Spc. John Coomes will have difficulty trying to top his 28th birthday, which he celebrated on Saturday by returning home from overseas to be surrounded by close friends and family for the first time in a year.
About 50 people gathered at the Houndslake Country Club on Tuesday night for an event to recognize Aiken's favorite businesses and their owners.The 20th annual Readers' Choice Awards, co-sponsored by the Aiken Standard and the country club, honored 125...
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive today at the Aiken Mall from 2 to 7 p.m. There is an urgent need for donors to prevent an emergency blood shortage, according to a press release issued by the organization’s Columbia office.
NEW YORK — Two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge – one of New York City’s most heavily secured landmarks – were replaced sometime during the night with white banners that were spotted Tuesday morning fluttering in the wind.
KHARKIV, Ukraine — A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the...
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education announced that states must develop plans that would require the assignment of high-quality teachers to schools with high percentages of low-income students.
HELENA, Mont. — The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday publicly reprimanded a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist after suggesting the 14-year-old victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime.