state/national
Protesters: Not time for Cuba ties
MIAMI — Waving U.S. and Cuban flags and chanting “Obama, traitor,” anti-Castro protesters gathered Saturday in a Little Havana park in a show of opposition to the president’s plan to normalize rela...
December 20, 2014 11:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
President says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond “in a place an...
December 20, 2014 12:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Sugarland, promoter settle with state fair victims
Country duo Sugarland, concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39 million to settle claims stemming from the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, lawyers ...
December 19, 2014 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children
An Australian woman was arrested for murder in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead inside the woman's home.
December 19, 2014 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - Today's headlines are: Woodruff Arts Center receives $120,000 grant - Georgia public health officials craft driver safety programs - Georgia police offer holiday shipping safety tips - Gwi...
December 19, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bergdahl investigation wraps up; top leaders get briefings
The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan and leaders were briefing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this afternoon, off...
December 19, 2014 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cops: Woman killed boy, falsely reported abduction
UPDATE: A 19-year old New York woman is accused of killing a 5-year-old cousin in her care and then calling in a false report that two masked intruders took the boy from their Albany-area home.
December 19, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Obama: No quick end to embargo on Cuba
Two days after reopening diplomatic relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama said Friday he doesn't expect the effort to bring overnight change on the island, a quick end to the U.S. economic em...
December 19, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pakistan executes militants and bombards tribal areas
UPDATE: Pakistan hanged two convicted militants Friday in the country's first executions in years, while warplanes and ground forces pounded insurgent hideouts in a northwest region bordering Afgha...
December 19, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Odd News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Dog injures Wyoming man in accidental shooting - Yakima official suspended for too many texts - Gold tooth dropped into Missouri donation kettle - Texas eatery worker gets mi...
December 19, 2014 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
UPDATE: President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader and pledged the U.S. would respond "in a plac...
December 19, 2014 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Theater shooter's parents plead for his life
UPDATE: The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain — a move that rekindled the long-running, emotional debate about whether ...
December 19, 2014 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bush officials gave CIA wide latitude
UPDATE: In July 2004, despite growing internal concerns about the CIA's brutal interrogation methods, senior members of George W. Bush's national security team gave the agency permission to employ ...
December 19, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Flu season, early again, hitting hard in South and Midwest
Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the South and Midwest.
December 19, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Whales returning to Georgia to give birth
The first right whale sighting of the season was a twofer. Flying 16 miles east of Cumberland Island on Dec. 13, researchers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spotted not o...
December 19, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say
The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their...
December 19, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Dalton police officer faces child molestation charge
A Dalton police officer hired earlier this year is facing a child molestation charge after a girl accused him of fondling her while he was off-duty.
December 19, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Spy's parents search for son after Cuba-US deal
The parents of convicted spy Rolando Sarraff Trujillo feared the worst when their son failed to call home from prison and they were told he had been taken away at dawn. But officials assured the co...
December 19, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Odd News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Plumber's old truck ends up with militant group - Germany: 73 pounds of cocaine in coffee shipment - Worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist - Broken treetop hangin...
December 18, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
rss feed
State and national news feed