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Afghanistan's Opium Harvest Sets New Record

An annual U.N. report finds that more than 550,000 acres were cultivated with opium poppies this year that's approaching the total land area of Rhode Island.

Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Close To Resolving Pay Dispute With Drivers

Drivers locally are asking for a payment system that would bank one hour’s pay per workday to allow for summer pay. The union has voted to strike if the demands aren’t met.

Turning Weapons Into High-End Watches

A high-end jewelry company recycles the components of assault rifles into watches, rings and other luxe jewelry items. Each sale then funds the destruction of weapons in Africa.

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up

For toddlers, the risk is in taking a fall. Teenagers need to worry about car accidents, sports injuries and assault. Knowing how risks change can help prevent fatal or disabling brain injuries.

Westside Trail from Allene Avenue next to Murphy Crossing

City Leaders Break Ground On New Beltline Trail

The three-mile stretch joins what’s expected to be thirty-three miles of multi-use trails on a former rail line encircling the city.

Senator Johnny Isakson

Isakson, Perdue Expect Busy Senate Agenda in 2015

When the Senate convenes in January, Georgia's two senators say they expect fast movement on key bills like the Keystone oil pipeline and potential showdowns with President Barack Obama.

In Alaska's Senate Race, Republican Sullivan Upsets Incumbent

The late call in Alaska's vote is due to a close margin on Election Day and the time required to collect all the ballots from the state's far-flung polling places.

WATCH: Turkish Protesters Attack 3 U.S. Sailors In Istanbul

The sailors were from the USS Ross, a warship docked nearby. Protesters from a left-leaning group pushed them, placed sacks on their heads and chanted, "Yankee, go home." The sailors escaped unhurt.

Two Workers Rescued From Scaffolding 69 Stories Up At 1 World Trade Center

Firefighters had to break a window to rescue the pair after their scaffolding malfunctioned.