Hotel 'manned' by robots has eye on savings, future

...went into meltdowns in 2011, in the worst nuclear catastrophe since Chernobyl.One area Henn na Hotel still relies on human beings is security.The place is dotted with security cameras, and real people are watching everything through a monitor to make...

GreenJackets: Delmarva's home run fail draws national attention

Something as odd as a player missing home plate on a home run is worthy of being news. When he misses the plate in the ninth inning and prevents his team from potentially winning the game, that's when you...

Push to test old rape kits creates backlog for GBI crime lab

...followed criticism that old evidence wasn't being tested, often because of victims' reluctance...misconceptions that were preventing samples from being tested and entered into the state and national...recall the kit from the lab prior to it being tested," Rollins said. "I think we...

Andy Roddick coming out of retirement to play doubles with Fish

...bookends" of his career. It's where he won his first tour title in 2001 and his last in 2012. He retired in 2012 and being back, if only for a week, left him feeling "awkward.""I feel like the kid who's too old to go back to the high school...

Final vote on stormwater fee set for today by Augusta Commission

...deleted the legal session from the called meeting agenda.The late agenda addition fueled criticism that the public will is being ignored, although General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said the vote meets the commission rule requirement that first and second...

NFL close to new inspection rules for footballs

...first preseason game is Aug. 9, the Hall of Fame game between Minnesota and Pittsburgh in Canton, Ohio.Among the details being considered for the new policy: having game officials appointed by the referee inspect the 48 footballs for each game more than...

Mega-merger would bolster Blue Cross in Georgia

...companies would be part of a new Big Three, with UnitedHealthcare being the other giant player. Still, other significant insurers...as health care reimbursements increasingly are changing and being tied to the quality of care.Just Thursday, WellStar Health...

Pedro Martinez will have his No. 45 retired by Boston on Tuesday

...team that ended an 86-year World Series drought, felt like he learned so much just being with the right-hander."Pedro is the most unbelievable human being that I've ever been around," Ortiz said after a career-best, seven-RBI night...

Panel formed to review death of Sandra Bland in Texas jail

...on the toxicology report, saying final findings were still being prepared.The amount of THC, one of the active components...Diepraam, said last week that he wouldn't rule out the drug being smuggled into the jail."It may be relevant as to her state...

FBI, Aiken authorities brief church leaders on active shooter situations

...you want to be prepared."Allen Talbert Jr., a deacon at Carey Hill Baptist Church in Clark Hill, S.C., said there was no such thing as being too careful, even when worshiping."You can always be vigil at church," he said.