Iowa woman jailed at age 15 for murder recommended for parole

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- An Iowa woman who once was the youngest person in the state's prisons serving a life sentence has been resentenced and recommended for parole, officials say.

Greenhouse gas may be fuel source

ATHENS, Ga., March 26 (UPI) -- Excess carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere, the major driving force of global climate change, could someday be a fuel source, a U.S. biotechnologist says.
Conference focuses on elderly gays

Conference focuses on elderly gays

MIAMI, May 8 (UPI) -- About 160 people gathered in South Florida for a one-day conference on how gays, lesbians and transgendered people cope with aging.

Univ. of Georgia president seeks playoff

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- University of Georgia President Michael Adams wrote a letter to NCAA President Myles Brand Tuesday, calling for a college football playoff system.

Football showdown is no 'cocktail party'

ATLANTA, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Television broadcasters must refrain this year from referring to Saturday's Georgia-Florida football game as "The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party."

Iverson, Gasol named NBA weekly stars

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers' Allen Iverson and Memphis Grizzlies' Pau Gasol were named Monday as NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week.

Pair charged with lingerie scam

OCEANSIDE, N.Y., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- An alert clerk at a Victoria's Secret store in a New York City suburb helped trap two suspected con artists who allegedly ran an underwear scam for months.

Cool rainy summer one for the record books

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Weather-record keepers say this year's cooler than usual summer is bringing an early fall to the upper Midwest and record rains to parts of the South.

World chess title on the line in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya, July 12 (UPI) -- The battle for the chess world championship got under way in Libya Monday between a Britain's Michael Adams and Uzbekistan's Rustam Kasimdzhanov.

Michael Adams to coach WNBA's Mystics

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Former NBA player Michael Adams is the new coach of the Washington Mystics of women's pro basketball.

University of Georgia faces lawsuit

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A former University of Georgia student has filed a $25-million federal lawsuit against the school and three athletes she accused of raping her last year.

Report: Georgia accuses Jim Harrick Jr.

ATLANTA, May 21 (UPI) -- The University of Georgia has laid blame for problems with its men's basketball program squarely at the feet of Jim Harrick Jr.

Georgia names Felton coach

ATHENS, Ga., April 10 (UPI) -- Vince Dooley has selected Dennis Felton to replace the embattled Jim Harrick as coach of the Georgia men's basketball team.

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Report: Dennis Felton to coach Georgia

ATHENS, Ga., April 8 (UPI) -- Georgia reportedly has found a replacement for former basketball coach Jim Harrick.

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Report: Jim Harrick Sr. retires

LOS ANGELES, March 28 (UPI) -- Embattled Georgia Coach Jim Harrick, who resigned Thursday night in the wake of an ongoing academic scandal, is now retired.

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Jim Harrick resigns at Georgia

ATHENS, Ga., March 27 (UPI) -- Georgia basketball coach Jim Harrick resigned Thursday night, less than three weeks after an academics scandal shamed the school into withdrawing from postseaso

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Georgia suspends basketball coach

ATHENS, Ga., March 10 (UPI) -- Findings of academic fraud have cost the Georgia men's basketball team a chance to play in any postseason tournaments and may eventually cost coach Jim Harrick

Executive Business Briefing

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Here is a look at more of Monday's top business stories: