Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Toxic algae threatening Florida

Red tide threatens fishing, tourism economy in northwest Florida; spurs call for more study.
By Jason Dearen

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Police ID suspect in Pennsylvania trooper attack

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched the northeastern Pennsylvania woods for a heavily armed survivalist.
By Michael Rubinkam

Agency's response to GM issue criticized

WASHINGTON - Both houses of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency over tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars.
By Joan Lowy

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Williams death: Hollywood reacts

SAN FRANCISCO - Beneath that reservoir of endless good humor resided demons so dark they could push Robin Williams to suicide.
By HAVEN DALEY and HILLEL ITALIE

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

Local actor appears in 'Step Up: All In'

Fourteen years after graduating from Lakeside High School, Stephen Jones has caught his break. Jones, is Jasper Tarik in the upcoming 3-D dance film "Step Up: All In."
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Economy grew at strong 4 percent rate

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.
By Martin Crutsinger

218,000 jobs added in July

WASHINGTON — Private employers added 218,000 jobs, down from 281,000 in June. It was the fourth straight month of job gains above 200,000.
By Christopher S. Rugaber

Friday, July 25, 2014

Market extends its correction-free streak

A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky. And the U.S. stock market's response? After dipping briefly on ...
By Steve Rothwell

House votes to boost child tax credit for some

WASHINGTON - More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Stars 'Get On Up' in Augusta

Three nights after James Brown’s biopic Get On Up premiered at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, the bright-lights and red carpet shifted from New York to Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, July 19, 2014

High winds push growing Washington wildfire

WINTHROP, Wash. - Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.

HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

NEW YORK - The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic might be slowing ...
By Mike Stobbe

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Obama picks ex-P&G head to lead VA

Presi­dent Obama is selecting former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, a West Point graduate, as his choice to be the next secretary of Veterans Affairs, an administration official ...
By Julie Pace

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Obama signs port deepening law

With the president's signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is authorized to begin construction.

Monday, June 9, 2014

57,000-plus await initial VA visits

An audit of Veterans Affairs reveals that tens of thousands of veterans have yet to see a doctor.
By Matthew Daly

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Actor Tracy Morgan critically hurt in fatal 6-car pileup

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured Saturday after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a chain-reaction crash on the ...

Friday, May 30, 2014

VA's Shinseki resigns

WASHINGTON - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid widespread troubles in the VA health care system.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died. She was 86.
By Hillel Italie

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Texas twins graduate despite mom's murder

AMARILLO, Texas -- Three years after their mother was murdered by their father, two teens graduate as their high school valedictorian and salutatorian.
By JON MARK BEILUE

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Texas officer who shot armed 93-year-old fired

HEARNE, Texas - Officials in a small Central Texas town voted Saturday to fire a police officer who shot and killed an armed 93-year-old woman during a confrontation.

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Vogtle workers see both reactor projects

Some veterans of the nuclear industry were at the site south of Augusta to see the complex network of rebar and concrete rising out of the ground in the 1970s and ’80s. Now, they are back.
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