Holiday sales at barnesandnoble.com com were up 78 percent over last year; store sales increased by almost 10 percent. The company credited its popular e-readers, the Nook and the Nook Color, for the good news. Financially troubled Borders,...
As an increasing number of Americans are wondering whether they will have a next meal, a growing number of nonprofits have begun gathering unused edibles from businesses and governments and delivering them to hungry families. In Los Angeles, there...
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday that the money will come from shrinking the military's ground force, increasing health care premiums for troops, and other potentially unpopular cost-saving measures. Parts of the plan could run into...
We look closely at claims made by Republicans and Democrats about the health law -- from Rep. Michele Bachmann's statement on its cost to Rep. Nancy Pelosi's contention of its benefits.
The Bureau of Land Management is using birth control to whittle down the population of its herd of wild horses in the West. Right now there are 12,000 more horses than the range can support.
The planet's population stands at nearly 7 billion, and demographers project we may reach 9 billion by the middle of this century. Already, forests are vanishing, glaciers are melting and almost 1 billion people go hungry each day. When experts...
The administration said repeal would return the nation to a time the sick could lose health insurance. The administration cited the CBO estimate that a repeal would boost deficits over a 10-year period by $230 billion.
Governor Elect Nathan Deal has set up a blind trust to control his personal assets while in office. Jimmy Allen, a Tifton-based accountant will oversee the governor's assets while he's in office. Allen is also a Deal supporter. Deal...
Saturday at the Junior Bowl, some very talented young men will go at it on the gridiron to show their stuff against the best in the state of Georgia. Several of those players have been preceded by family members who have made it to the ultimate...
A federal panel charged with finding new ways to store high level nuclear waste will tour the Savannah River Site near Augusta Thursday. The Blue Ribbon Commission for America’s Nuclear Future was created by the Obama administration last year after...