TBILISI, Georgia - Some of the first tangible American support for Georgia was visible Thursday in a storeroom at a grim Tbilisi hospital: a dozen crates of medical equipment marked with Stars-and-Stripes stickers and the words ''USA: Operation Provide Hope.''
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday he sees no need to invoke American military force in the war between Russia and Georgia and that U.S.-Russian relations could suffer for years if Moscow doesn't retreat. The White House said it was ignoring Russian ''bluster'' about Georgia never regaining disputed border regions.
MOSCOW - After a brief victorious war, the Kremlin must decide what to do with its triumph.
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WASHINGTON - Traffic deaths in the United States declined last year, reaching the lowest level in more than a decade, the government reported Thursday.
HOUSTON - Jurors began deliberations Thursday in a lawsuit alleging that the wife of megachurch pastor Joel Osteen physically and verbally abused a flight attendant - a claim rejected by Victoria Osteen's lawyer as a made-up story concocted to land a courtroom payday.
TRENTON, N.J. - A couple is trying to get their two children out of the Republic of Georgia after the Russian invasion of the country trapped the girls at their grandparents' farm.
PARIS - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will ask Georgia to sign a cease-fire agreement with Russia that includes concessions to Moscow but preserves Georgian borders, U.S. officials said Thursday.
LONDON - Batman star Christian Bale will not face charges relating to an alleged assault on his mother and sister last month, prosecutors said Thursday, suggesting their decision was based in part on the family members' wishes.
KUQA, China - A police crackdown meant to quell militants in China's rugged frontier of Xinjiang has failed to prevent a surge of attacks, and analysts say Beijing's tactics may actually be encouraging more violence among the region's usually moderate Muslims.
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ATLANTA - The Georgia Board of Education approved changes Thursday to Georgia's social studies curriculum in hopes of preventing a repeat of last spring when droves of students failed state-mandated tests.
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - Firefighters doused hot spots Thursday after a towering fire ripped through a luxury apartment complex built on the once blighted riverfront and left 375 people without homes.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The man who fatally shot the chairman of the state Democratic Party after he lost his job had a Post-it note at home with the victim's last name and phone number along with 14 guns, antidepressants and a last will and testament, according to court documents.
HOUSTON - Three airline passengers testified Wednesday they never saw or heard any indication that the wife of megachurch evangelist Joel Osteen assaulted a flight attendant in 2005.
HOUSTON - Minutes after Lionel Messi and Argentina had finished a 4-0 mauling of the United States in the Copa America semifinals, Jurgen Klinsmann was asked ...
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OMAHA, Neb. - When Florida's Peter Alonso homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull the Gators within a run of Texas Tech ...
It will come as no great surprise to the regular readers of this column that I recently went on a fishing trip. Yep, I decided ...
OAKMONT, Pa. - As different as they are, the Masters and U.S. Open had two things in common this year.
WASHINGTON - A moderate Republican senator sought broad bipartisan support Tuesday for a compromise to block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists, a day after the ...
The Bulloch County Correctional Institute was named best in the state during a recent awards ceremony hosted by the Georgia Department of Corrections.
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A milestone few live to see was recognized Tuesday at Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation when resident Sugar Pryor celebrated her 107th birthday with family ...
In my book, cooking a meal for someone you love is one of the greatest expressions of care and appreciation. In the South, we've ...
ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an Islamic soldier in calls with authorities during his rampage and warned a crisis negotiator that ...
WASHINGTON - A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on ...
NEW YORK - Donald Trump abruptly fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Monday in a dramatic shake-up designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and
Statesboro police arrested eight people Saturday after responding to a reported fight at Park Place Apartments.
HOUSTON (AP) - American players maintained over and over that playing Argentinaand Lionel Messi in a Copa America semifinal on Tuesday night was a big deal ...