WASHINGTON - Congress is advancing legislation to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act with a commemorative silver dollar.
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WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday a recession is possible and policymakers are ''fighting against the wind'' in trying to steady a shaky economy. He would not say if further interest rate cuts are planned.
BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb struck an armored vehicle carrying an Iraqi commander and a senior defense official Wednesday as they entered a Shiite militia stronghold that has seen some of the fiercest fighting in the southern city of Basra.
WASHINGTON - Scientists say they have pinpointed a genetic link that makes people more likely to get hooked on tobacco, causing them to smoke more cigarettes, making it harder to quit, and leading more often to deadly lung cancer.
BOSTON - Officials of 18 states are taking the EPA back to court to try to force it to comply with a Supreme Court ruling that rebuked the Bush administration for inaction on global warming.
SITKA, Alaska - Not much new happens in this sleepy little southeast Alaska fishing community, and the locals seem to like it that way.
ORLANDO, Fla. - A Jamaican accused of trying to check a bag containing pipe bomb-making materials onto a plane told the FBI he wanted to show friends how to build explosives like he saw in Iraq, according to documents released Wednesday.
When thinking of a star tennis player, the image that comes to mind is average height and build with a exceptional backhand.
DEAR ABBY: I was offended by your response to "True Love Texan" (Jan. 18) when he asked about loving a woman with multiple personality disorder. MPD is also known as Dissociative Identity Disorder. Individuals with DID have survived severe childhood abuse. The way they coped was to split into different personalities. DID can be treated through intense psychotherapy, which attempts to integrate the personalities into one.
MADISON, Wis. - A little-known county judge has narrowly defeated a Wisconsin Supreme Court justice with a law-and-order message and a barrage of third-party ads in a race that will go down as one of the state's nastiest.
BROOKLET - With Saturday's annual Plankenhorn Invitational looming, Southeast Bulloch picked up two big wins Wednesday in a five-team meet.
DEAR ABBY: I just made the biggest career mistake of my life. I was working for a wonderful company. Then a former co-worker told me about a management position opening at the agency she went to work for. I thought it would be my golden opportunity for advancement. I submitted my resume and, after two interviews, got the job.
WAYCROSS - Police say a group of third-graders plotted to attack their teacher, bringing a broken steak knife, handcuffs, duct tape and other items for the job and assigning children tasks including covering the windows and cleaning up afterward.
VANCOUVER, Wash. - A recently discovered parachute could not have been used by D.B. Cooper in 1971, says the man who packed the four chutes that were given to the mysterious skyjacker.
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CHICAGO - Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles ...
WASHINGTON - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services ...
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Six attorneys based in Statesboro were appointed recently to serve as members of various standing, special, program and board committees of the 47,000-member State ...
Statesboro welcomed nearly 21,000 students Monday back to classes at Georgia Southern University.
WASHINGTON - Scientists might have found a new way to tell who's at risk of having a premature baby, by checking the bacterial community that ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Mexico sailing coach Agustin Bellocchio offered a tip to sailors and windsurfers at this week's Olympic test event in Rio de ...
OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi quarterback Ryan Buchanan straps on a headset that covers his eyes, and instantly, he sees a scene that looks like a video ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - While Congress remains stalled on a long-term plan for funding highways, state lawmakers and governors aren't waiting around.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Matt Ryan has no plans to become a running quarterback.
CHICAGO (AP) - The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college ...