DEAR ABBY: I have recently gotten to know a lovely lady I'll call "Judith," whose son is being married in August. During a recent trip to Florida, Judith mentioned that she was looking for a dress to wear to the wedding and asked where she might find something nice. The next day, the woman she had spoken to arrived with a beautiful gown she had worn only once. The dress is lovely and of excellent quality. It fits and looks perfect on Judith.
BAGHDAD - American soldiers killed 11 suspected Shiite gunmen in clashes Wednesday in a militia stronghold near Baghdad's Sadr City, scene of a major Iraqi army clampdown, the U.S. military said.
WASHINGTON - President Bush announced Wednesday that Americans soon will be allowed to send cell phones to Cubans - a move that he hopes will push the communist regime to increase freedom of expression for Cuban citizens.
NEW LONDON, Conn. - Vice President Dick Cheney told newly minted Coast Guard officers Wednesday that the war on terror would be won on their watch and dismissed fears that fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan would drag on indefinitely.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. - Months after naming a former suburban Illinois police sergeant as a suspect in his wife's disappearance, authorities issued a warrant Wednesday for his arrest on an unrelated weapons charge, officials said.
WASHINGTON - Edward M. Kennedy, Robert Byrd, Arlen Specter - fighters and history-makers all. Their battles with age and illness are the hallmarks of the nation's oldest-ever Senate and reminders of the fragility of power.
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military junta will set up orphanages for the hundreds of children whose parents died in the recent cyclone, state media reported Wednesday.
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CHENGDU, China - Rescuers saved a 35-year-old woman who survived nine days trapped in a tunnel despite multiple fractures, the only survivor found Wednesday in the rubble of China's massive quake zone.
BANGKOK, Thailand - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Myanmar to focus on saving lives, not on politics, after the military government on Wednesday shunned a U.S. proposal for naval ships to deliver aid to cyclone survivors.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Money worries may have led to bad maintenance decisions for the Minneapolis bridge that collapsed and killed 13 people last August, a report released Wednesday concluded.
CHICAGO - Maya Thomas and her mother arrived at 6 a.m. on a recent Saturday to wait in a school gym with hundreds of other young women. They were there on a mission - to find a free dress so Maya, whose mother is unemployed, could attend her senior prom.
WASHINGTON - The government is quietly negotiating to help cell phone customers avoid expensive fees when they cancel contracts with wireless companies, The Associated Press has learned.
TOKYO - When Yosuke the parrot flew out of his cage and got lost, he did exactly what he had been taught - recite his name and address to a stranger willing to help.
Oil prices rose above $130 a barrel Wednesday for the first time, as supply concerns mounted and the dollar weakened.
ATLANTA - Gasoline should begin flowing again Wednesday - through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline - after a major leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that ...
Several local churches and members of the Concerned Clergy of Bulloch County are working together to sponsor an event called "Bridging the Gap: Community Day ...
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NEW YORK - Aaron Blair won for the first time in 13 major league starts, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs off a misfiring Noah Syndergaard ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Falcons coach Dan Quinn believes in the law of averages evening out.
ATHENS, Ga. - There has been good reason to question Georgia's worthiness as a Top 25 team for three straight weeks.
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LINDEN, N.J. - A New Jersey police officer responding to a call about a hoodied vagrant curled up asleep in a bar doorway roused him ...
Three juveniles suspected of stealing two vehicles from the parking lot of a local convenience store at the same time on Sunday are now behind ...
ATLANTA - Gas prices spiked and drivers found "out of service" bags covering pumps as the gas shortage in the South rolled into the work week ...
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