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Turkish troops enter Kurdish enclave in northern Syria

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:28pm

By Lefteris Pitarakis

Afghan forces end deadly Taliban siege at Kabul hotel

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:27pm

By Rahim Faiez

Weekend of women’s marches promises continued momentum

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:04pm

By Haven Daley & John Locher

Despite shutdown, troops get football, Lady Liberty to open

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:00pm

By Richard Lardner

Shutdown continues into workweek, as Senate talks drag on

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 10:52pm

By Kevin Freking, Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram

Vox Populi: ‘Stephen Colbert should be off the air.’

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 10:32pm

“Just watched a little bit of Stephen Colbert, and he is definitely rude and profane, imposing words on President Trump as he was singing the national anthem at the football championship game. Stephen Colbert should be off the air. It is a disrespect of the office of the presidency. I know he doesn’t like Donald Trump, but it is disrespectful of our flag and our nation.”

Savannah Fire rescues man from Savannah River

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 9:22pm

Savannah Fire and Emergency Services rescued a man who fell in the Savannah River on Sunday.

Learn about proper use — and overuse — of antibiotics

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 8:00pm

Antibiotics are medications used to treat bacterial infection. Their proper use can be lifesaving, but, unfortunately, their improper use can cause potentially life-threatening issues and side effects.

NATHAN DEEN: Georgia football gets a jump on recruiting beyond 2018 class

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:32pm

Is it tempting this year for the Georgia football coaching staff to maybe take off just one day, even after the recruiting dead period has ended?

Endangered whale’s calving season peaks, but no babies seen

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:14pm

Scientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn seven weeks into the endangered species’ calving season — the longest researchers have gone without any sightings in nearly 30 years.

Federal shutdown enters Day 2 amid blame game on both sides

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:14pm

President Donald Trump’s budget director is holding out hope that feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress can reach a short-term spending agreement before the start of the workweek Monday, but he worries that the government shutdown could last for several more days if progress remains elusive.

Man dies after losing control, crashing on Interstate 16

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 5:52pm

Savannah-Chatham police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 16 that resulted in the death of a Statesboro man on Sunday.


SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 5:46pm

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Pope wraps Latin America trip haunted by Chile abuse scandal

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 5:13pm

Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Peru on Sunday by denouncing the plague of corruption sweeping through Latin America. But controversy over his accusations that Chilean sex abuse victims slandered a bishop continued to cast a shadow over what has become the most contested and violent trip of his papacy.

Live Oak libraries expand reach with PINES network; fines forgiven through Feb. 20

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 4:38pm

In February, Live Oak Public Libraries joins the PINES network of public libraries in Georgia, according to library officials.

After huge US crowds, European women join chorus for change

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 4:11pm

Thousands of people on two continents picked up the baton from the United States and rallied Sunday in solidarity with women demanding equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.

Congressman denies misconduct claim; ethics probe may follow

SMN Headlines - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 3:15pm

HARRISBURG, Pa. — House Speaker Paul Ryan called for an Ethics Committee investigation Saturday after the New York Times reported that U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that stemmed from his hostility toward a former aide who rejected his romantic overtures.