NEW YORK - Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are the highest since the government started tracking that statistic nine years ago.
January 30, 2015 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Associated Press
Students were evacuated Friday when a heating and air conditioning unit caught fire behind Langston Chapel Elementary School.
January 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
ATLANTA - The delays and cost overruns are piling up for a new plant near Waynesboro that was supposed to prove nuclear energy can be built affordably.
January 30, 2015 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney ended his rollercoaster return to presidential politics on Friday, declaring his party would be better served by the "next generation of Republican leaders" and concluding his unlikely comeback as suddenly as it began.
January 30, 2015 | By STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press | Associated Press
Danny Ferry can only watch from afar, surely with plenty of satisfaction at the juggernaut he created, undoubtedly offset by a sense of melancholy that he's not along for the ride.
January 30, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports
MELBOURNE, Australia - Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka and ensured he'd renew an old rivalry with Andy Murray.
January 30, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports
FALL RIVER, Mass. - The mother of the man who former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing was overcome with emotion Friday as a prosecutor showed the jury graphic photos of her son's body at the industrial park where he was found.
January 30, 2015 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports
January 30 - Mrs. Betty Guinette Hendrix, age 77, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at the East Georgi
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January 29, 2015 | | Obituaries
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the end of this season.
January 29, 2015 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR
MELBOURNE, Australia - It wasn't until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a milestone Grand Slam title, that she rediscovered the art of winning the biggest events in tennis.
January 29, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports
PHOENIX - Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he's C-SPAN - minus the information.
January 29, 2015 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Tiger Woods helped attract a record, raucous crowd to the Phoenix Open on Thursday, the first big event in a week that concludes with the Super Bowl.
January 29, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports
College football's free-agent market is open and Oregon is searching for the next Russell Wilson to replace Marcus Mariota.
January 29, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports
SAVANNAH - Divers and military salvage crews will spend the next nine months raising what's left of an armored Confederate warship that's been rotting at the bottom of the Savannah River for 150 years.
January 29, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Associated Press
More than 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, our nation still is wrestling with the repercussions of decisions our forefathers made multiple generations ago.
January 29, 2015 | By MELINDA ROELL Special to the Herald | Local
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SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. - Felicia Stephens, her arm in a splint, took one last look at the open coffin holding her 2-year-old son, then dropped back into her wheelchair sobbing.
February 28, 2008 | By JEFFREY McMURRAY Associated Press Writer | National
NEW YORK - Undercover police secretly set up a fake company to demonstrate how easily and anonymously a terrorist could purchase chlorine on the Internet for a deadly chemical strike against the city.
February 28, 2008 | By TOM HAYS Associated Press Writer | National
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February 28, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report
NEW YORK - A man slashed a 56-year-old psychologist to death at her Upper East Side office clinic and seriously injured another therapist who tried to help her, police said.
February 28, 2008 | By VERENA DOBNIK and DAVID CARUSO Associated Press Writer | National
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The fire inspector who failed to detect flammable soundproofing foam blamed for a deadly nightclub fire in 2003 has retired, a fire official said Wednesday.
February 28, 2008 | By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press Writer | National
A spokesperson for Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah confirmed that Jamie Carter, 22, passed away Wednesday evening. Carter was the third Georgia Southern University student to die following an accident Sunday afternoon. Carter, and her two friends Melissa Eustice, 20, and Jessica Fulmer, 21 were involved in the roll-over accident on Interstate 16 near Metter. Eustice and Fulmer were pronounced dead Sunday.
February 28, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local
Michael Kimbrell transformed himself from a non-athlete to one of Bulloch Academy's best four-sport lettermen.
February 28, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports
Victoria Mikell sparked Statesboro to a 48-33 win over Ware County Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Region 3-AAAA tournament, sending the Lady Blue Devils (21-3) into the state tournament.
February 28, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP\ | Sports
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - An Islamic militant who is accused of helping carry out the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto wanted to avenge the death of a friend in the military attack last year, a senior police officer said Wednesday.
February 28, 2008 | By ZARAR KHAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press
Local organizations and state representatives are coming together this weekend to commemorate Georgia's Arbor Day.
February 28, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local
Statesboro Police arrested a man early Wednesday morning they said pretended to be a law enforcement officer and groped a woman at a local bar.
February 28, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's apology to Aborigines for decades of racist policies drew an outpouring of emotion Wednesday. But attention quickly turned to what many consider the inevitable next step: paying compensation to victims of past injustices.
February 28, 2008 | By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press Writer | National
WASHINGTON - President Bush pressured the House on Wednesday to pass new rules for monitoring terrorists' communications, saying ''terrorists are planning new attacks on our country ... that will make Sept. 11 pale by comparison.''
February 28, 2008 | By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writer | Washington
BAGHDAD - Iraq's parliament on Wednesday passed three key pieces of legislation that set a date for provincial elections, allot $48 billion for 2008 spending, and provide limited amnesty to detainees in Iraqi custody.
February 28, 2008 | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press