Jenny Sanford may be the key to her ex-husband's electoral chances From the Appalachian trail to the campaign trail, former Governor Mark Sanford is back on the grid. After defeating Curtis Bostic in the GOP primary runoff on Tuesday, 57% to 43%, Sanford should be the favorite to win the vacated congressional seat in South Carolina first district. More
Mark Sanford: Stephen Colbert isn't my opponent Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford vowed Wednesday to define Democratic rival Elizabeth Colbert Busch, saying the only thing voters know is that she's the sister of comedian Stephen Colbert. "She's not held office," Sanford said in an MSNBC interview. More
Genes of First Man Found? You're older than you think. DNA from an unnamed African-American from South Carolina is so distinctive that it led scientists to a unique conclusion: The roots of the human tree date back much further than previously thought. More
Flesh-eating bacteria hospitalizes another victim: New S.C. mom The rare disease commonly known as flesh-eating bacteria has claimed another victim: a South Carolina woman who had just given birth to a healthy set of twins and who noticed an unusual spot on the back of her leg. Lana Kuykendall, 36, is a paramedic, and ... 05/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Student in fight for her life battling flesh-eating bacteria Flesh-eating bacteria -- a rare, aggressive infection that violently attacks the deepest layers of skin -- has claimed a Georgia student's leg, hands and remaining foot, thrusting her into the fight of her life and stirring nationwide interest about her ... 05/12/2012 - 10:17 pm | View Link
Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group’s control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip’s only power plant.
Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is arguing that the U. S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the birth of children in "stable, lasting relationships." U. S. District Court Judge Orlando Garcia declared the state law unconstitutional in February, but allowed Texas to keep enforcing its ban pending an appeal.