What every American youth should know

...of course, increasing numbers of disasters come with the warnings of scientists.Yet, even as economists - and common sense - tell us our country is headed for a financial disaster, Americans are carrying on blissfully as if on the Titanic...

Being more inclusive with their schedules would help SEC and ACC

...no more extreme than when the SEC created divisions to establish a championship game in the first place.It's just common sense to expand the conference schedule to nine games to create more familiarity in a 14-team conference. Ask Alabama head...

Some wary parents opt for a baby blackout on Internet

...transparent about the way they collect data about users," says Caroline Knorr, the parenting editor at the nonprofit Common Sense Media, which studies children's use of technology. "Facebook's terms of service and privacy (policies...

Joe Jackson resigns from Augusta Commission

...replace the term-limited Jackson with 52 percent of the 2,371 votes cast.Lockett and Smith said no discussions have been made yet on his replacement, but each agreed that swearing in Hasan early would be the "common sense" approach.

Georgia Democrats, Republicans reach out to voters

...a canvassing app or calling by phone. It even dials the phones automatically.Academic research has confirmed what common sense and political experience have discovered: mass e-mails and robocalls by computers don't convince people to vote...

30 Great Gifts for $5 (or Less!)

...Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde... Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman... Wuthering Heightsby Emily Bronte... Common Sense by Thomas Paine... Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules VerneCoffee Mug with Hot Chocolate It doesn't have...

Former Georgia Gov. Zel Miller endorses Nunn's Senate bid

...believe.A nonprofit executive from Atlanta and daughter of former Sen. Sam Nunn, Michelle Nunn pitches herself as a "common-sense problem solver" above the rancor that has largely paralyzed Capitol Hill since Republicans regained a House majority...

Police: Mom helped son partake in 'fire challenge'

...Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill."It just goes against everything we're taught from when we're young and defies common sense," Grant said.In the past three weeks, the burn center has treated a 12-year-old and a 14-year-old who burned...

Phil Mickelson plays way onto Ryder Cup team

...it's fair out there if you can play the ball up," Graeme McDowell said. "The ball is picking up mud. ... Common sense has to prevail at some point."McDowell had just bogeyed the 16th hole and was in the fairway on 17 before the stoppage...

Rants & Raves

...and distrust for your neighbors. Even President Reagan was known for "trust, but verify." Listen to your internal common sense that you were raised with; not the bloviating talking heads on TV who are paid to gin you up and make you angry. Personally...