KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. troops abandoned a remote outpost in eastern Afghanistan where militants killed nine American soldiers this week and insurgents briefly overran the area, officials said Wednesday, underlining the difficulties faced by forces in the border region.
BERLIN - Nikolay Sazhin almost knocked out his opponent with a blow to the chin in the second round. But he had to take the queen to win the match.
CHICAGO - So why did officer Grace Delgado try to cross the road? To remind motorists that they must stop whenever someone steps off the curb into a crosswalk.
BEIJING - Responding to a fresh wave of unrest as China gears up to host the Olympics next month, the communist leadership has told local leaders to be on alert to public grievances and find ways to resolve them.
JERUSALEM - A New York fundraiser and a Las Vegas gambling czar have become major headaches for Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, raising new questions about the relationship between Jewish Americans and the Jewish state.
SAN FRANCISCO - Fire crews started a controlled burn in the Los Padres National Forest in hopes of halting the massive blaze's spread through the ravaged hills of the central California coast.
NEW YORK - Oil prices settled sharply lower for the second time in a row Wednesday, leaving crude more than $10 cheaper in just two days of frenzied trading and prompting speculation that the hard-charging market may be running out of steam.
BOGOTA, Colombia - A member of the military mission that tricked Colombian rebels into freeing 15 hostages wore the insignia of the International Red Cross during the operation, President Alvaro Uribe said Wednesday.
MADISON, Wis. - A lawsuit brought against two Roman Catholic dioceses by five men sexually abused by a Catholic school teacher was dismissed Wednesday by the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
RIDGE, Md. - Chesapeake Bay crabber Paul Kellam has advice for the teenage boys who help tend his traps every summer: You better have a backup plan.
BOSTON - Gay couples from across the country are one step closer to a Massachusetts wedding.
ATLANTA - Vernon Jones and Jim Martin are limbering up for a three-week sprint to the finish line in Georgia's Democratic race for the U.S. Senate.
When Sue Oliver came to Statesboro in 1969, she was unaware of the impact she would make on the community. Her efforts have helped those around her understand and appreciate the value of art and ithe influence it can have on life. Oliver's support, dedication and passion for the visual arts and the Averitt Center for Arts have earned her the recognition as the 2008 Volunteer of the Year.
BOSTON - Gay couples from across the country may soon be welcome to be married in Massachusetts.
SYDNEY, Australia - More than 100,000 Roman Catholic pilgrims from around the world swarmed Sydney Harbor on Tuesday, waving the flags of their countries and singing as they awaited a Mass opening the World Youth Day festival.
ATLANTA - As he awaits word on Atlanta's bid for to host a Super Bowl,Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Monday construction of the ...
SAVANNAH - Conservationists anticipate another strong year for nesting by rare sea turtles on the coasts of Georgia and the Carolinas after nest totals last year ...
WASHINGTON - The U.S. military acted properly on the night of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, according to leaked testimony from a retired ...
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.