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6 months on, quake rebuilding challenges China

BEICHUAN, China - Sealed off by guards and a chain-link fence ringed with barbed wire, the moment when an earthquake ripped through this region and destroyed Beichuan remains perfectly preserved.

November 25, 2008 | By TINI TRAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Death toll rises to 94 in Haiti school collapse

PETIONVILLE, Haiti - U.S., French and Haitian firefighters used sonar, cameras and dogs Monday in the search for victims at a collapsed Haitian school, but hopes dimmed for finding any more survivors, and the stench of death grew from beneath the rubble.

November 25, 2008 | By JONATHAN M. KATZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Congo cholera outbreak spreads amid tense standoff

KIBATI, Congo - A cholera outbreak in a sprawling refugee camp has spread to eastern Congo's provincial capital of Goma, increasing fears of an epidemic amid a tense standoff between troops and rebels.

November 25, 2008 | By ANITA POWELL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Deutsche Post to cut 9,500 jobs in US

ATLANTA - In a move that could greatly scale back a possible venture between UPS and Deutsche Post's DHL, the German company said Monday it will significantly reduce its air and ground operations in the U.S. and cut 9,500 jobs within the country.

November 25, 2008 | By HARRY R. WEBER and SAMANTHA BOMKAMP Associated Press Writers | National


Wall Street falls, unable to shake economic woes

NEW YORK - Wall Street erased an early rally Monday as enthusiasm fizzled about a $586 billion Chinese stimulus package and gave way to anxiety about how U.S. companies will survive a severe pullback in spending.

November 25, 2008 | By MADLEN READ Associated Press Writer | National


Cardinal: Abortion undermines common good

BALTIMORE - The head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, opening a national church meeting Monday, said that continued support for abortion rights will undermine any advances in social justice that come from a new president and Congress.

November 25, 2008 | By RACHEL ZOLL Associated Press Writer | National


Jewish group wants Mormons to stop proxy baptisms

NEW YORK - Holocaust survivors said Monday they are through trying to negotiate with the Mormon church over posthumous baptisms of Jews killed in Nazi concentration camps, saying the church has repeatedly violated a 13-year-old agreement barring the practice.

November 25, 2008 | By DEEPTI HAJELA and JENNIFER DOBNER Associated Press Writers | National


White House suffers loss in e-mail case

WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Monday ruled against the Bush administration in a court battle over the White House's problem-plagued e-mail system.

November 25, 2008 | By PETE YOST Associated Press Writer | Washington


Government provides record aid package to AIG

WASHINGTON - In a record bailout of a private company, the government on Monday provided a new $150 billion financial-rescue package to troubled insurance giant American International Group, including $40 billion for partial ownership.

November 25, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA Associated Press Writer | Washington


Video highlights - GSU vs. Samford

Monday, Nov. 10 -

November 25, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern Highlights


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - SEB Band performs for East Georgia Regional; The Veterans Day Parade

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 10, 2008

November 25, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Obama arrives for White House tour, talk with Bush

WASHINGTON - The Bushes welcomed the Obamas to the White House on Monday, offering a symbolic glimpse of what's in store for the country: a new first family along with a new administration.

November 25, 2008 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | Washington


Man questioned in Hudson case to stay in prison

JOLIET, Ill. - A parole review official on Monday refused to release the convicted felon questioned in the killings of Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, after a witness reported seeing him with a gun similar to the one used in the slayings.

November 25, 2008 | By DON BABWIN Associated Press Writer | National


2 Italian Catholic nuns kidnapped in Kenya

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Gunmen firing automatic weapons dragged two Italian Roman Catholic nuns from their home in rural Kenya on Monday and drove them into lawless Somalia in a rare cross-border kidnapping, officials said.

November 25, 2008 | By MOHAMED SHEIKH NOR Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


AP Interview: Pakistani leader seeks new US policy

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's leader said Monday he expects President-elect Barack Obama to re-evaluate the need for U.S. military strikes on al-Qaida and Taliban targets on Pakistan's side of the Afghan border.

November 25, 2008 | By CHRIS BRUMMITT Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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6 refuse drug test in county work camp

Six men transferred into the Bulloch County Correctional Institute last week face additional charges after refusing to submit to a drug test.

August 07, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Lots of changes while students were away

Like every fall, Georgia Southern students are coming back in full force.

August 07, 2017 | | Local


Column: Kaepernick unemployed, but at least Cutler has a job

Jay Cutler has a job playing quarterback.

August 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast 8.7.17

Mike chats with GS women's soccer coach Brian Dunleavy about the upcoming season

August 07, 2017 | | Sports


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Purchase 'stupid' for teen's first car

Adam Nickel thinks his teenage daughter, who's already hit three solid objects with her car -thankfully, no humans or other moving vehicles included - would ...

August 06, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: August adventures with the family

Is it an age thing? Global warming? The newest technological advances and inventions that are supposed to give us extra minutes in the day? Something ...

August 06, 2017 | | Life


Always room for Jell-O, metaphor

Mama didn't buy Jell-O. Not even to adorn with a can of fruit cocktail and call it salad. The only time Keith and I ...

August 06, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Durfee — Holloway

Kim Gray Durfee of Statesboro, and William Durfee of Simpsonville, South Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Janet Durfee of Statesboro, to Jaylen ...

August 06, 2017 | | Weddings


Collins — LaMontagne

Russell Collins and Mary Sills of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Brooke, to Daniel Phillip LaMontagne Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs ...

August 06, 2017 | | Weddings


GSU students to gather for prayer walk

On a hot summer day in August 2016, Georgia Southern University students gathered on a small street with a questionable reputation. Instead of the usual ...

August 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Life




PGA Championship moving to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when ...

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pieters, Johnson lead at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - Thomas Pieters finds golf to be a lot more enjoyable when he's playing from the fairway.

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Analytics creeping into college football

The game still nags at Tulane coach Willie Fritz. The big upset that got away.

August 05, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Still plenty of business to settle for Los Angeles to host

By EDDIE PELLS

August 05, 2017 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writers | Sports


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