WASHINGTON - U.S. House members spent $20.3 million in tax money last year to send constituents what's often the government equivalent of junk mail - meeting announcements, tips on car care and job interviews, surveys on public policy and just plain bragging.
CARNATION, Wash. - Detectives painstakingly picked their way Thursday through the rural property where six people were killed Christmas Eve, and prosecutors prepared charges against the property owners' daughter and her boyfriend, authorities said.
NEW YORK - With shock and dismay, Pakistanis gathered around television sets in immigrant neighborhoods across the U.S. on Thursday after learning that their homeland's opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in a suicide attack.
NEW YORK - A man found guilty 17 years ago of murdering his parents as a teenager was freed from prison Thursday, days after an appeals court overturned the conviction and ordered a retrial because of new evidence.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Police are reportedly investigating whether the young men mauled by a tiger at the San Francisco Zoo taunted the animal, a possibility the father of one of the victims said Thursday he hoped wasn't true.
LEDOKSARI, Indonesia - Crying relatives watched in horror Thursday as rescuers pulled muddy corpses from Indonesian villages devastated by landslides and floods. At least 87 people were dead or missing, and tens of thousands have been forced from their homes.
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RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - Pakistan opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Thursday by an attacker who shot her after a campaign rally and then blew himself up. Her death stoked new chaos across the nuclear-armed nation, an important U.S. ally in the war on terrorism.
ATLANTA - Georgia's population grew by more than 200,000 this year and ranked as the fastest growing state in the Southeast, according to new Census Bureau state population estimates released Thursday.
TEHRAN, Iran - A sharp rise in inflation has provoked fierce criticism of hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - not only from his reformist opponents, but also from senior conservatives who helped bring him to power but now say he is mismanaging the economy.
CARACAS, Venezuela - As President Hugo Chavez prepared Thursday to send Venezuelan helicopters into Colombia to pick up three rebel-held hostages, he also hoped to mediate a broader settlement between leftist rebels and the U.S. backed Colombian government.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 50-year-old male and have had stomach problems my whole life. I have eliminated a lot of foods from my diet. I'm lactose intolerant, so I don't eat any dairy products. I get blurred vision and a sensation similar to a bright light in my eyes when my stomach is upset or has too much acid. This lasts until the acid is reduced, or until after I vomit. What causes this to happen?
DEAR ABBY: My son is a police officer in the same town where I work (population 6,000). Over the last five years, I have been confronted by co-workers who have been cited by him. I have tried many responses, but the hits keep coming.
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday that if Colombia says OK, he will send Venezuelan planes or helicopters across their border to pick up three hostages being released by leftist rebels after six years in captivity.
An argument on Christmas Day landed a Statesboro couple in jail after the altercation grew from a mere verbal disagreement into a physical struggle involving a knife.
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SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - In his eighth year on the PGA Tour, Jason Day reached a major pinnacle of his career by winning the PGA Championship.
ATLANTA (AP) - Julio Teheran pitched six strong innings, Cameron Maybin drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Friday ...
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HAVANA - Jubilant crowds waved American flags and chanted "Long live the United States!" as the Stars and Stripes rose over the newly reopened U.S ...
Bulloch County is one of just nine in the state and the only Southeast Georgia county selected to participate in a pilot program aimed at ...
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Douglas Crapps of Springfield, Georgia, are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Cobie Allison Crapps, to Wesley John ...