NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Tennessee to quickly retry or free a death row inmate whose conviction was questioned after the Supreme Court said new evidence raised reasonable doubt about his guilt.
PYAPON, Myanmar - It's not much, but the flimsy bamboo lean-to on the side of the road is all Aye Shwe has to keep his family dry. They lost their home to the cyclone and may soon be uprooted again - this time by soldiers ordering them to leave.
KATMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's lawmakers abolished the monarchy and declared the country a republic Wednesday, ending 239 years of royal rule in the Himalayan nation.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's new president on Wednesday asked outgoing Prime Minister Fuad Saniora to form a new Cabinet despite reservations by the Hezbollah-led opposition.
WASHINGTON - Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods fell by a smaller-than-anticipated amount in April with many sectors outside of transportation showing unexpected strength.
WASHINGTON - Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan writes in a new memoir that President Bush relied on an aggressive ''political propaganda campaign'' instead of the truth to sell the Iraq war, and that the decision to invade pushed Bush's presidency ''terribly off course.'
WELLINGTON, Utah - Along Utah's Nine Mile Canyon lies what some call the longest art gallery in the world - thousands of prehistoric rock carvings and paintings of bighorn sheep and other wildlife, hunters wielding spears, and warriors engaged in hand-to-hand combat.
JERUSALEM - Israel's powerful defense minister on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to step down amid a burgeoning corruption scandal and threatened to bring down the government if the Israeli leader does not comply.
Continuation of a long-running government study on whether contaminated water harmed babies at Camp Lejeune, N.C., hinges on a half-million-dollar payment that is due Sunday.
LOS ANGELES - A murder defendant apologized Tuesday for causing a commuter train disaster that killed 11 people, testifying that he was trying to kill himself and never meant to harm anyone else.
WASHINGTON - Another week, another rumbling train of tornadoes that obliterates entire city blocks, smashing homes to their foundations and killing people even as they cower in their basements.
Statesboro police are seeking a man they said robbed a victim at gunpoint on Groover Lane May 4, and hope citizens will be able to provide information leading to the suspect's arrest.
MADRID, Spain - Spanish twins who were separated at birth through a hospital error and reunited as adult women through a fluke are suing for millions in damages, a lawyer said Tuesday.
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military junta extended opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's detention by one year Tuesday, ignoring worldwide appeals to free the Nobel laureate who has been detained for more than 12 of the past 18 years.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 27, 2008
The Statesboro Regional Library will host a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Monday for J.G. Jakes, otherwise known as Jenny Massey of ...
BROOKLET – Southeast Bulloch's quest to get their first state playoff win since 1973 came up short Friday night as the Yellow Jackets fell to ...
Mr. Thomas Melton Boatright
PARIS - A series of attacks targeting young concert-goers and Parisians enjoying a Friday night out at popular nightspots killed as many as 120 people in ...
"Sometimes life catches one by surprise…."
Mr. William R. Howard III
When Pat Collins accepted the head coaching job at Southeast Bulloch, I was in my second season of covering the Yellow Jackets.
If Southeast Bulloch is going to advance in the Class AAA state football playoffs it is going to have to shut down one of the ...
BROOKLET - At the beginning of the season, the Southeast Bulloch players set goals for the season. Among them was not simply making it to the ...
ATHENS, Ga. - Vince Dooley managed a pained smile as he empathized with the heat being felt by Mark Richt in Georgia's disappointing season.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons looked as if they had all the answers while winning their first five games under coach Dan Quinn.
ATLANTA - Virginia Tech gave coach Frank Beamer his first retirement gift, rallying from an early 14-point deficit to beat Georgia Tech 23-21 on Thursday night ...
After a down year in 2013, at least by Screven County standards, the Gamecocks are back to their winning ways and are entering the first ...
The most used definition of religion is, and this is not the only definition, "Any specific system of belief, worship, conduct, etc., often involving a ...
NEW YORK - Obesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and other efforts to get people to watch ...