WASHINGTON - Construction of single-family homes fell in June to the slowest pace in 17 years although a change in New York laws helped give a big boost to apartment building.
If you are having another dose of deja vu, do not be alarmed. This is the same deal as in yesterday's column, except that it has been rotated 90 degrees clockwise.
Extra responsibilities could be heaped on you in the year ahead, but you'll be up to the tasks. The few tough ones will be character builders that will produce worthy rewards in the future.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Five militants freed in a prisoner swap with Israel prayed and laid wreaths at the grave of a slain Hezbollah commander Thursday, vowing to fight Israel as supporters showered them with rice.
WASHINGTON - Consumer prices shot up in June at the second fastest pace in 26 years with two-thirds of the surge blamed on soaring energy prices.
CINCINNATI - John McCain told the NAACP and some skeptical black voters Wednesday that he will expand education opportunities, partly through vouchers for low-income children to attend private school.
WASHINGTON - President Bush has asserted executive privilege to prevent Attorney General Michael Mukasey from having to comply with a House panel subpoena for material on the leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity.
WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled Congress and President Bush are headed to yet another veto showdown this year on intelligence matters, this time on whether the president should be required to divulge to lawmakers more of the nation's most closely held secrets.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am 48-year-old female. Following gallbladder removal four years ago, I have suffered with chronic diarrhea. My surgeon told me this was common, and it would stop within six months. Unfortunately, this hasn't been the case.
DEAR ABBY: I had to laugh when I saw the letter from "Not Sure If I Do" (May 8), who hesitated to attend a potluck wedding at which guests would be expected to pitch in and do dishes.
PITTSBURGH - A Tennessee woman has been charged with attempted homicide for trying to poison her 4-month-old son at a city hospital by injecting a saltwater solution into his feeding tube, police said.
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ATLANTA - More than 75,000 people are homeless in Georgia at some time during the year, according to a first-ever statewide study of the problem released on Wednesday.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Five Lebanese militants freed from prisons in Israel in exchange for the bodies of two captured Israeli soldiers strode down a red carpet Wednesday to a boisterous welcome from hundreds of cheering spectators in southern Lebanon.
(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.)
NEW YORK - For decades, pregnant women and women who may become pregnant have been advised to take folic acid to help prevent certain birth defects.
Nine-year-old Isaac Bittner has found the right moves to keep his brain power in check. The third grader has become quite the talented chess player ...
Mrs. Deanna Scalf Napier
WASHINGTON - Zero-tolerance policies are ineffective in combating bullying, an independent government advisory group says in urging schools to take a more preventative approach that includes ...
CHICAGO - A new poll says more than 40 percent of America's baby boomers stayed with their employer for more than 20 years. But it ...
Codenamed "Project Greyhound," the Georgia Department of Economic Development confirmed Monday that WL Plastics Corporation will bring 40 jobs and a $12-million capital investment to ...
When local businessman Bubba Hunt saw an opportunity to shake up the local real estate market, like most great entrepreneurs, he seized it.
Mrs. Deanna Scalf Napier
RALEIGH, N.C. - Digging in Monday in his fight with the federal government, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory sued the U.S. Justice Department to ...
SAVANNAH - Professor Robert Smith covers a lot of ground teaching American government, yet recent class discussions ranging from the electoral college to minority rights have ...
Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in alleys behind convenience stores, on city sidewalks and in the bathrooms of fast-food ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Paul Millsap tossed and turned much of the night.
ATLANTA (AP) - Fredi Gonzalez was expecting a stern message from a voice of authority following another Braves home loss on Sunday.
GENEVA - Michel Platini will resign as UEFA president after failing to overturn his ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which cut his sanction ...