NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - General Electric Co. said Friday that it plans to sell or spin off its iconic appliance business that for a century sold refrigerators, air conditioners and ovens for millions of homes.
LOS ANGELES - Faced with drought and a jump in consumption, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has called for cleansing sewage for drinking water and imposing restrictions for watering lawns and washing driveways.
YANGON, Myanmar - The official death toll from Cyclone Nargis has nearly doubled to almost 78,000 and another 56,000 people remain missing two weeks after the devastating storm, state television reported Friday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Back in the day of chain gangs, Alabama passed a law that gave sheriffs $1.75 a day to feed each prisoner in their jails, and the sheriffs got to pocket anything that was left over.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Olympic gold medalist Tim Montgomery's once-celebrated life continued its long downward spiral Friday when a federal judge sentenced the former ''world's fastest man'' to nearly four years in prison for dealing in bad checks.
PHOENIX - A suspected serial predator accused of sexually assaulting four women, killing two of them, was described by co-workers as a polite, soft-spoken car salesman who mostly kept to himself.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Responding to the suicide of a Missouri teenager who was teased over the Internet, state lawmakers Friday gave final approval to a bill making cyber harassment illegal.
RENO, Nev. - A hepatitis C outbreak was caused by workers improperly reusing syringes and medicine vials at a Las Vegas clinic, federal health officials said Friday.
BAGHDAD - An Iranian Embassy convoy came under fire in Baghdad, wounding two Iranian diplomats and two other staff, a spokesman said Friday. Tehran accused the United States of encouraging attacks against Iranian interests in Iraq.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's army lodged a formal protest Friday to ''allied forces'' in neighboring Afghanistan over a suspected U.S. missile strike this week that killed 14 people in a Pakistani border village.
FRESNO, Calif. - A biochemist was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday for killing her estranged husband by knocking him out and stuffing him into a vat of acid, possibly while he was still alive.
SAN ANTONIO - When Texas child welfare authorities released statistics showing nearly 60 percent of the teen girls taken from a polygamist sect's ranch were pregnant or had children, they seemed to prove what was alleged all along: The sect commonly pushed girls into marriage and sex.
It looks as if you'll get off to a great start in the year ahead with the possibilities of finding both a quality social life and many new potential prospects for material gain. Make the most of things while conditions favor you.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I would like to share my experience with tea tree oil. Maybe it will help someone else.
DEAR ABBY: I have overbearing in-laws who refuse to let their children, all of whom are in their 40s, live their own lives. We are constantly forced to spend time with them by means of manipulation. We have all been under their thumbs for so long that when the opportunity presented itself for our family to start a new life in a different state, we jumped at the chance.
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 ...
ATLANTA - Many out-of-state motorists who have been busted by Georgia's "super speeder" law don't pay up, state auditors found.
The Statesboro Regional Library will host a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Monday for J.G. Jakes, otherwise known as Jenny Massey of ...
BROOKLET – Southeast Bulloch's quest to get their first state playoff win since 1973 came up short Friday night as the Yellow Jackets fell to ...
Mr. Thomas Melton Boatright