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Report Shows wide Variation in Premature Birth Rates

Posted: 11/12/2008 - The group's report says it's as low as nine percent in Vermont, and as high as 18.8 percent in Mississippi. The head of the March of Dimes, Dr. Jennifer Howse, calls that "a dash of cold water."

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Government Mortgage Plan Draws Complaints

Posted: 11/12/2008 - The hearing comes as the government's own plan is coming under fire. It calls for borrowers to get reduced interest rates or longer loan terms. But that plan only applies to loans either owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac -- which make up only about 20 percent of delinquent loans.

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Baucus Adds to Calls for Health Overhaul in '09

Posted: 11/12/2008 - Montana Senator Max Baucus's plan is similar to the one pushed by President-elect Obama. But his plan goes beyond Obama's by requiring everybody to purchase health insurance once affordable options are available.

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FDIC head says new mortgage plan insufficient

Posted: 11/11/2008 - The head of the FDIC says a new joint government-industry effort to help struggling homeowners is insufficient to bring widespread changes in home loans.

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Obama aides heading to Georgia

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Two Democrats close to Jim Martin's campaign say aides who worked in Barack Obama's presidential campaign are heading to Georgia to help Martin with his Senate runoff.

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Weather may delay shuttle's lift off

Updated: 11/11/2008 - The weather could put a chill on plans to launch space shuttle Endeavour Friday on a flight to the international space station.

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SC Governor Urges Residents to Oppose Bailout

Posted: 11/11/2008 - In a news conference Monday, Sanford echoed warnings he made to Congress last month when he argued against a second stimulus package. He urged taxpayers to voice their opposition in e-mails and calls to their congressmen and senators.

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Legal Motion would Remove James Brown Trustees

Posted: 11/11/2008 - The motion released by attorneys Monday accuses court-appointed trustees Adele Pope and Robert Buchanan of doing little to protect Brown's estate and legacy, as well as failing to file an adequate inventory and appraisal.

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Georgia congressman calls Obama Marxist

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Republican congressman Paul Broun from Georgia is calling President-elect Obama a Marxist and warning that he might be planning to form a Gestapo-like security force so he can rule as a dictator.

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Warner Robins Tops in Georgia for Raising Family

Posted: 11/11/2008 - The acting mayor of Warner Robins, Clifford Holmes, says it's only natural his middle Georgia community would be picked by BusinessWeek as Georgia's top city for raising a family.

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Fort Hood soldier from Georgia dies in Iraq

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A Fort Hood soldier from Georgia has been killed in Iraq. The Defense Department identified the soldier Monday as 22-year-old Pfc. Theron V. Hobbs of Albany.

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Baptizing the Dead

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Holocaust survivors say they're through trying to negotiate with the Mormon church over posthumous baptisms of Jews killed in Nazi concentration camps.

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