SEATTLE - A last-minute move to avert a potentially bruising strike that could cost more than 27,000 workers weeks of pay would usually be met with unalloyed relief.
NEWARK, N.J. - An influential New Jersey Muslim leader accused by some federal officials of having terrorist ties but praised by others as being an important ally won his fight to gain permanent U.S. residency Thursday.
Marcus Terentius Varro, who died in 27 B.C., said, "The number of guests at dinner should not be less than the number of the Graces nor exceed that of the Muses. That is, it should begin with three and stop at nine." Do you agree?
Acts of kindness and compassion always pay large dividends to the person who enacts them, and, whenever you do so, there will be huge benefits in the year ahead. Make it your cause.
(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.)
DETROIT - Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick pleaded guilty to felony charges Thursday in a sex scandal, forcing him out of office after months of defiantly holding onto his job leading the nation's 11th-largest city. He was ordered jailed for four months and fined $1 million.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have suffered from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (diarrhea) for 50 years. It began in my early teens. I have tried everything from the early treatment of eating bland foods to today's adding bulk to my diet through the use of roughage and fiber. It feels like I have tried virtually everything but still haven't found relief from what, for me, has been a life-altering condition. Everything I do revolves around IBS, from school in my teens, to jobs, family activities and even everyday routines.
CHICAGO - Public school students who skipped classes to protest unequal education funding were urged to return to their desks Thursday after the boycott was prematurely called off.
BILLINGS, Mont. - Montana has lost its federal disease-free status for brucellosis, triggering mandatory testing of cattle being shipped out of state.
BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand's prime minister refused again on Thursday to cede to protesters determined to oust him, but offered an unconventional compromise - a referendum on his fate aimed at ending the political crisis that has paralyzed the government and raised fears of economic chaos.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Parliament condemned an American-led attack in Pakistani territory on Thurday after the government summoned the U.S. ambassador to protest the unusually bold raid in a troubled border region.
Hurricane Hanna may blow by today with little effect on Bulloch County, but First Friday officials decided not to take any chances and postponed the monthly celebration from Friday, Sept. 5 to next Friday - Friday Sept. 12.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - John McCain, a POW turned political rebel, vowed Thursday night to vanquish the ''constant partisan rancor'' that grips Washington as he launched his fall campaign for the White House. ''Change is coming,'' he promised the roaring Republican National Convention and a prime-time television audience.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A deadly American-led raid on a Pakistani village embarrassed the government and eroded support for the pro-U.S. presidential front-runner Thursday just two days before the election.
MBABANE, Swaziland - Swaziland and its king are throwing a joint 40th birthday bash this weekend, but the mood is far from celebratory in this small southern African land of paupers and princes, mud huts and palaces.
The Bulloch Academy Gators will be playing during primetime Saturday night as they travel up I-16 to Dublin to take on the Crusaders of Trinity ...
Despite another season-high rushing performance from Tupac Lanier, Statesboro couldn't even find the endzone in their 29-0 loss to Ware County Friday night.
BROOKLET – Southeast Bulloch knew Savannah High had several fast and athletic players on their team. They may not have known just how fast they were.
(Note: Changes have been made in the scheduled locations and availability of hot meals.)
Many in Bulloch County look forward to Portal High School's poinsettias each year for the holidays. Unfortunately, this year's plants were wiped out ...
Crews completed their work in restoring power on the Excelsior EMC grid Thursday. EMC spokesman Greg Brooks said all members whose homes were ready for ...
CHICAGO - Kaitlin Reap didn't listen when her dad tried to warn her about the lifetime of misery waiting for her if she cheered for ...
NAPA, Calif. - Scott Piercy began the new PGA Tour season by pouring in putts and setting the course record at Silverado, a 10-under 62 for ...
Now that the hurricane dust has settled and most of the power is back on, Statesboro can finally focus on football for a change.
BROOKLET - After another unexpected week off due to severe weather this season, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets are back on the field tonight for the ...
By CHRIS STANLEY
SEATTLE (AP) - Atlanta coach Dan Quinn views having the Falcons practice in the Pacific Northwest as an opportunity to maximize preparation for Sunday's game ...
A new study questions the value of mammograms for breast cancer screening. It concludes that a woman is more likely to be diagnosed with a ...
Just in time for Halloween, the Averitt Center for the Arts presents a black comedy about a twisted family that would give the famous Addams ...
Mrs. Alice "Kitty" Collins Akins