BAGHDAD - Government troops began house-to-house searches for al-Qaida in Iraq militants in Mosul on Thursday, part of a major security operation to cleanse Iraq's third largest city from cells of the terror network.
FRANKFURT, Germany - The Dalai Lama criticized China's suppression of unrest in Tibet and insisted Thursday that the region - with its diverse heritage and rich traditions - wants to live in peace with Beijing under genuine autonomy.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State coach Joe Paterno was taken to a hospital Thursday morning to be treated for apparent dehydration, a team spokesman said.
ELDORADO, Texas - In just five years, the West Texas polygamist sect transformed 1,700 acres of scrubland purchased for $700,000 into a bustling ranch with a blazing-white limestone temple, sprawling three-story log cabins, woodworking shops and a dairy.
JERUSALEM - President Bush feted Israel on Thursday in honor of the 60th anniversary of its founding and predicted that its 120th birthday would find it alongside a Palestinian state and in an all-democratic neighborhood free of today's oppression, restrictions on freedom and extremist Muslim movements.
BOGOTA, Colombia - Interpol said Thursday it found no evidence of tampering in computers Colombia says it seized from a slain leftist rebel. The finding discredits Venezuelan assertions that the files are bogus and gives Colombia the international backing it sought.
LOS ANGELES - A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted a Missouri woman for her alleged role in perpetrating a hoax on the online social network MySpace against a 13-year-old neighbor girl who then committed suicide.
RIDLEY PARK, Pa. - Investigators have concluded that two military helicopters were vandalized on the production line at a Boeing factory near Philadelphia, the Defense Department said Thursday as it offered a reward.
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ASHKELON, Israel - A rocket fired from Gaza exploded in a shopping center in this southern Israeli city Wednesday, wounding at least 14 people, as President Bush wrapped up talks in Jerusalem with Israel's prime minister.
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MILWAUKEE - It has sent innocent men to death row, given defense attorneys fits and splintered the scientific community.
DALLAS - In what sounds like a really low-budget horror film, voracious swarming ants that apparently arrived in Texas aboard a cargo ship are invading homes and yards across the Houston area, shorting out electrical boxes and messing up computers.
SAVANNAH - Rare loggerhead sea turtles reached a conservation milestone on the coast of Georgia in the midst of a strong nesting season on southern Atlantic ...
ANKARA, Turkey - Rather than toppling Turkey's strongman president, a failed military coup that left more than 250 dead appears to have bolstered Recep Tayyip ...
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ATLANTA - Colorado scored four runs in the third inning and pinch-hitter Ryan Raburn capped a big offensive performance for the Rockies with a ninth-inning grand ...
LOUDON, N.H. - Jeff Gordon is ready to pull his firesuit out of storage and come off the bench for one more shot at winning ...
HOOVER, Ala. - Alabama is once again the favorite to win the Southeastern Conference, while LSU, Tennessee, Mississippi and the rest of the league try to ...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady said Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, ending his fight in ...
TROON, Scotland - Jason Day went through four pairs of gloves, trying desperately to stay dry in the pounding rain. At one hole, he accounted for ...
ANKARA, Turkey - Members of Turkey's armed forces said they had taken control of the country, but Turkish officials said the coup attempt had been ...
A former Statesboro resident made history by being elected as the first African-American woman in the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church.
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Tormenta FC had a stellar first season of competition in the Premier Development League, but the team came up just shy of the postseason.
Throughout the week, the old gym at Statesboro High has been playing host to the school's newest sport.
TROON, Scotland - Phil Mickelson was 16 feet away from a place in history he wouldn't have to share with anyone.
PEMBROKE - A Louisiana truck driver charged in a fiery interstate crash that killed five nursing students in southeast Georgia was sentenced to prison Thursday - one ...