Roberson 'thankful' for time on the Richmond County Board of Education

...mother washed clothes and saved money to help him get into Paine College, where he studied history. Roberson also used financial aid and scholarships to complete his degree. "I didn't have a car, so my aunt dropped me off and picked me up every afternoon...

Emory Ebola patients reported recovered, released

...Brantly didn't take questions at the news conference, but he did briefly describe how they confronted Ebola in Liberia. He said aid workers had begun "preparing for the worst" after learning of the outbreak in March, and saw their first patient in June...

Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall

...benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.The Labor Department said Thurs day that weekly claims for jobless aid fell 14,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000. The prior week's figures were revised up slightly to 311,000...

SC student collapses, dies on school track

...said the ninth-grader collapsed on the track at Broome High School. A school nurse and athletic trainer administered first aid until emergency medical service workers arrived, but they were unable to revive the teen. "We offer our deepest prayers and...

Bank of America reaches $17 billion settlement with U.S. over sale of securities

...Like the Bank of America deal, those settlements were a mixture of hard cash and "credits" for various forms of consumer aid that the banks promised to provide.The Bank of America settlement was negotiated through a joint federal and state working...

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...recently was awarded a $1.9 million grant to develop a way of mapping the brains of tiny zebrafish, whose skin is clear enough to aid in ... University Merger The name Georgia Regents University has many people asking: What is a Regent? Here's a dictionary...

Students look for ways around high book prices

...anthropology class, registered at $179.The hefty charge will be paid through Pacheco's student loans and other financial aid, she said."She's taking out a loan, on top of a loan, and then she's selling her kidneys," said her friend, Johnny...

Oklahoma suspends running back Joe Mixon after assault charge

...roster.The school said with appropriate conditions, Mixon will be permitted to continue as a student, eligible for financial aid. DUKE: Tight end Braxton Deaver will miss the season after tearing a knee ligament.Team officials said Deaver injured his...

2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

ATLANTA - An Ameri can aid worker infected with Ebola arrived Tuesday in Atlanta, joining a second...Writebol, said in a statement read by the president of SIM USA, the aid group with which she was working in Liberia. "Now we have a real reason...