment rate dipped, though that may not last.
WASHINGTON - The Arctic will remain on thinning ice, and climate warming is expected to begin affecting the Antarctic also, scientists said Friday.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve and other regulators initiated steps Friday to end ''unfair and deceptive'' credit card industry practices assailing consumers who are already struggling to cope in a bad economy.
LONDON - World powers agreed Friday to try again to lure Iran to the nuclear bargaining table with a repackaged set of carrots to accompany the stick of U.N. sanctions.
Devils drop title game
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's opposition said Friday it was willing to share power with the ruling party, but not with longtime President Robert Mugabe.
SAN'A, Yemen - A bomb rigged to a motorcycle blew up amid a crowd of worshippers leaving Friday prayers at a mosque in a rebel stronghold of northern Yemen, killing at least 18 people and wounding about four dozen, officials said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A U.S. airstrike that killed the suspected al-Qaida leader in Somalia brought warnings of vengeance from Islamic insurgents Friday and the threat of a boycott that could jeopardize peace talks with the U.N.-supported government.
NEW YORK - Opinion polls are one thing, but Nielsen numbers speak more loudly to television executives: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump's ability to pull ...
Even when she was a little girl, Katelyn Stephens knew what she wanted to do with her life. Every step of the way was methodically ...
About 100 members of the Up with People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of
Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the establishment and evolution of the banking system in Georgia and Bulloch County.
The three new boards on the deck are the color of honey. They are planed into barefoot smoothness and stand out against the other boards ...
Question: In the soil under the eaves of my house and toolshed are little funnels my neighbor says are made by "doodlebugs." What exactly are ...
In a recent column, I referred to "attachment parenting babble," which is to say, I called a spade a spade.
Inman E. Beasley
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano spoiled what was expected to be a rout by Joe Gibbs Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.
CHICAGO - Miguel Montero and Jorge Soler broke a tie with back-to-back solo homers to start the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs overcame homers from ...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods couldn't have asked for much more at his first Wyndham Championship.
ATLANTA (AP) - Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct ...
Mr. Ronald DuBois and Mrs. Angie Kimbrell are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Elaine DuBois, to Joshua Tyler ...
CHICAGO - By now, Joe Maddon's Chicago Cubs aren't fazed by an early deficit.