View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - State, National News


Black lawmakers walk out of House after Obama vote

ATLANTA (AP) - Frustrated black lawmakers staged a walkout Friday after the Georgia House decided to delay another vote on a resolution that would have honored President Barack Obama as a politician with an "unimpeachable reputation for integrity, vision and passion."

March 20, 2009 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press Writer | State, National News


US deficit forecast to hit $1.8 trillion this year

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's budget would generate deficits averaging almost $1 trillion a year over the next decade, according to the latest congressional estimates, significantly worse than predicted by the White House just last month.

March 20, 2009 | By Andrew Taylor Associated Press Writer | State, National News


Senate broadens tuition tax credit

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has voted to broaden the state's new tuition tax credit program, which gives income tax credits to donors who contribute to scholarship programs for students to attend private schools.

March 20, 2009 | Associated Press For the Bryan County News | State, National News


House approves payment for rape exoneree

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House has approved a move to pay more than $700,000 to a Georgia man who was wrongly convicted of rape.

March 20, 2009 | Associated Press For the Bryan County News | State, National News


State legislators push fitness tests

ATLANTA (AP) - Students would soon have to complete an annual physical fitness testing under a measure that cleared the Georgia Legislature.

March 19, 2009 | Associated Press For the Bryan County News | State, National News


13 firms receiving bailout owe back taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) - At least 13 firms receiving billions of dollars in bailout money owe a total of more than $220 million in unpaid federal taxes, a key lawmaker said Thursday.

March 19, 2009 | By Stephen Ohlemacher Associated Press Writer | State, National News


Senate votes to scrap annual raise

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Tuesday voted to scrap the system that awards members of Congress an automatic cost-of-living pay raise every year.

March 17, 2009 | By Andrew Taylor Associated Press Writer | State, National News


Wall Street resumes rally following housing report

NEW YORK (AP) - You know things have changed on Wall Street when the housing industry saves the day.

March 17, 2009 | By Stephen Bernard and Tim Paradis AP Business Writers | State, National News


Irish eyes are smiling

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - As bagpipers and shamrock-plastered floats passed the crowd, Nancy Cox raised a Bloody Mary and clicked the heels of her emerald slippers - one of the head-to-toe green accessories of her "Wizard of Oz" costume.

March 17, 2009 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press | State, National News


Financial overhaul bill on its way soon?

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee said Tuesday he hoped to begin writing legislation by early May on overhauling how the federal government regulates the nation's financial system.

March 17, 2009 | Jim Abrams Associated Press | State, National News


PSC Oks new nuclear power sites

ATLANTA (AP) - The state Public Service Commisison approved Georgia Power's plan to build two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, near Augusta.

March 17, 2009 | For the Bryan County News Associated press | State, National News


Housing starts surge

WASHINGTON (AP) - Housing construction posted a surprisingly large increase in February, bolstered by strength in all parts of the country except the West.

March 17, 2009 | By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer | State, National News


Georgia's 'immigrant highway'

CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) - Odilio Perez aches for a life beyond Buford Highway, a six-lane stretch of strip malls and ethnic diversity that cuts through three counties in the New American South.

March 16, 2009 | John Moreno Gonzales Associated Press | State, National News


Savannah woman shoots daughter

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Savannah woman shot and wounded her 11-year-old daughter as she slept in her bed Monday morning, police said.

March 16, 2009 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press | State, National News


AIG Outrage

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama declared Monday that insurance giant American International Group is in financial straits because of "recklessness and greed" and said he intends to stop it from paying out millions in executive bonuses.

March 16, 2009 | By Tom Raum Associated Press | State, National News


« First  « Prev  60 61 62 63 64

Page 64 of 64

Articles by Section - State, National News


Google and Reddit are cracking down on Internet pornography

This week, two notable Internet websites reevaluated their stances on pornographic material and have taken steps to eliminate this content from the public sphere.

February 27, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


How the Internet is changing science

In less than a second, the sun makes as much energy as the United States uses in one year.

February 27, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | State, National News


Community saves autistic boy’s birthday party after none of his classmates show

KISSIMMEE, Florida — When none of her son’s classmates showed up to his birthday party, a Florida mother took to social media to express her despair. Within hours, her community rallied to make her little boy’s day nothing short of magical.

February 27, 2015 | Jessica Ivins KSL | State, National News


Education, not harsh penalties, a more effective solution for teen sexting

At least once a week, Det. Rich Wistocki or one of his officers sits down with a teen caught sexting and lays out a series of consequences.

February 27, 2015 | Sara Israelsen-Hartley Deseret Media Companies | State, National News


Have You Seen This? Deep thoughts with Cookie Monster

SESAME STREET — On this sunny Tuesday, let me help you chase any clouds away with a nice kick in the nostalgia made better with a modern trend.

February 26, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | State, National News


Marketers bet big on location-based advertising

In the advertising world, tailoring the message to the intended target is key. Today's hot marketing trend is tapping into the location services built into a smartphone.

February 26, 2015 | Torin Koos KSL | State, National News


Legend's Oscar speech raises questions about more than race in the U.S.

Musician John Legend picked up an Oscar this past weekend for "Glory," an original song for the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic, "Selma," and used his time at the podium to draw attention to America's black incarceration rate.

February 25, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | State, National News


The worst kind of bullying can happen in your own home, study says

Nationwide efforts are trying to stamp out bullying in schools, but a new study suggests the biggest bully might be in your own home.

February 25, 2015 | Tracie Knabe Snowder KSL | State, National News


YouTube releases a new video app just for kids

Earlier today, popular video site YouTube unveiled a new app called YouTube Kids, a family-friendly version of YouTube made just for children. It will be available starting today on Google Play and in the Android app store.

February 25, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


Is growing income inequity hurting Social Security?

As America recovers from the recession, wealthy households are recovering faster than low-income ones, whose incomes have stagnated or declined since the crash. A new report says that this widening gap is sapping Social Security.

February 24, 2015 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | State, National News


Wealthy businessman gives back by helping addicts

GILBERT, Ariz. — Sometimes it takes the right kind of help and a generous donation to save people from self-destruction.

February 23, 2015 | Carole Mikita KSL | State, National News


'New' Dr. Seuss work coming this summer

July is for book lovers. Or, at least, this coming July.

February 23, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | State, National News


Is exposure to porn inevitable for kids?

One study estimates 83% of five-to-eight year olds know how to use a smartphone or table. Add to that the $3 billion mobile porn industry, and experts say exposure is inevitable.

February 22, 2015 | Mary Richards KSL | State, National News


Children with same-sex parents are worse off, study says

According to a new study from researchers at the Catholic University of America, children of same-sex parents are more likely to suffer from emotional issues than children of heterosexual couples. The researchers define "emotional issues" generally, but note that it can include ADHD, learning disabilities and seeking help from mental health professionals.

February 22, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


Key to weight loss could be found in teen brain scans, study says

The key to successful weight loss could be found by studying brain scans of hungry teens.

February 20, 2015 | Tracie Knabe Snowder KSL | State, National News


1 2 3 4  Next »  Last »

Page 1 of 4


Please wait ...