ATLANTA - Very few of the students who fail a state exam required for promotion to the next grade are held back by schools, according to data released by the state Friday.
ST. MARIES, Idaho - More than three years after a poacher shot off her upper beak, a bald eagle named Beauty can finally live up to her name - with the help of volunteers.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A suspect in the 1975 slaying of a 9-year-old Girl Scout, who disappeared while delivering Girl Scout cookies, has been indicted by a grand jury, prosecutors announced Friday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The newest space station addition, a giant Japanese science lab, is about to get bigger.
YANGON, Myanmar - The waiter looks down at the streets of Yangon from the panoramic rooftop restaurant. He remembers how diners used to be shielded from the noise and bustle of the city below by a thick green cushion of leaves.
NEW YORK - Wall Street plunged Friday on two troubling economic developments: oil prices that surged more than $9 a barrel to a fresh record and a jump in unemployment that was much larger than the market anticipated. The Dow Jones industrial average at times lost more than 300 points.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Bombs ripped through two buses in Sri Lanka on Friday, including one packed with morning commuters near the country's heavily fortified capital, officials said. At least 23 people were killed and 67 wounded.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Five European scuba divers were missing Friday after being swept away in strong currents off eastern Indonesia, police said.
BAGHDAD - Two suspected Shiite militia leaders surrendered Friday during raids by U.S. forces, while tens of thousands of Shiite faithful streamed out of mosques to join protests against a security agreement with the United States.
NEW YORK - A cordon of police officers and private security stood guard Friday in front of The New York Times building after two daredevils scaled the skyscraper in midtown Manhattan within hours of each other.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - The opposition said Friday that its rallies had been banned indefinitely three weeks before the presidential runoff, while the U.S. ambassador accused President Robert Mugabe's regime of using food as a weapon to stay in power.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia University President Mike Garrison said Friday he will resign in September to end the controversy surrounding the improper awarding of a master's degree to the governor's daughter.
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ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's relentless spread-option attack with its triple-option potential is known for causing sleepless nights for defensive coordinators.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - No. 16 Georgia's visit to Missouri features two first-year coaches making their Southeastern Conference debuts.
CHICAGO - Tony Stewart's complex personality was on display at media day for NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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More than a dozen members of the local clergy marked their graduation this week from Statesboro's inaugural class of the Concerned Clergy Citizens Police ...
Mr. William Stokes
A woman was arrested Tuesday morning after reportedly stabbing a man in the arm, police said.
LONDON - Men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those ...
Matthew Trenton "Trent" Graham
The early weeks of the season can be a confusing time when trying to figure out the future for G5 conferences.
Despite both teams losing to No. 23 Calvary Day, Statesboro upset Southeast Bulloch, sweeping the Yellow Jackets by set counts of 25-12 and 25-22.
RALEIGH, N.C. - The NCAA's decision to pull seven championships out of North Carolina ratchets up the pressure on this college sports-crazy state to ...
For the first time in forty years I missed the opening day of dove season. It was an accomplishment on par with Cal Ripken's ...
Just over a year ago, the Georgia Southern women's golf squad had never played a match. Fast-forward 12 months and the Eagles seem like ...