WASHINGTON - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg went to Congress Thursday seeking long-term care for sick Ground Zero workers and was challenged to justify its cost.
WASHINGTON - President Bush's top advisers are not immune from congressional subpoenas, a federal judge ruled Thursday in an unprecedented dispute between the two political branches.
BOSTON - Massachusetts on Thursday began allowing any gay couple to get married there as Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill repealing a 1913 law that had blocked most out-of-state same-sex couples from tying the knot.
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Manitoba - A man aboard a Greyhound bus repeatedly stabbed and then decapitated a fellow passenger, witnesses said Thursday.
JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's decision to leave office has dealt a serious setback to delicate peace negotiations with both the Palestinians and Syria.
WASHINGTON - One menu item could soon disappear from foreign dinner tables: meat from slaughtered American horses.
In the year ahead, you are likely to go off in an entirely new direction with a specific goal in mind. Even though it might be quite ambitious, it'll be well thought out and you'll have an excellent chance to achieve success.
In "Travels With Charley," John Steinbeck wrote, "Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word.... A Texan outside of Texas is a foreigner."
WASHINGTON - Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he lied about accepting more than a quarter of a million dollars worth of gifts. He asked for a trial before he stands for re-election in November.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
WASHINGTON - The military's top priority is to defeat al-Qaida and other extremists, but winning the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan alone will not achieve that, Defense Secretary Robert Gates says in a new defense policy document.
OWATONNA, Minn. - A small jet crashed in strong thunderstorms Thursday while preparing to land at a regional airport in Minnesota, killing at least seven people who were traveling to do business with a glass company.
DEAR ABBY: A close friend I'll call "Millie" recently confided that she is being sexually harassed at work. The person is a major client of hers, and she could lose her job if this is brought to light.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Are dreams healthful?
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday July 31, 2008
"O Statesboro, where the sun smiles; where the evergreen grows from mile to mile." --Lyrics to "O Statesboro, Where the Sun Smiles," by Wemberly Ponder
Valentine's Day is well on its way, and if you find yourself without a restaurant reservation, or simply prefer a romantic night at home ...
There must be some relationship between aging and the "You've got to be kidding me!" response, if I am any indication, that is. What ...
"In this life, two things are certain - death and taxes." This familiar saying is correct, but I can name other certainties, good and bad. The ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
A musician's work is never done is a fact that Robert Cottle knows all too well. When asked to describe himself in a few ...
One's lucky, two can be a coincidence, but three's a trend.
Following a clean sweep in the region championship rounds Saturday, fans of Statesboro basketball will get a double dose of playoff basketball next weekend with ...
She began Friday's lesson with a picture of an Ophiderma bimaculata and said to the fifth graders, "You're about to get a feel ...
Stephen Curry had no preconceived notion on how being Kevin Durant's teammate was supposed to work.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro pulled off last year's Olympics, keeping crime at bay and fending off dire forecasts of corruption, environmental degradation ...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth made the putts and beat the fog at Spyglass Hill, posting a 7-under 65 on Friday in the AT&T ...
Statesboro native and Georgia Southern University alumnus Seth Orme ('14) will return to campus to share his experiences about raising awareness of littering with a ...
Mrs. Bernice Seward Bacon
Every high school sports program in Georgia sets high standards, but only a handful can ever meet them.