WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - Wilkes University badly wanted 18-year-old Nicole Pollock to be part of its freshman class this fall - so much so that it made her the star of her own ad campaign.
MOSCOW - DNA tests carried out by a U.S. laboratory prove that remains exhumed last year belong to two children of Czar Nicholas II, putting to rest questions about what happened to Russia's last royal family, a regional governor said Wednesday.
BADEN-BADEN Germany - Former SS doctor Aribert Heim tops a list released Wednesday of most-wanted suspected Nazi war criminals. He is a man so brutal that witnesses remember him as the worst they saw, though he was only at Mauthausen concentration camp for two months.
WASHINGTON - The challenge was to come up with an idea that can transform public education, particularly in poor communities. The winner: an educator with a passion for making school fun.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration, moving to cope with soaring budget deficits, says it is bringing back the one-year Treasury bill that it stopped issuing seven years ago when the budget was in surplus.
WASHINGTON -The bruised economy limped through the first quarter, growing at just a 0.6 percent pace as housing and credit problems forced people and businesses alike to hunker down.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve, which began the year aggressively fighting a severe credit crunch and economic weakness, may push the pause button after delivering perhaps one more quarter-point cut in interest rates.
WASHINGTON - When retiring Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern visited the White House on St. Patrick's Day, he was able to declare that peace had been established in Northern Ireland after decades of violence.
WASHINGTON - A government inspection of slaughterhouses found significant problems with the treatment of cattle and two of the nation's largest beef processors - both of which provide meat for the National School Lunch Program - were slapped with humane handling violations.
HEBRON, West Bank - To Nayfa Shatat, the widowed mother of 11, Hebron's biggest Islamic charity is a lifeline: It schools her daughters and helps feed her family.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan - Trafficked across the border from Pakistan with her 3-year-old son, Rukhma was handed to an Afghan who raped and abused her, then beat the toddler to death as she watched helplessly.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County girls tennis team punched a ticket to its 19th consecutive state quarterfinal appearance by blanking Pierce County 5-0 Tuesday in the second round of the GHSA Class AA state tournament.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Taste of the Town - April 30, 2008
A prayer service held on the lawn of the Bulloch County Courthouse will be just one of tens of thousands of prayer events planned across the country today, in recognition of the 57th Annual National Day of Prayer. The service begins at 11:30 a.m. After the service, a luncheon will be held at R.J.'s Steakery, with Dr. Michael Guido as the guest speaker. Tickets for the luncheon are $10.
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson on Friday became the first woman to lead a top-tier U.S. warfighting command ...
"Chicken Salad on white, tea, half sweet and half not" is how Mary Eason identifies Dr. Billy Nessmith when he walks in The Soda Shoppe ...
Mrs. Eva Bulloch
At 7 p.m. tonight in Johnson City, Tenn. Tormenta FC will kick off for the first time in club history.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - One birdie led to two more before Jason Day even hit his stride, and his round kept getting better until ...
A man trying to sell stolen property via the Internet didn't count on the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team catching wind of his online ...
Nancy Faye Turner Dunn
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.