SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah trooper who used a stun gun on a motorist who was walking away from him in a confrontation widely viewed on YouTube is back on duty after taking a verbal communications course.
PHILADELPHIA - An Egyptian who fears he will be tortured for his Christian beliefs cannot be deported without full court review just to further U.S. diplomatic goals, a federal judge has determined.
PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for president on Friday, citing his message of hope in supporting his candidacy over rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Edwards.
BAGHDAD - The flakes melted quickly. But the smiles, wonder and excited story-swapping went on throughout the day: It snowed in Baghdad.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The deeper astronomers gaze into the cosmos, the more they find it's a bizarre and violent universe.
JERUSALEM - President Bush had tears in his eyes during an hour-long tour of Israel's Holocaust memorial Friday and told Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that the U.S. should have bombed Auschwitz to halt the killing, the memorial's chairman said.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - The former Indonesian dictator Suharto suffered organ failure Friday and was placed on a ventilator, losing consciousness as his family rushed to his bedside, some praying and reciting verses from the Quran.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Despite the growing threat from Islamic extremists, President Pervez Musharraf said U.S. troops are not welcome to join the fight against al-Qaida on Pakistani soil.
KUINET, Kenya - When world marathon champion Luke Kibet goes running, he likes to focus on finishing first. But on one run during Kenya's postelection upheaval, the 25-year-old star had something else on his mind: staying alive.
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez defended Colombia's leftist rebels on Friday, urging the international community to remove them from lists of terrorist groups a day after securing the release of two women held hostage by the insurgents.
SAO PAULO, Brazil - A police anti-drug raid in one of Rio de Janeiro's largest shantytowns set off fierce gunbattles that left at least seven people dead, including a 3-year-old boy caught in the crossfire, officials said Friday.
NEW YORK - Wall Street plunged again Friday amid renewed fears that the financial sector's troubles with bad credit won't soon end and that some consumers are buckling under signs of a slowing economy. The Dow Jones industrials fell more than 300 points in the last hour of the session before regaining a little ground.
KIEV, Ukraine - Thousands of Ukrainians streamed to state bank offices Friday to get compensation for savings lost in the 1991 Soviet breakup - a promise of new Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko that some analysts caution could hurt the economy.
ZAGREB, Croatia - A Croatian war crimes suspect was freed from jail Friday and his trial was suspended because he had regained immunity from prosecution when the parliament - to which he was re-elected - convened.
MIAMI - A boiler explosion that killed eight crew members on what was once the world's largest passenger ship was likely caused by Norwegian Cruise Line's improper operation, maintenance and inspection of the steam chamber, federal investigators said.
CHICAGO - By now, Joe Maddon's Chicago Cubs aren't fazed by an early deficit.
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INDIANAPOLIS - The National Rifle Association has been instructing Indiana's National Guard members on how to use concealed weapons after Republican Gov. Mike Pence directed ...
NEW YORK - Growing concerns about a slowdown in China shook markets around the world on Friday, driving the U.S. stock market to its biggest ...
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera offered this edict to his players before the start of this week's joint practices with the ...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods kept saying his game was getting better, even though his results didn't show it.
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ATLANTA - With a broad smile and an upbeat attitude, former President Jimmy Carter told the world Thursday that he has cancer in his brain, and ...
WASHINGTON - Hundreds of U.S. government employees - including some with sensitive jobs in the White House, Congress and law enforcement agencies - used Internet connections in ...
The eighth season of "Friday Night Live," where a Bulloch County high school football game is streamed live each week on statesboroherald.com, kicks off ...