Heaviest-yet Israeli bombardment kills at least 100, knocks out power plant
Posted: 4:48 PM
- Palestinian officials say ten members of one family were among at least 100 Palestinians killed in today's Israeli air strikes and tank shelling. Israeli warplanes carried out dozens of attacks, leveling the home of the top Hamas leader in Gaza.
Recount ordered in Ga. school superintendent race
Posted: 4:33 PM
- Unofficial tallies after the July 22 race showed that Irwin County educator Richard Woods earned just over 50 percent of votes and the two were separated by less than 1 percent of total votes.
Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma
Posted: 3:22 PM
- Lushniak says skin cancer rates won't change until American attitudes do. Tanned skin, he warns, is damaged skin.
Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies
Updated: 4:42 PM
- They were walking along Caspersen Beach in Venice Sunday afternoon when the 1972 Piper Cherokee plane made an emergency landing after reporting problems. Officials say the father and daughter were hit by either the plane or its debris.
Parents sue Georgia school system in gym mat death
Posted: 12:53 PM
- Classmates found Johnson's body inside a rolled-up mat propped in a corner of the gym Jan. 11, 2013.
Unaccompanied youths enroll in Georgia schools
Updated: 1:03 PM
- Caroline Woodason, the school system's assistant director for student support, said the children have relatives in the Dalton area and are staying with them.
Gov. Haley urges Atlantic Beach to end Bikefest
Posted: 11:52 AM
- The Atlantic Beach Bikefest attracts tens of thousands to the small seaside community every Memorial Day weekend. But this year, there were eight shootings along the Grand Strand, including three people shot and killed at a motel nearby Myrtle Beach.
SC will keep fighting for gay marriage ban
- A legally married gay couple living in South Carolina sued in September over the state's ban. That federal case has been on hold while Virginia's ban was being heard.
Observers, investigators kept away by fighting
- Government troops have stepped up their push to win back territory from pro-Russian separatists in fighting that the United Nations said today has killed more than 1,100 people in four months.
Israeli PM speaks of `prolonged' campaign in Gaza
- Meanwhile, a strike on a Gaza park killed 10 people, nine of them children. Israeli and Palestinian authorities traded blame over the attack as fighting in the Gaza war raged on despite a major Muslim holiday.
Deal to improve veterans health care authorizes $15B in emergency spending
- Congressional aides say the agreement includes $10 billion to make it easier for veterans who can’t get prompt appointments with Veterans Affairs doctors to obtain outside care and $5 billion to hire doctors, nurses and other medical staff.
Man falls to death from Spartanburg County bridge
- Clevenger said a witness reported seeing the man fall from the bridge. The coroner said passing motorists stopped to check on the man, and it did not appear he was struck by a vehicle.
1 shot and wounded outside Charleston-area mall
- Pryor says the wounded man told investigators he arrived at the mall to pick up someone he knew when a confrontation ensued between the two and shots were fired.
40 brush fires reported in Irmo in 5 hours
- Irmo Chief Fire Marshal Jeff Allen said all the fires were set in less than five hours Sunday afternoon and evening, leading fire officials to think the blazes were intentionally set.
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