NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - A grieving Connecticut town braced itself Monday to bury the first two of the 20 small victims of an elementary school gunman and debated when classes could resume - and where, given the carnage in the building and the children's associations with it.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 4 out of 5 Americans now think temperatures are rising and that global warming will be a serious problem for the United States if nothing is done about it, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds.
NEWTOWN, Conn. - A gunman opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked Friday, killing at least 26 people, including 18 children, by blasting his way through the building as young students cowered helplessly in classrooms while their teachers and classmates were shot.
SAVANNAH - An autopsy has determined a Glynn County commissioner suffered a gunshot wound to the head before drowning in the Frederica River, where his body was found floating beside a docked boat.
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey (AP) - The Pentagon says it will send Patriot air defense missiles and 400 troops to Turkey as part of a NATO force meant to protect Turkish territory from potential Syrian missile attack.
SAVANNAH - Scientists are tracking two great white sharks off the coast of Georgia and South Carolina as part of an effort to learn more about their migration patterns and raise awareness of the species.
HARDEEVILLE, S.C. - Work on a new bridge linking South Carolina and Georgia is expected to begin next year.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - A satellite North Korea launched aboard a long-range rocket is orbiting normally, South Korean officials said Thursday, following a defiant liftoff that drew a wave of international condemnation.
BRUNSWICK - A Glynn County commissioner was found dead Tuesday floating beside a docked boat on St. Simons Island, where police suspect someone killed the local official as he was returning home from an evening out with friends.
DARIEN - A judge has ordered a new trial in a manslaughter case because a juror sent text messages during the trial to the victim's brother.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Koreans danced in the streets of their capital Wednesday after the regime of young leader Kim Jong Un successfully fired a long-range rocket, defying international warnings and taking a big step forward in its quest to develop a nuclear-tipped missile.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A federal judge in Atlanta has cleared the way for a section of Georgia's tough law targeting illegal immigration that had been blocked to enter into effect.
WASHINGTON (AP) - HSBC, the British banking giant, said Tuesday it will pay $1.9 billion to settle a money-laundering probe by federal and state authorities in the United States.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress and the White House can significantly soften the initial impact of the "fiscal cliff" even if they fail to reach a compromise by Dec. 31. One thing they cannot control, however, is the financial markets' reaction, which possibly could be a panicky sell-off that triggers economic reversals worldwide.
STATESBORO - Consumers appear more optimistic this holiday shopping season, and most plan to spend the same amount of money on gifts as they did last year, according to a fall consumer confidence survey by Georgia Southern University's Bureau of Business Research and Economic Development.
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